By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 19, 2014.
JOHN PATRICK MCCARTAN, beloved husband of the late Eileen McCartan, of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away suddenly while at work in Fort Mackay, Alberta on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the age of
He is the loving father of Pauline (Bill) Wong of Calgary; Jacqueline (Bill) Swann of Lethbridge; and father-in-law to Mike Kawade of Lethbridge. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren Jessica, Cian, Zachary, Nikolas, Chloe, Naithen and Chayne.
He was predeceased by his loving wife, Eileen; daughter Diane Kawade, son John George McCartan, and his parents John and Bridget McCartan.
John was born on September 22, 1943 in Glasgow Scotland, the youngest of five children born to John and Bridget McCartan. He went on to marry the love of his life, Eileen Thompson, on October 3, 1964. They went on to have three daughters and a son together. In September 1975, John immigrated to Canada, with his family following in December 1975, and after a short return to Scotland, lived and raised his family in Coaldale, Alberta, eventually moving to Lethbridge in 2010, where he resided until his passing.
Johns skills as a millwright led him to a long career with Dresser Rand in Lethbridge, and after its closing, continued with various jobs up in Fort McMurray and area. John was a proud member of the Millwrights Machinery Erectors and Maintenance Union, Local 1460, Alberta.
A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with Deacon Bill Young officiating.
Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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1919 ~ 2014
WILLIAM PAVEY “BILL” SKELTON of Lethbridge passed away peacefully at sunrise on June 15, 2014 at the age of 95 years.
Bill was born in Saskatoon and grew up in Regina. The family moved to Edmonton where Bill graduated from U of A with a BSc in Pharmacy. Bill married Eleanor Greenleese in 1943 in Edmonton and they moved to Lethbridge where Bill practiced pharmacy until retirement.
Bill is survived by sons Bob Skelton and David (Sharon) Skelton of Grand Forks, BC; daughters Marnie (John) Stanley of Lethbridge and Pat (Roger) Savage of Los Angeles; grandchildren Nyla (Cory) Free of Calgary, Terik Majid (Blynda) of Milton, Ont, Adam Skelton (Bryanne) of Calgary, Rachel Skelton of Toronto, Kristen Savage (fiancé Michael Marzouk) and Laura Savage of Los Angeles; great grandchildren Ava Free, Mya Free, Lenyn DaCosta, and Bridgette Skelton; sister Marjorie (Max) Ward and sister-in-law Vivian Storr of Edmonton as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The Pharo, Furukawa, and Stanley families were also important parts of his life. Bill was pre-deceased by his wife, Eleanor, and daughter-in-law, Pamela Skelton.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 5 Ave. S., with Dr. Bruce Martin, Officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 408, 740-4th Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0N9 or http://www.kidney.ca.
Send condolences at
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610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
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We are sad to announce the sudden passing of MERVIN LEROY ROY THOMSON, of Magrath, AB on Monday, June 16th, 2014, in the Raymond Hospital at the age of 71 years.
He is survived by his loving wife Beverly, and sons Ken (Lisa) and Mark.
Friends may meet the family at the Magrath Stake Center, Magrath, AB on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service.
The Funeral Service will be held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Magrath Stake
Center, Magrath, AB on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Magrath Cemetery,
E-mail your condolences to: email@example.com. Arrangements entrusted to Berry Gorham.
Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd.
P.O. Box 208
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0
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