Alfred Peter Cubitt of Calgary passed away at the age of 81 years.
The youngest son of Peter and Jeannie Cubitt, Ted was born in Calgary on September 17, 1927. Ted attended Colonel Walker School in Inglewood, and with his Bros, following the Second World War, worked for forty years in the Calgary Construction industry. On return from Military Service Laurence with Ted began digging residential basements with horses and were one of the last contractors to do so in Calgary. Until retirement they operated Cubitt Bros Plastering and Stucco. Always a keen bird watcher and fisherman, for over seventy years he cherished his competitive racing pigeons. Ted was best known for his outstanding Oil paintings that hang around the world illustrating the mountains and foothills around Calgary. His coveted pigeon portraits were widely known for their attention to detail and accuracy. For over fifty years Cubitt Dahlia Gardens were renowned for quality and refinement. Ted could be described as a Character with strong high principles, a rare individual today.
Ted is survived by his nephew Gary Cubitt and niece Lynn Cubitt; long time friend, Gordon Gray as well as numerous relatives in Canada, USA & Ireland. Ted was predeceased by his brothers, Jimmie and Laurence.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. A Private Graveside service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca.
In living memory of Alfred Cubitt, 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