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Bruce Syme

March 11, 1944 - December 31, 2015

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Jamie passed away peacefully, surrounded by family.  Jamie was a testimony of God’s grace and healing.  Almost 4 years ago, he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and given a survival rate of 4 to 5 months.  Throughout his journey with cancer, he never wavered in his faith in God.  His health care professionals often said that there was no predicting what Jamie’s future might be as he blew holes in their predictions time after time. Born in Mississauga, Ontario to Eva and Bruce Syme, Husband of Kathryn Ann (Aitchison) Syme, Brother to Heather, Stephen, Colleen, Brian, Patrick, Bonnie, Scott, Michael, Robin, and Laurie;  Father to Bruce, Tamara, Eva, Jeremy, Paul, Robert, and Miranda; Grandfather to Robin, Jordan, Leland, Colton, and Henry; Great-grandfather to Wesley and Ronald; Servant of God.  A memorial service will be held at Grace Church, 2087 McMillan Road, Abbotsford, BC on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to:   KSyme, 3695 Nicomen Place, Abbotsford, BC V3G 1J1 for the Jamie Syme Memorial Fund.  

 

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From: Kathy Watkins
Relation: friend

Dear Kathy and all of Jamie’s family, Remembering this wonderful, friend who walked with God. His smile will always be in our hearts. Praying for all of you.
Love and blessings,
Kathy Watkins

From: Lynne Patricia Doucette
Relation: Family friend since 1976

So many fond memories of Jamie, it’s hard to pick one, but the most quintessential ones would be when he was sharing a personal word from God for me. These I will treasure. Love and prayers for Kathy and the family.

From: Nancy and Tabor Mercier
Relation: friend

We were sad to hear of Jamie’s passing. Tabor loved him very much and always considered him a good friend. We both so appreciated it when Jamie came to see him in Vancouver when he was in the hospital. We have fond memories of you both and loved you. Your lives were a testimony to the love and grace of God. Blessings to you.

From: Korky Neufeld
Relation: Friend and Pastor

May God’s grace be tangibly evident to the Syme family during this time of grief! The whole Neufeld family shares in your loss at this time, we knew and loved Jamie! Love you Kathy!

From: John and Zoe Wimbush
Relation: Friend

Sorry to hear about Jamie’s passing. Our condolences to all the family.
We will pray for you and we know that Jamie is in heaven.

From: Ron and Venita Foos
Relation: friend

We will all miss Jamie very much but we know we will meet again.
He was a tremendous ROCK in the Body of Christ and was always an encouragement and blessing to be with.
May God’s love and peace be with all the family.

From: Vanessa F.
Relation: Friend

Kathy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Jamie’s passing. What a sweet, kind and gentle person he was. I always enjoyed his stories about how he visited Newfoundland, it always made me smile. Much love and prayers to you during this time from across the country. Love you Kathy, think of you often.
– Vanessa

From: Lloyd Scoular
Relation: friend

I had the privilege of knowing Jaimie through the distribution and sharing of Cob’s Bread to those in need. He also shared with those who were hungry spiritually. I will miss those times we would meet for coffee. Dear Kathy, Eva & children: May the Lord console you in the days ahead. Love, Lloyd

From: Kim Harrington
Relation: Friend

My dear friend Jamie, I will always remember you and the many laughs that we shared. It was such an honour to care for you and spend time sharing life stories, you are a blessing. Till we meet again my friend, so much love to your family at this time. Kim xoxo

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 9, 2016
Beginning at 2:00pm

Location:
Grace Church
2087 McMillan Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

2087 McMillan Road
Abbotsford, BC Canada

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