IT is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father Sardar Sarbjit Singh Bal, who passed away on February 1 at the age of 90 at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

He was the son of the late S. Hazara Singh Bal and Sdn. Kartar Kaur Bal. He was born in Village Sathiala, District Amritsar, India. He received his early education at Bababakala High School, and then obtained his FSC from Randhir College, District Kapurthala.

In 1946, he married his wife, Gurdev Kaur Bal (from Phagwara), and had 4 children, 1 daughter – Avinash Kaur Chahal – and 3 sons – the late S. Bhupinderpal Singh Bal, S. Harinderpal Singh Bal, and S. Nirlaip (Paul) Singh Bal.

He worked as a Revenue Accountant for Punjab Electricity Board for over 20 years. In 1979 he moved to Surrey, BC, along with his family and worked diligently to provide a bright future for the generations to come.

He is survived by his wife, sons, daughter, 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

His funeral will be held on Saturday, February 1 at 1 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 14644 72nd Avenue, Surrey.

Bhog will be at 3 p.m. at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara located at 8115 132nd Street, Surrey.

Family can be contacted:
S. Harinderpal Singh Bal:
(604) 537-8645

S. Nirlaip (Paul) Singh Bal:
(778) 999-4298

S. Robinder Singh Bal:
(778) 713-4063