Rodolfo Gorembalem, beloved husband of Betty of Calgary passed away on January 28, 2007, at the age of 48 years.
Prior to immigrating to Calgary from the Philippines, Rodolfo practised medicine for twelve years. After moving to Calgary, he worked as the Transplant Manager/Coordinator at the Lions Eye Bank, as a Senior Tissue Specialist at the Comprehensive Tissue Centre in the University of Alberta, and, most currently, as a Physician Assistant at the Foothills Medical Centre. Rodolfo enjoyed singing karaoke with his family and friends.
Besides his loving wife, Betty, Rodolfo is remembered by his daughters, Nikki Ivana and Raisa Idonah, and son, Jaromir. He is also survived by his mother, Filomena Gorembalem, of Calgary; sister and brother-in-law, Aida and Reynaldo Ramos, of Calgary; three nephews, Jasper Ramos, Alvin Raymond Ramos, and Elmer Ramos; and niece Aira Ramos. Rodolfo will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Thursday, February 1, 2007 from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Mark’s Catholic Church (5552 Madigan Drive N.E.) on Friday, February 2, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mark’s Catholic Church (5552 Madigan Drive N.E.) on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Long Vu, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A Trust Fund in Rudy?s memory for Betty and the children will be established at the Bank of Montreal. For information, please call (403) 884-4914.
In living memory of Rodolfo Gorembalem, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences