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Ross Arthur Welte

June 11, 1948 - November 19, 2023


Ross passed away peacefully on November 19 th after enduring many years of serious health
issues. Ross is survived by his loving wife, Heather, brother Murray (Cathy), son Michael
(Kacey), Grandsons Bennett and Evan.
Ross was born in Vancouver before moving to Vancouver Island where he would meet Heather.
The two later settled in Abbotsford to start a family and further a career in the automotive
industry. Ross and Heather also purchased the Pirates Den Fish and Chip Restaurant before
Ross would later focus the next 30 years on his own company wholesaling vehicles in BC and
Washington State. Ross had a kind, caring and charismatic personality. He enjoyed going out to
eat with family, had a major sweet tooth, a love for Diet Coke, and watching Golf on the
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at the Cottage Pavilion where Ross spent the last 8
years after suffering a debilitating Stroke. No service will be held.
We are grateful for the time we had with Ross and will carry his memory in our hearts forever.
He will be deeply missed.


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From: Richard Hay
Relation: Business, chemical sales.

I am so sorry for your loss Heather. Heartfelt Blessings to you and your family.
I was the owner of ConVen Distributors and looked after all your chemical needs.
We had many wonderful meals in your restaurant, just the best fish&chips anywhere.

From: La Vonne Bandsma
Relation: I did not. I am a long time friend of Mike.

Mike I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. I know that the last several years have been so very hard. I just wanted you to know that I will pray for you and your family as you say goodbye. Blessings on you my friend. Sending love and a big hug.

From: Josephine Steele
Relation: Ross was a resident where I worked and I thought of him and Heather as family.

Dear Heather, and family. Sending the biggest hugs to you. You know how much you and Ross have meant to me Heather. He was a great guy and you were the best at giving him all he needed . Missing the times we spent together. My deepest sympathy to all.

From: maryanne crawford
Relation: through our brother Adrian Brandes

Hello Heather and family, Peter(Brandes) and Maryanne Crawford would like to wish you hearfelt condolences for your loss of Ross…..we have known him forever it seems and he was a great guy….He always used to come and visit Adrian at Hall Pontiac and your family was so kind to us in Adrian’s passing oh so many years ago….our prayers are with you and your family at this time….

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