posted 1 Mar 2013, 04:33 by Garry Alexander   [ updated 30 Oct 2016, 10:31 by Garry Alexander ]
HOMENIUK, James (Jim) MCpl - retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces 400 and 411 Squadrons. 

At the age of 65 with his wife and children at his bedside on Wednesday May 16th, 2012 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Jim passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Beloved husband of Pat for 40 years. Devoted father of Kelly (Jason Poulton), Christopher and Terri. Cherished Grandfather of Hanna and Owen. Dear brother of Dennis (Bonnie). Jim will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews his extended family as well as friends and all who knew him. 

He cherished his time served with the forces which allowed him to explore the Canadian Arctic in Alert and lead him on peacekeeping tours to Bosnia. He adored photography and loved his career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. 

Friends and family may visit MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road Whitby (North of hwy 2) 905-443-3376 from 6-9pm Monday, May 21, 2012. 

A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 2:30pm. In memory of James, donations to the R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.


With camera aboard a cruise boat, the Chief Commanda, on a day trip to Keystone Island 
on Lake Nipissing, North Bay Summer Camp 1979.

These photos are from an article written by Sgt Rollie Reeves, the 2RSU Photo Tech, who did a story on 400 ARS Summer Camp in North Bay & was published in the Base paper, the North Bay Nugget.


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