January 15th, 2021

SUNDAY, June 17, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 18, 2018.



Thomas (Tom) Frederick Hart, beloved husband to the late Grace Hart, passed away after a prolonged illness June 10, 2018 at 76 years of age. Tom was active in all aspects of scouting including planning international Jamborees for which he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (awarded by the Governor General to those who contributed to public life). He loved politics and was an active member with the Conservative Party of Canada in both Calgary and Lethbridge. Tom was also very involved in the Anglican Church lay ministry. He enjoyed helping people and often gave rides in his favorite convertible to those needing transport to get groceries or to appointments and services. Tom spent most of his working life in the insurance industry including running Hart Agencies in Calgary. After retiring, he and Grace moved to Lethbridge where they were heavily involved in the Lethbridge Newcommers Club. Tom was born in Calgary to Edgar and Mary Hart and is survived by step children Joanne McLeay and Rodger McLeay: grandchildren Devin (Laurie) Linnington, Kristy Linnington and Dustin Linnington and great grandson Shayden as well as his uncle and aunt Don and Gloria Moore and several cousins and their families. Friends and family can pay their respects at the funeral service, officiated by Rev Steve Bateman, on Wednesday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Church in Lethbridge; 411 11 St S. His ashes will be interred later in Calgary at St. Barnabas Church burial site next to those of his wife Grace who predeceased him in 2013.


CHRISTIAAN “CHRIS” VANDER WAL passed away in Lethbridge on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at the age of 68 years after a short battle with cancer.

Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 from 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Service details: A funeral procession will leave TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, 1100 – 40th Ave. N., Lethbridge, on Monday, June 18th, at 10:20 A.M., and will proceed to the Royal View Cemetery for a 10:30 A.M. graveside service. A reception will then be held at the church from 11:00 A.M. to 12:40 P.M. A Service of Remembrance will follow at 1:00 P.M. Visitation, graveside, reception, and Service are all open to family and friends.

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