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  1. Wendy Murdoch

    Such a beautiful funeral. I have such lovely memories of days with the James family on Yew Street. My thoughts are with you all.
    Wendy (Smythe)

  2. Marion

    all our years of knowing each other he was a caring, kind friend and then cousin by marriage. Remembering each of the family’s and thinking of you in your loss. lovingly Marion

  3. Iain and carrie sutherland

    Hugs to all your families during this difficult time. We spent many Sunday morning meetings with the James’ family. What a huge loss for family and friends. We will remember Allen and his good example for many years.

  4. Rhonda Driediger

    Deepest condolences to the James family. We will greatly miss Allen and his contributions and wisdom at our meetings.

  5. Jean Hunter

    I was happy to get to know Allen after he and Doreen we married. He was such a kind, kingdom minded man. He will be missed.

  6. Elizabeth Gillies

    Lovely service. Thank you for allowing us all to share.

  7. Annette

    Sending. Big hugs to you all 😢💚🙏🏼

  8. Vic & Joan

    Special memories of Allen. Condolences to Doreen and all the family

  9. Darrel McEachern

    I valued Allen as a friend. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered. We always knew exactly where Allen stood. There was no wavering or turning back for Allen. A fine example of a Godly, honest and fair man.

  10. Eva Conrad

    Thoughts go your way today. Knowing this is going to be a sad day of parting. My sincere sympathy go to all the family. Eva

  11. Grant Schmutz

    Our condolences to all the James familys’. It’s times like these that make one feel sad for not knowing my own cousins better than I have. Again my sympathies to all.

  12. Verna Nesvog and family

    Dear Doreen and and all the James family. Our sincere thoughts are with you at this time. Allen will be missed by all who knew him.

  13. Rob and Elva Stapleton

    Dear Doreen and all the family,
    Just want to let you know our hearts are with you all today.
    We have very good memories of Allen also and know he will be greatly missed by you all.
    Thank you for letting us share in the service. It was very special.

  14. Ralph & Lenore

    Dear Doreen & all the James family,
    It is so wonderful to be able to be with you in this virtual way, a lovely service and may it comfort you that we truly care for you in your loss with the sudden passing of Allen. May all be comforted though far & near.

  15. Milford Olson

    Condolence to the James family.

  16. Anne Freeburn

    Dear Doreen and the Family
    Thinking of you all at this sad time

  17. Stephan and Karen Baker

    Thinking of all of you. We have good memories of Allen from our years in Chilliwack. He will really be missed.

  18. Sid & Dorothy Fournier

    Sincere sympathy to Cousin Allen’s wife Doreen, his children and families, and to his Siblings and their families.
    From cousin Sid & Dorothy Fournier (Voegeli)

  19. Sharon Worden / Shirley Worden

    Our thoughts have been and are with you in your sudden loss. Mother, Shirley joins me in sending sympathy. We both remember well the lovely visit we had in your home, when I was in Chilliwack with Mom. And lovely to know that indeed you feel comfort from Heaven.
    With care Shirley and Sharon

  20. David Stapleton

    I count it a very special privilege to get to know Allen through working with him at G.V. and to hear his care for the needs of the Kingdom. Thinking of you Doreen and all who will feel this loss.

  21. Anonymous

    My love for all the family, so enjoyed mtgs in your home. Big hugs!! Pat Draper

  22. ray nancy and russell and mike lewis

    our dear james family please know our thoughts and love are with you. our dear allen will be missed so much. consider yourselves hugged and so much loved. thanks for so many happy memories.

  23. Iona Drummond.

    We have very fond memories of Allen and Irene. They were very kind and helpful to the Drummond relatives for many years. Allen was always ready to help in any situation. A very Godly man and an exceptional example to all of us.
    Our loving condolences to Doreen and Allen’s family.
    John and Iona Drummond

  24. Ken & Marion Hoover

    We have good memories of Allen & Irene about 56 years ago in the Peace River Country when we were all newlyweds together, and the same with Doreen & Gordon when we were raising our young families.
    Thinking of you all these days.

  25. Dave & Andrea Clyne

    We are so sorry and shocked to hear the news about Allen. I worked with Allen for 2 years at Rosedale Elementary 1978-80. He was a patient, kind, respectful and quietly energetic and humorous person all of which were reflected in his interactions with both staff and students. We got to know Allen, Irene and family over the years, and appreciated the lawn mowing Allen, Terry, Tammie, and Shelly did. Our condolences to all family members.

  26. Mona Lechintan

    It was special to know this friend and I will miss his words and smile.
    . It will encourage me to know that he made it safely home and I value all the memories from the past.

  27. Arnold and Hazel Hewitt

    Dear Doreen and family,

    Special thoughts go your way at this time.

    Arnold and Hazel

  28. Bonnie & Willis Turner

    Allen was a solid and trustworthy influence in our community. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to Doreen and all of the James families.

  29. Paula Martinez (Denver, CO USA)

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Allen as a very kind man. He will be missed greatly.

  30. Coralea fair

    Thoughts are with you all. I appreciate the memories and will cherish the hugs. Very grateful to have gotten to know Allen a little better the last number of years at Glen valley.

  31. Susanne Hamlin

    I would like to send my condolences for the loss of Allen, you will be in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
    Allen played a big part in my journey as an EA with the school district. In 1992, I became very ill, Allen was there for myself and John with so much support and care. After I came back to work he made sure it went well. I had the honour of knowing a man with a fair and very kind heart. May memories of him warm your hearts.
    Caring and love Susanne & John Hamlin

  32. Elizabeth Gillies

    Allen was my principal at Robertson Elementary when he was in charge of both the Primary building and the Intermediate building. Many a time we had great conversations about the students, the primary building ( there was just the 4 of us), children (our own and raising them), educational practices at the time and earlier practices, life in general. He was a great mentor, a great principal and a great colleague when in those days, principals were still part of the teaching cadre and not only Administrators.
    My condolences to your family and friends. He was a very special man and will be missed.

  33. Marilyn (Drake) Ralph

    He was a city boy and a country man.
    A good speaker and a great listener.
    A big brother and caring friend.

  34. Rosalie Harper

    Please accept our condolences on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Bob and I are so sorry for your loss. Doreen, we love you so much and wish you strength and care. If we can do anything let us know.
    Love you
    Bob and Rosalie Harper

  35. Gail McMurray

    Dear Doreen and to all
    Allen’s children !
    You had a great husband and Father .
    The work of God in his heart made him the special man that he wAs . He would be the first to tell you all credit goes to God . He counted it a privilege to be a son of God .
    I know God will draw near and comfort you all . Greetings from Gail down in Chile . .

  36. Jacquelynn Olafson (Barth)

    Sending hugs and loving prayers of strength to you all. Allen always had a smile that made you smile. I have fond memories of hikes and gym time with the Barth and James families. Sometimes when I went to see gramma Barth I’d see Allen reading passages or singing to her. A kind, gentle soul with a big smile. He will be missed.

  37. Marie Lewis

    Condolences and much love to Doreen and his family. He was a wonderful man and he had a very full life. Now he is in Eternity with God.🥰

  38. Don, Lindsay, Parker & Mya Scott

    Our deepest condolences to the James family and all loved ones in Allen’s life.

    Our thoughts and hearts are with you.

  39. Gail Barth

    Condolences from my family. Allen was a kind, considerate, generous person. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends

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