Obituary for Roger John Latta
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roger John Latta on Saturday, March 11. Roger passed away peacefully at the age of 79 with his loving family by his side.
Roger, born to Wilfred and Anne Latta on June 22, 1937 in Nelson, British Columbia, was a vibrant, caring and generous man who enjoyed spending time with his family, boating, skiing, cooking, baseball and photography. Roger was passionate about fishing and was always keen to spend time on the ocean, a lake, or at the edge of a river in search of the big one. His career in the life insurance industry spanned 50 years and he carried the esteemed Chartered Financial Consultant and Tax and Estate Practitioner designations.
Roger was a loving husband to Suzanne and a proud father to Jacqueline (Jim), Marc (Tara), Eric and Brian (Jessica). He is survived by his two brothers Pat (Nancy) and Bob (Loretta) and eight loving grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Cathy and daughter Jacqueline.
A Funeral Mass for Roger will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in West Vancouver (2347 Inglewood Avenue) on Wednesday, March 29th at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception in the church hall. Roger will be laid to rest at Capilano View Cemetery in West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC or The BC Cancer Foundation.