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WOOD George Gerald

WOOD George Gerald

WOOD, George Gerald
July 6, 1934 - February 4, 2013


George Gerald Wood born July 6, 1934 passed away February 4, 2013 at the Drumheller Continuing Care Centre, at the age of 78 years. George was born at 10-12-08 W2 Corning, Saskatchewan to the late Charles and Anna Belle Wood. After the passing of his mother, George moved to Lenore, Manitoba where he was raised by his Aunt and Uncle. George is survived by his sister Margaret; brothers: Charles C. (Jean) and Angus. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and sisters Anna and Bernice as well as half brothers and sisters. At his request no Funeral Service will be held. To forward condolences, please visit our website: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Crematorium, Calgary, AB Tel: (403) 272-5555.

BECK Benjamin (Ben) Charles

BECK, Benjamin (Ben) Charles
May 3, 1927 - January 23, 2013


Benjamin Beck passed away at Drumheller Continuing Care on January 23, 2013 at the age of 85 years. Ben is survived by Alice, his loving wife of 58 years, daughter Ruby, sons Randy and Bud, his sisters Shirley, Viola, brothers Alfred, Gordon and many other family members and friends. Ben was predeceased by his father John (Jack), his mother Annie, his sister Grace and his brother Morris. Ben ranched in the Finnegan area until he retired in 1996 and moved to Drumheller. There will be no services at this time. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Continuing Care for their dedication, compassion and kindness.

McLELLAN Reverend Gregory

McLELLAN, Reverend Gregory
May 23, 1923 – January 30, 2013


It is with sadness that we mourn the loss of our dear brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many, Reverend Gregory McLellan.  Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 - 18th Avenue S.W.) on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 - 18th Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. with the Most Rev. Frederick B. Henry, D.D. and the Rev. John A. Bastigal, Presiders. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Father Lacombe Care Centre – New Priest Wing, 332 – 146th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB  T2X 2A3 or to your favourite sports charity. In living memory of Rev. Greg McLellan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone:  1-800-661-1599.