Lawrence (Laurie) Raymond Ashley, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at the age of 79 years.
Laurie is survived by his loving wife Pauline, daughters Carol (Dave) Moore, Lynn (Mike) Delaney, and Donna (Steve) Coupland; daughter-in-law Tasha Stephenson; grandchildren, Christine (Mike) Doll, Mandi (Jesse) Henn, Natasha Delaney, Breanna Coupland, Kirianne Ashley; great grandchildren Eric Doll, Hannah and Abigail Henn. He was predeceased by his grandson Kevin Coupland in 2002 and his son Bruce Ashley in 2003.
Laurie was a native Calgarian and was proud to serve with the Calgary Fire Department. He started his career in 1951 and after thirty-seven years of service, retired as a division chief in 1988. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, whose greatest joy was spending time with his family. He was always willing to lend a hand, earning the respect of all who knew him.
We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to the caregivers at Bethany Harvest Hills for the loving care given to Lawrence over the last four years.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, November 7, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403) 290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com or to the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, Suite 136, 440 10816 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2J 5N8, Telephone: (403) 701-2876, http://www.cfbts.org.
In living memory of Lawrence Ashley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences