On August 17, 2012, Eugene passed away at home with his wife, family and friends by his side.
Eugene leaves to cherish wonderful memories of their life together, his loving wife, Cathy–semicolon– children, Jason (Robyn) of Whitehorse, NT, Tracy (Wayne) of Sherwood Park, AB, James (Sandy) of Victoria, BC, Krista (Dean) of Spruce Grove, AB, Victoria (Lee), Summer, Dexter, Tiffany and Rachael–semicolon– 10 grandchildren–semicolon– sisters, Joan Dupuis, Gloria Brisette, Anne Simons and June Cousineau, all of Ontario–semicolon– brother, Denis “Grant” (Brenda) of Ardrossan, AB, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Clement and Lucy and brothers, Howard, Phillip and Bernard.
Prayers will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Annunciation Catholic Church, 9420 – 163 Street, Edmonton.
The family wishes to convey special thanks to Jan Kalynchuk, Walt and Jenny Kowal, and Marc Paquin for their love and support, as well as to our “Angel Doctor” Allison Theman and the staff at the Cross Cancer Institute.
Donations in memory of Eugene may be made to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, 1502 College Plaza, 8215 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2C8.