William Edwin (Ed) Gregory of Calgary passed away on Friday, October 3, 2008 at the age of 92 years.
Ed was born on August 25, 1916 in Calgary, AB. Ed married Dorothy Fanthom in 1943, before leaving for military service in WWII. He served in France and Germany until the end of the war. Returning home; he worked for Maple Leaf Mills in Calgary for many years. He was an active member of the Associated Canadian Travellers and was a long-time member of Central United Church. Ed enjoyed being with his family and friends, and was proud to be a member of the Mount Pleasant Community for over 60 years. In 2004 Ed moved to live at the Scenic Acres Retirement Residence, where he made many new friends.
Ed is survived by sister, Florence (Ted) Keith, of Banff, AB, brothers, Vic (Shirley) Gregory, of Calgary, AB, and Reginald (Christine) Gregory of Edmonton, AB, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife of sixty-three years, Dorothy on September 5, 2006, his parents, William and Joan Gregory, and his sister, Lois Aikins.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or the charity of the donors choice. Special thanks are extended to the caregivers and staff at Scenic Acres retirement residence, and the Beverly Centre, Midnapore for the care and compassion given to Ed.
In living memory of Ed Gregory, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences