Patrick (Pat) Gathercole passed away at his home on August 13, 2017. He was predeceased by his loving partner Ginger–semicolon– his father Fred (Buzz)–semicolon– his mother Mona–semicolon– and his sister Susan. He is survived by his stepdaughter Lorelei–semicolon– brother-in-law Bill–semicolon– nephew Tim–semicolon– and niece Marnie.
Pat was born in Victoria B.C and lived most of his life in Edmonton. He graduated with a degree in Commerce from the University of Alberta and spent his working career in the banking industry, mostly with TD Bank of Canada. Pat was a devoted fan of the Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton
Eskimos, and he loved golf. He was also a member of the first steel band in western Canada, called The Trade Winds, and was proud to walk in the Cariwest Parade in 2014 with fellow band mates including founder Richard Craig.
Following Pat’s wishes, he was cremated at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home and there will be no service.
If you wish to make a donation in his honour, please consider the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation or the University of Alberta.
Godspeed Pat. Mom is waiting for you.