It is with the saddest of hearts that we announce that Jesse Dostal, age 35 our beloved son, brother and friend passed away suddenly on January 18, 2019. Jesse loved the island and especially Duncan where he had made it his home for the past several years. He had a gentle soul and deep compassion for others. He spent much of his time over the years volunteering for youth groups and recently in Duncan for the Cowichan Valley Basket Society, where he is remembered fondly for his cheery smile and disposition.
One family member thought that Jesse would have been the happiest tending a garden somewhere, working hard to nurture the seeds so they could set strong roots and grow into beautiful plants, the same way that he viewed his relationships with his family and friends. Sometimes pulling out the weeds, picking the good plants from the bad could be hard, this was his biggest challenge.
Jesse leaves behind his mother Charlene Bouchard, his partner Sean Hawkes, sister Sushill Dosanjh, brother Dustin Dosanjh and wife Jamie-Leigh, brother Anil Dosanjh and wife Megan, cutie nieces Addison and Peyton-Leigh, and little monkey nephews Isaiah, Ari and Romeo. He is also survived by his Grandparents Olla (nana) and Jim Stephens, Aunts Donna, Daisy and of course his favourite, Michele (Auntie Mish Mash), Uncles Ringo, Jon and Will, lots of relatives back home in Ontario, and numerous cousins and friends here on the West Coast.
There will be a celebration of his life later in February. All are encouraged to check out his Facebook page RIP Jesse Bouchard for the date, time and location.
“We miss you already……Will see you in your Garden in the sky.”
Condolences may be offered to the family below.
SamFebruary 5, 2019
CandaceFebruary 4, 2019
Camille MayvilleFebruary 3, 2019
Heather FraserFebruary 2, 2019
Janette MccallumFebruary 2, 2019
Melanie BehanFebruary 1, 2019
Jim and Olla StephensJanuary 31, 2019