Aug. 7 – 13: Gone But Not Forgotten





When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they created.





Despite the times that deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely proud of the contributions made by the recently departed.

The following Veterans have passed away on the past few weeks:



C/2397 – Retired Civilian Member Ronald Francis REYNO passed away on July 30, 2017 at St. Catharines Ontario. –  Read his obituary here






#19984 – Retired Staff Sergeant Adrian ‘Abe’ J. SNIDANKO passed away on August 2, 2017.

Abe joined the Force on May 27, 1957 and served in both “E” and “HQ” Divisions until his retirement on August 30, 1995. According to the family, there will be a celebration of life service sometime in September 2017. – Check out his obituary hereCheck out this tribute article entitled “Abe Snidanko Pride Of the RCMP” here.  Two more related articles are below:



#15580 – Retired Corporal Kenneth Dennis CURRY passed away on August 6, 2017.

Ken joined the Force in October 1948 and served in “E”, “HQ” and “F” Division prior to his retirement on December 17, 1965. – You can read his obituary here


Photograph of the RCMP Crest



#15667 – Retired Sergeant Kenneth Ernest TILLSLEY passed away on July 29, 2017.

Ken joined the Force on December 17, 1948 and served his entire career in “K” Division until his retirement on December 16, 1969. – You can read his obituary here.




#34306 – Retired Constable Ross La LHAYE passed away on August 7, 2017.

Ross joined the Force in October 1977 and served his entire career in “J” Division until his retirement in 1986. – You can read his obituary here.




Peggy SCHINDELER (wife of William SCHINDELER – #17781) passed away on July 27, 2017.  Celebration of Life service will be held on August 21st between 2 and 5 PM.  – You can read her obituary here.



Veteran Joe Healy maintains a comprehensive of most Force members who have passed away. As death notices are announced, Joe adds them to his website. – You can check out Joe’s website here.

RCMP Cenotaph at Depot Division in Regina.

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