July 20th, 2018

April 10, 2018

By Obituaries on April 10, 2018.

1939 ~ GARTH VALLELY ~ 2018
Garth William Vallely, beloved husband of Maryanne Vallely of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Garth also leaves to cherish his memory one son, Mike (Paula) Vallely; his daughter, Stephanie (Damian) Churla; daughter-in-law, Wendy Vallely (Roman); seven grandchildren, Michael Jr. (Shari), Madison, Emilee, Morgan, Lierin, Ryan (Cristin) and Dale; and four great grandchildren, Avaya, Mea, Austin and August. Garth was predeceased by his son, Pat Vallely; and his parents, George and Amy Vallely. Garth was elected as Mayor of the City of Medicine Hat in October 2001 and re-elected in October 2004. He has given freely of himself to many organizations. He was Campaign Chairman, a Director and Executive Director of the United Way of Southeastern Alberta from 1989 to 1997. He served the Medicine Hat Community Foundation as Chairman from 1996 to 2000. He was on the Provincial Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation for the years 1997 to 2003. He was also Chairman of the Salvation Army Family Support Centre Board. In addition, Garth provided leadership during his involvement as a Director with the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Community Lottery Board, and as a member of the Alberta Softball Umpires Association, the Medicine Hat Tourism Action Committee and the Southeast Alberta Tourist Association. Garth also served as President of the Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce. He has supported, coached and sponsored numerous sports teams and leagues including softball, baseball, soccer and hockey. The Community recognized Garth with the 1999 Civic Recognition 'Humanitarianism' Award for his contribution to Medicine Hat as a volunteer and community leader. His involvement in the community of Medicine Hat began when he built on his success in Brooks to open The Boston Pizza franchise in Medicine Hat in 1984. A Private Family Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Father Tomy Manjaly, Celebrant and Father John L. Maes, Co-Celebrant. A Private Family Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Garth's memory may be made to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, c/o 238 – 2nd Avenue NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5Z9 or to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Garth Vallely. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park" #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.¥


ELISE GRIEVE

Family and friends gathered together in Cook’s Chapel to honour the life of a mother, grandmother and dear friend through tributes, special music including a spiritual reflection from her son, Pastor Tom Grieve. Although Elise will be dearly missed, the love of her memory will not be forgotten.

A life well lived is a legacy
Of joy and pride and pleasure,
A loving, lasting memory
Our grateful hearts will treasure.

Her Life Lived…
Her Life Cherished…
Her Life Honoured.
Courtesy of
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


FAHLMAN

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kody Peter Fahlman on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the age of 28 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Kelda Fahlman; son Kash; his parents Sandy and Kerry Fahlman; two sisters, Sage Fahlman and Skye Fahlman; brothers, Chad Lentz and Tyler (Heather) Lentz (and their children Zander and Zaiden); his grandparents, Jean Fahlman and Gordon Lentz; mother-in-law, Isabella Breedt, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather Donald Fahlman and grandmother Frances Lentz and his father-in-law, William Breedt. A celebration of Kody’s life will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Those who wish to remember Kody with a donation may direct it to the trust fund for his son Kash c/o the TD Bank, please make cheques payable to “Kerry or Sandy Fahlman In Trust”. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Kody Fahlman, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


McAULAY

With great sadness we announce that Marie McAulay of Medicine Hat passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. Marie was born in Minitonas, Manitoba and grew into a strong and vibrant woman who loved to travel, garden, cook, camp, play cards, golf, drink wine and spend time with her family. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Cameron McAulay (Sandra Smith), Marla (Dan) Howard, Byron McAulay and Erin McAulay (Mike Huber); her grandchildren, Jacob and Marissa Patterson and Stefani Smith; her sister Lydia Wozniuk; her brother Mark Wozniuk (Carrie Scott), as well as four nieces and two nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Irene Wozniuk; her brother Leonard Wozniuk and her twin sister, Elsie McDowell. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation, 508-36 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON M4R 1A1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Marie McAulay, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


PRINCE

William “Bill” Edmond Prince, beloved husband of Lorraine Prince of Medicine Hat, died peacefully at Riverview Care Center on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Prayers will follow in the PATTISON CHAPEL at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.), on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly, celebrant and Fr. John Maes, concelebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the The Society of St. Vincent De’Paul, mailto:pattfh@telusplanet.net P.O. Box 24054 RP Crestwood, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8M8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Bill Prince, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


TERRY HOFFART

1962 ~ 2018
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Terry Lynn Hoffart, beloved wife of Allan Hoffart, announce her passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the age of 55 years. Terry was born in Medicine Hat on June 19, 1962, a daughter to Daniel and Dianne Biggs. She grew up in Medicine Hat where she received her schooling and attended the Medicine Hat College. While attending college, she met Allan and they were later married on June 25, 1988. Their marriage was blessed with the births of their two boys, Dustin and Brady. For many years she worked as a receptionist in a variety of professions and spent the last five years with Palliser Orthodics. Terry was a natural perfectionist and it was evident in all she did. She was a very caring and kind lady who truly believed in helping those in need… whether it be ringing the bells at Christmas for the Salvation Army or supporting underprivileged children, she always put the needs of others first. Terry cherished her family and the memories made and captured them in her scrapbooking in which she loved to do. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Allan and their two boys, Dustin & Brady; her mother, Dianne Biggs; chosen family, Rod and Lorraine Seitz and their children, Darren and Dylan; a brother, Kelly (Vicki) Biggs as well as her nieces and nephews. Terry was predeceased by a son, Richard Kyle Hoffart; brother, Dan Biggs Jr. and her father, Dan Biggs Sr. A Celebration of Terry’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Father Tomy Manjaly officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Memorial donations in Terry’s name may be made directly to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


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