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KRY – Peter

August 4, 1922 – March 19, 2011

Peter Kry, born in Albert Park, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at age 88.

Peter was a gifted machinist who advanced to owning a partnership in Head’s Lock and Key before he retired. After that, Peter continued his love of machining in his garage workshop, producing exquisite model windmills and cannons of brass and stainless steel. He and Doreen loved to camp and be part of the Good Sam camping club, the Calgary Pioneers. They also followed a love of dance through the Seniors Hall at Confederation Park and in recent years at the Kerby Centre.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Doreen (Thorpe), and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews across North America.

If desired, donations in Peter’s name may be made to the Kerby Centre, 1133 7 Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB. T2P 1B2

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Peter Kry, 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. Dorothy Greenhall :

    Dear Doreen,
    I was so sorry to hear of Peter’s passing.
    He was a lovely and thoughtful man as I knew him.
    He will be missed by all who knew him.
    Take care of yourself.
    Sincerely Dorothy Greenhall

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  2. RICHARD AND JOCELYN HART :

    It is with heart felt sorrow that we send you our love and condolences. If we can do anything to make this an easier journey for you to make, please know we will be there for you, please do not hesitate to call on us.

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  3. Dear Doreen,
    I missed Peter at the Kerby Dance on Wed. and was going to call to see if he was ok. How sad I am to learn that he has passed on. Peter was always so cheerful and I enjoyed his sense of humour and his love of dancing. I shall think of him every time I hear Waltz Across Texas as he said it was one of his favourites.
    Please accept my sincere condolences.
    Your Kerby friend,
    Ruth Prime

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  4. Mike & Sandra McEachern :

    Auntie Rene;
    It was so sad to get your message about Uncle Pete. Mom had just finished telling me about seeing him at the Kerby center. This was such a shock to all of us.

    We were all so happy to have spent Christmas Day with both of you at Richard and Kathleen’s house.

    We will miss Uncle Pete very much.

    Mike & Sandra McEachern

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  5. Jim & Liz Britton :

    Dear Doreen,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the loss of Peter. Jim has a lot of fond memories working with Peter and had run into him a few times at Princess Auto. Although we havent had much contact with you and Peter it was always nice to receive your cards at Christmas.
    Jim & Liz Britton

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