April 1, 1947– Russell, MB
October 25, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Robert “Garth” May beloved husband of Gayle of Calgary, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the age of 66 years. After two years of battling, Garth passed peacefully with his family holding his hands.
Garth worked as a structural engineer for PCL Construction for seventeen years. For the past twenty-five years, Garth and family went on to become the owners of multiple Kernels Popcorn Franchised stores in the city of Calgary.
Besides his loving wife Gayle, Robert is survived by son and daughter-in-law Robert and Lori May; two daughters and sons-in-law Kimberley and Mike Magowan and Jackie and Nate Gardner; eight grandchildren; and five siblings. He was predeceased by his parents Walter “Wally” and Norma May, and his mother-in-law Rose Petersen.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada, Southern Alberta, Suite 4, 2308 -24 Street S.W. Calgary, AB T2T 5H8, Telephone: (403) 228-3666, www.makeawish.ca.
In living memory of Garth May, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences