January 3, 1922 – December 24, 2009
Paul Astalos, beloved father and grandfather passed away with his family at his side, on Thursday, December 24, 2009 at the age of 87 years.
He was born in Felsőnyárád, Hungary and immigrated to Canada as a young boy. Paul, with his brother-in-law and best friend Joe Vidra, owned and operated Western Upholstering for many years. He worked hard and enjoyed family vacations, fishing, golfing, watching sports and spending time with family and friends.
He will be lovingly remembered by his two daughters and sons-in-law Irene and Bob Bresnahan, Mary and Gerry Preston; grandsons Kevin Bresnahan and Scott Preston; his loving sister Ethel and very special brother-in-law Joe Vidra. Paul was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary on Novemebr 17, 2009, grandson Darren in 1991 and sisters Julia and Annie.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, January 04, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church (4718 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, January 05, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at “Holy Family Cemetery” at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Paul Astalos, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences