Hall, “Lofty” Frederick Ernest

May 18, 1933 – May 2, 2021
at the age of 87 years

Lofty passed away peacefully at Hillside Village on May 2 at the age of 87.

Survived by Doreen, his loving wife of 54 years, and will be lovingly remembered by his family; Murray (Claire), Colin (Debbie), Allison (Tom) and his grandchildren; Johnathan, Hayden, Amelia, Scarlette, Drew, Audrey and Ayla.

Lofty was born in Polperro, Cornwall, England, May 18, 1933. He served as an R.A.F. mechanic in Iraq for 3 years then moved to Capetown, South Africa where he met Doreen, married and started their family. They moved to Canada in 1976 where he started his own mechanic shop “Globe Auto Services” as owner and sole operator.

He was involved in Scouts Canada—1st Salmon Arm Troop. He also belonged to the Okanagan British Car Club and founded the Shuswap British Car Club. Later in life he joined the Pioneer Club.
In lieu of flowers, as per Lofty’s wishes, please donate to the Shuswap SPCA.

Many thanks to the doctors, nurses and care aids who looked after Lofty in his final years.


  1. Doreen and family,
    We are saddened to hear of Lofty’s passing. He was a fine man. Lots of great memories we share from Pioneer Club events.
    Our condolences to you all.
    Richard and Inez Jorgensen

  2. Doreen and family
    We are so sorry for the loss of Lofty. He was always so happy and enjoyed life. We always enjoyed our visits. He will be so missed by you and your family, and all the people that knew Lofty. It was such a gift to have known him.
    Leona and Doug Ganshorn

  3. Our condolences to Doreen and family as they grieve Lofty’s passing. Lofty was a grand fellow and will be remembered by many cubs and scouts that he guided and mentored. Our community has lost a real treasure.

  4. Doreen and family. So sorry to hear of Lofty’s passing. So many good

    memories of our scouting years together. A tough time for all of you.

    My thoughts are with you.

  5. Doreen and family. We are saddened to hear of Lofty’s passing. Such a wonderful man, we feel fortunate to have known him. Thinking of you all during this sad time.

  6. What a lovely man Lofty was – so full of fun and happy throughout his life. Very sad to have lost him, as of course Doreen and the kids and grandkids will be. He had a wonderful life with all of you.

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