John Hira

December 31, 2018
John Hira passed away peacefully at the age of 85 at Langley Memorial Hospital on December 31st.

John was born in Kampala, Uganda. He was first called to the bar in London UK in 1953. Soon after he practiced law in Uganda for over 10 years before John relocated to Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1972.

He was a prominent barrister & a partner at the prestigious law firm of Severide Staplin & Co. in Langley for over 30 years.

John was an avid golfer and in his younger days a passionate tennis player as well as a long standing Lions Club member & past President. He also enjoyed being a life time member of the Probus Club.

John is survived by his beloved wife Ratna, brother Shyam (Asha), sister Sushi (Gal), Ratna’s family, nieces, nephews & cousins on both sides. John will be greatly missed by all.

The funeral will take place on Wednesday, January 9th at 1 pm, at the Riverside Funeral Home (Five Rivers Funeral Home) 7410 Hopcott Road, Delta, BC. (6044-940-1313).
 Riverside Funeral Home


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