January 26, 1932 – March 2, 2020
Bhanu (Andy) born in Ludhiana, Punjab India on January 26th, 1932 passed away peacefully on March 2nd, 2020 at the age of 88. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Madhuri, sons Rajan (Freeza), Romi (Harjinder), and daughters Vinita and Aunjali, 4 grandsons, 4 granddaughters and 1 great grandson.
Bhanu and Madhuri along with their daughter Vinita immigrated to Canada in 1957 and have called Duncan their home ever since. He started his career in Honeymoon Bay, then moved to Crofton Pulp Mill in 1964, eventually transferring to Crofton Newsprint for the start up of #1 paper machine where he worked until his retirement.
Over the span of 63 years in Duncan, his accomplishments were many, most notably:
Â· Chief Ranger of International Order of Foresters (IOF)
Â· Candidate for Alderman
Â· School Board Trustee
Â· Member of the Chamber of Commerce
Â· Served on the Centennial Committee
Â· Served on the Duncan-North Cowichan Citizen’s Assembly
Bhanu was known for his love of music and ballroom dancing. He loved the outdoors, most particularly boating and camping with his family.
Special thanks to the nurses and doctors at Cowichan District Hospital for their compassion and kindness during his brief illness.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 9th, 12:00 noon at: HW Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre 5285 Polky Rd., Duncan, BC
Lunch to follow at the Sikh Temple Gurdwara, 3210 Sherman Rd, Duncan BC
Online condolences may be made at: www.hwwallacecbc.com
H. W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre