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FARRELL, Ross Francis

June 25, 1933 – August 19, 2012

Ross Farrell, beloved husband of the late Catherine Farrell, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s on August, 19, 2012 at the age of 79 years.

Ross was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. He worked as a purchasing manager for many years. He then moved to Calgary in 2000 after the passing of his wife Catherine. Dad loved golf, boating, playing cards and playing pool.

Ross is survived by his brother Lorne (Gertrude); daughters Joanne Alary (Pierre), Debbie Cottingham (Randy), and Linda Meade (Chris); grandchildren Caroline Keyes, Melissa Alary, Christina Phillips and Michael Cottingham; as well as 6 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Ross’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, 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,

In living memory of Ross Farrell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Condolences from me and my mother Lilian Alberta Johston (Scales). We will miss you Uncle Ross you will always be remembered as a wonderful Uncle helping us move and partaking in our wedding ceremony. We will always remember the good times we had together playing cards with you and Aunty Cathy.
    Condolences to Debbie and Joanne and all the family.

    Rest in peace
    Gary Scales and Family

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  2. I am so sorry to hear about Ross. My mom was in the same care facility and passed away as well on August 11. He seemed like such a gentle and kind man.
    He is on to new adventures with his mind intact now. Breathe easy

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  3. teresa gibara :


    With deepest sympathy,you are in my thoughts.

    Teresa Gibara


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