May 22nd, 2018

Tuesday August 8th, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 8, 2017.


Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Raymond Hospital on Sunday, August 6th, 2017, JOHN HENRY “JACK” BRIDGE, at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Maxine Dudley Bridge

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTER, 2N 200 West, Raymond. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

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HEATHER CARRINGTON KUNSMAN, beloved wife of Byron Kunsman of Lethbridge, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday August 6, 2017 at the age of 72 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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SHEILA MCDONALD, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday July 29th, 2017 at the age of 65 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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DEBRA MCPHERSON, of Lethbridge, beloved wife, mother, aunt, and grandmother, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on July 31, 2017 with her family at her side at the age of 64 years.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with a reception to follow.

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Eyrland Nelson
1945 – 2017
Eyrland Albert Nelson, beloved husband of Diane Nelson, passed away in Taber on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the age of 72 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

Art Perini
1928 – 2017
 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur E. in Taber on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 89 years.
 Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
 The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at
 Art is survived by his daughter Wendy Perini (Dale Bourque) of Taber; granddaughter Denise (Jack) Ross of Toronto and great grandsons Jackson and Travis Ross; sister Marion (Doug) Halpenny of Niagara Falls as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
 He was predeceased by his wife Lydia, son Robert “Sonny” Perini and daughter-in-law Lynne Dorchak; parents Mario and Ida Perini; brothers Tito and Albert Perini; sister Helen McPhee.
 Arthur was born and raised in Taber on February 5, 1928. It was in Taber where he met Lydia and they were married in July 1951.
 Art was a very proud businessman and owned Taber Transport from 1966 to 1980. He loved to camp, fish, golf and visit with family and friends. There was always an offering of a cold beverage when you stopped to visit.
 Art was a proud husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
 Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


VINCE TOTH, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Carole Toth, passed away at home on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Besides his loving wife, Vince is survived by his loving children, Chari (Dave) of Gibsons, B.C., Dave (Cheryl) of Lethbridge and Brad of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Vince is also survived by his granddaughter, Reily, of Red Deer, Alberta.

Vince was born in Hardieville, Alberta in 1931 to Steve and Annie Toth. Vince completed his education in Lethbridge and shortly after graduating, he entered the business world and would eventually realize his dream of owning his own company. In 1975, Vince opened the doors of Challenger Building Supplies and with the help of his son Dave, Challenger became a successful and thriving business and Vince’s legacy.

Vince and Carole enjoyed many years of world travel together as well as winters in Palm Springs and summers at Kootenay Lake. Other pastimes he and Carole shared include golf, boating, fishing, skiing and going to the casino.

Vince will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A Celebration of Life Reception will be held in memory of Vince at the LETHBRIDGE LODGE – 320 Scenic Dr. S, Lethbridge, AB on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. for those who knew Vince and would like to honour his memory. Please dress casually.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Vince, donations may be made to the Lethbridge & District Humane Society – 2920 16 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.

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