With great sadness and heavy hearts we announce our loving Dad, Alex, passed away on Sunday, 08 May 2011 at the age of 96. He leaves to mourn his loss his loving family 3 daughters; 3 sons; one son-in-law; Beatrice (Donald) Salmon; Wm. John (Henriette); son-in-law Robert Washburn Sr.; Lynn; Nancy (Sam) Piche; Samuel (Lorraine); Wendy (James) Edwards; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren, numerous relatives and friends.
Our Dad was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Christopherís Council #4788. At age 85 he was still active in the council as a volunteer .
He was predeceased by his loving wife, Elsie, of 58 years; a baby son Charles Alexander; daughter Grace, parents William and Ursule; two sisters and three brothers.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for your kindness evidenced in thought, word and deed.
A Prayer Service will be held at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home Downtown Chapel; 10011-114th street, on Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Charles Catholic Church; 17653- 112 street, on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 10 am, with an interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery; 14611 Mark Messier Trail NW
Donations may be made to the Parkinsonís Society of Alberta; Room 3Y18, Edmonton General, 11111 Jasper Avenue; Edmonton, AB. T5K 0L4
Condolences to the family may be made at www.connelly-mckinley.com