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April 8, 1929 - November 12, 2022

In Loving Memory ~

It is with deep sadness, we announce the passing of Harold Wilfred Littler, our husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather in Trail B.C.

Harold was born in Cumberland, BC in 1929 to Edythe (nee Abraham) and Robert Littler.

He is predeceased by his parents and his sisters, Phyllis Grant and Lily Siggs.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Frances (Frankie) May (nee Richardson) with whom he eloped in Blaine, Washington State, in 1948.

Harold and Frankie raised five children,

Lynn Steele, Terry Bronswyk, Richard Littler, Robert Littler and Deborah Jones. After building their first home in Lynn Valley, B.C, the family and Sam, their dog, packed up and moved to Quesnel in 1955.

Harold was a master floor layer and master carpenter by trade. Harold was an accomplished photographer and enjoyed fishing, bridge and golf as pastimes.

Along with raising their children, most memorably located on Dragon Lake, Harold and Frankie established a business with Frankie as bookkeeper, salesperson and Jill of all trades (Quesnel Floors), built and renovated houses, built an apartment (Blue Spruce Apartments in Quesnel), and enjoyed life to its fullest.

Upon retirement (really the Littlers didn't retire), they relocated to Mill Bay on Vancouver Island (renovating 4 homes and building 1 spec home) and enjoyed sailing their sailboat, the "Lazy L" up and down the inside passage.

Then onto their Songhees condo on Victoria Harbour. Interior BC called them to One Hundred Mile House for a number of years where they designed and built their lakeside home on Watch Lake. It was here when Harold and Frankie felt the call of Quesnel again to be nearer to family and old friends.

It was in Quesnel that Harold and Frankie built their last house together and settled in with Sam, their wonderful cocker spaniel and then with Molly, their lovable miniature schnauzer.

When Harold and Frankie needed more assistance, their children relocated them to Kamloops, then to Mission and Langley, and now, most recently to Castlegar where their daughter, Deborah has been their caregiver.

All these years later, Harold is survived by his 5 children, 13 grandchildren - Chera and Michael Bronswyk, Bradly and Jon Littler, Gregory and David Long, Joshua, Dustin and Jordan Littler, Megan Allen, Erica, Graeme and Matthew Jones and 29 great grandchildren.

Harold is to be cremated and his remains taken to Quesnel one last time in the Spring of 2023. Frankie and Harold's family and friends will celebrate his life, together, at that time.

Rest in Peace, dear Husband and Dad

and Grampa and Uncle and Friend.....

till we meet again.....

Love always, Frankie,

Lynn, Terry, Rick, Rob, Deb.