Memorial Service for Tim Jones set for January 25

Tim Jones – devoted family man, Advanced Life Support Paramedic, and North Shore Rescue Team Leader – passed away suddenly last Sunday night. His contribution to North Shore Rescue and our community has been invaluable.

The community is invited to honour the remarkable life and contributions of Tim Jones at a memorial service to be held:

Saturday, January 25
Centennial Theatre Parking Lot
2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Procession begins at 10:30 a.m.
Ceremony begins at noon

The procession will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Fell Armoury (15th Street and Forbes Avenue), proceed east along 15th Street to Lonsdale, then north on Lonsdale to Centennial Theatre. Similar to funeral processions for fallen officers, the public are invited to view the procession from the sidewalk. There will be road closures, detours, and limited parking along the procession route. There will be no parking available at or around Centennial Theatre. See below for further information regarding road closures and delays.

Please note: Norseman Park is being used as a helicopter landing zone for RCMP Helicopter Air 1, two Talon A-Stars, and the 442 Squadron Military Cormorant.

Centennial Theatre seating is limited to invited guests only. The general public is invited to view the memorial service (which starts at noon) on a large screen located in the Centennial Theatre parking lot. Please dress for the weather and note that chairs will not be provided. Those planning to attend are encouraged to carpool, walk, cycle, or take public transit as there will be no parking in the area and road closures will be in effect.

At the family’s request, donations in memory of Tim Jones can be made to the North Shore Rescue Team at www.northshorerescue.com.

Information regarding road closures, delays and detours on January 25

Bus Service: Bus service on West 15th (between Forbes and Lonsdale Avenue) and Lonsdale (between 15th Street and 23rd Street) will be halted as the procession travels along this route. Transit passengers should expect delays.

All Day Road Closures:

1500 Block Forbes Avenue
400 Block West 16th Street
100 Block East 23rd Street
2300 Block St. Georges Avenue

Rolling Closures Include:

West 15th Street from Forbes Avenue to Lonsdale Avenue
Lonsdale from 15th Street to 23rd Street

Other detours and delays may occur, and may affect traffic throughout the area.

Parade Route Details:

route

 

Donations in memory of, can be made to North Shore Search and Rescue online here.

RSVP for the Tim Jones Memorial on Facebook. This will help give the organizers a better idea of the number of people attending.