It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Rupert on Sunday, January 24 at the age of 89 years.
He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife of 66 years, Rose-Marie–semicolon– 3 children, Brian (Linda), Brenda (Les) and Bob (Elise)–semicolon– daughter-in-law, Sandy–semicolon– 10 grandchildren, Jenean, Corey, Daryl, Pamela, Jason, Jill, Sara, Dawn, Erin and Patrick–semicolon– 15 great-grandchildren, Jade, Grayson, Amanda, Nathan, Noah, Taylor, Sam, Riley, Dylan, Emily, Alayna, Madelyn, Adaja, Zaan, AnaBelle–semicolon– sisters, Edith (Egon), Norma, Sylvia (Eric)–semicolon– and brother, Gordon (Audrey)–semicolon– as well as numerous extended family and many dear friends.
Rupert was predeceased by his son, Duane–semicolon– brother, Clarence–semicolon– brother-in-law, Bert–semicolon– parents, Susanna and Alexander.
The family wishes to say a special thanks to Marguerite and Ed for all the visits while Rupert was hospitalized, as well as all the other family and friends that spent time visiting and caring for him.
Prayers will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street NW, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016 at Annunciation Catholic Parish, 9420-163 Street NW, Edmonton. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton.