Herbert Alvin Fader
July 29, 1939 ~ January 26, 2013
Herb passed away at the age of 73 in Surrey, BC after coping with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Vancouver, BC to Herbert E. E. Fader and Zena (nee Mylroie).
Herb was predeceased by brothers Stanley, Donald and sister Dorothy Hislop. He is survived by four children: Shari Fader, Rebecca (Ralph) Browns, Bruce (Toya) Fader, Tanya (Tracy Harley); sisters: Audrey Faddegon, Joan (Frank) Kelly and brother Edward (Diana); grandchildren: Aaron, Jeremy, Hannah, Nathan and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Herb grew up in Ocean Park, Surrey, and was a 1957 Grad of Semiahmoo High School, White Rock, BC. After graduating from UBC, he started his career in education as a teacher and superintendent of schools. He was employed in many districts in the provinces of BC and Alberta. He was also in the Department of Education for the Alberta government.
Herb liked playing many sports but basketball was his favourite. He enjoyed his stays at Tyee Lake in the Cariboo near Williams Lake.
No formal service per Herb’s wishes but he would be pleased to have a gathering of family and friends in order to celebrate his life. A time and place will be announced at a later date.