Monday, April 11, 2016
Funeral for a Friend
Mounties mourn Cst Sarah Beckett April 12
S/Sgt. Rob Vermeulen
he public is invited to join the family of Constable Sarah Beckett and law enforcement as they celebrate her service and mourn her death during an RCMP Regimental Funeral, on Tuesday, April 12.
There will be a procession of uniformed law enforcement starting at approximately 1 pm on the Island Highway and Wilfert Road in Colwood (Greater Victoria), marching to the Q Centre. Roads will be closed for the march from approximately 12 pm. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m.
Funeral services will take place at the Q Centre. While there are designated seats for the public at the Q Centre, it is anticipated these will be filled quickly. All those planning to attend Q Centre will need to be seated by 12:45 p.m.
Therefore the primary public viewing location for the Services will be at Westhills Stadium, at 1089 Langford Parkway, Langford, BC. The public is asked to be seated at this venue by 1:45 p.m. The RCMP thanks the public for their patience and cooperation in regard to these arrangements.
Funeral services will also be available to be viewed online at www.livestream.com/rcmpgrc. We also anticipate that the media will be broadcasting the service.
Please continue to use the email address below to leave your thoughts and prayers for the family of Cst. Sarah Beckett.
For those wishing to make donations, the Victoria Division of the RCMP Veterans’ Association has established a trust account under the name: Sarah Beckett Family In Trust. The account has been set up at Coast Capital Savings Credit Union. Donations may be made to this account at any of their branches located across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.
If there is not a Coast Capital Savings Credit Union in your area, please make cheques payable to: Sarah Beckett Family In Trust and mail to:
Victoria RCMP Veterans’ Association
Please note - Uniformed Law Enforcement partners, who will be marching with us in the procession, are reminded that the muster start is on Wilfert Rd. at 11 a.m., April 12.
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