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McCOY – Gerald Edmond

July 25, 1928 – January 16, 2010

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gerald McCoy, loving husband, dad and grandfather. Gerald passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at the age of 81 years.

Gerald is mourned by his wife Doris (nee Grant); his children, Cynthia (Mike) Hanley, Kevin (Kareen) McCoy, Brian (Andrea) McCoy, Lynne (Rick) Clost, Sharon (John) Moen, Wayne (Jeannette) McCoy, and Tom McCoy; fourteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Gerald is also survived by his sisters, Beatrice Corkery, Helen Corkery and Sister Marie McCoy, Sisters of the Charity of Ottawa; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends in Ottawa. He was predeceased by his parents, John Lewis and Faldora McCoy, and his brothers, Hugh, Donald, Jack, Darcy and his twin brother George.

Gerald was born in Ottawa and, after a lengthy career with Canada Post, he and Doris moved to Calgary to be with their children. He was a wonderful father and grandfather and was treasured by his family. We will miss him immensely and he’ll be forever in our hearts.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary) on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.

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

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  1. Marge and Bob Deaves :

    We are so sorry to hear about Gerry’s passing.
    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and hope that the wonderful memories you hold in your hearts will help you through this difficult and sad time.
    Bob and Marge Deaves

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  2. Janice Brown (McCoy) :

    To my Aunt Doris and Cousins,

    I am so very sorry to hear of Uncle Gerald’s passing. He will be forever in our hearts and memories and now he is with his brothers in a better place.

    Love to you all,
    Janice, Ken, Kourtney & Ryan

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  3. Donnie Bolton :

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the passing of your father.

    My wife and I know all too well that this is a very difficult time for each and every one of you. Losing a parent is a very difficult time.

    I still remember you all from Irving Avenue, and, remember your father as a very kind and loving man.

    May he rest in peace.

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Take care of each other.

    Deborah and Don Bolton

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  4. Dino and Wendy Pedron :

    It is a great legacy that your father has left in each of you. May you and your families cherish his memory.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Dino and Wendy

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  5. Dear Doris, Cynthia, Mike and all the McCoy families;

    So sorry to hear of Gerry’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all today and always.

    We feel very fortunate to have met Gerry and the McCoy family and look back at the many years of love and laughter and all that he gave to your family.

    Remember : “The truest end of life is to know that life never ends” and that Gerry is in a part of you all
    and the legacy he left you and your family.

    He will be in your hearts and watching over you always.

    Peace be with you all today and always.

    Much love and prayers ;

    John, Pennie and Jessica and all the Prostebby families.
    xo

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  6. Bruce and Sandra Scott :

    Cynthia & Mike,

    So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. It is so heartbreaking to lose a parent. We send much love and comfort to you & all your family.

    Sandra and Bruce Scott

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  7. Bev & Denis Lachance :

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We extend our deepest sympathy to all of you.

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  8. I am thinking of you all during this very difficult time. I know what you are all going through and now is when its so helpful to have a large family to lean on. Hold on tight to each other. Your Dad will live on in your hearts forever. Suddenly those long hot summer days on Irving Ave. seem so long ago. My love to you all and please know that you are in my heart and in my prayers to give you the strength to get through this. I truly believe he has moved on to a better place

    Love,
    Fay

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  9. Katie Hodgins :

    Dear Aunt Cynthia, Uncle Mike and Family,
    So very sorry to hear about Gerry. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our Deepest Sympathies to you and the entire family.
    Love,
    Katie, Steve and Samantha

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  10. Lesley De Franco :

    Aunt Cynthia and Uncle Mike,

    We are so very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I only got to meet him a couple of times but I remember him being so nice and made me feel very welcome and at home while I was there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family at this very difficult time.

    All our love,

    Lesley, Joe, Marino & Amero xo

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  11. Barbara, Tom and Family :

    We are writing to extend our deepest sympathy. We had the pleasure of knowing Gerry, and so very sad to hear about the loss of a dear husband, father, and grandfather. You are continually in our thoughts and prayers. We share your grief and send our love.

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  12. You are in our thoughts and prayers in the loss of a dear husband and father.

    With Deepest Sympathy

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  13. Kent & Linda Fletcher :

    Cynthia, Mike and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May you be blessed with comfort knowing that you will be reunited with Dad in our Heavenly Father’s kingdom.

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  14. Merlyn and Madelene Krokom :

    Dear Lynn and Sharon, Our sincere condolences on the recent death of your Dad. It was obvious how very much he meant to you by the care and concern you had for him. You’ve been wonderful daughters to both your parents and I know your many experiences with your Dad will remain forever as treasured memories. Our thoughts and prayer are with you today.
    In Sympathy, Merlyn and Madelene

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  15. Charles & Rosemary King :

    Dear Doris and family, Charlie and I were sorry to learn of Gerry’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

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  16. Cynthia and family please accept our condolences on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Doug & Carolyn Lusk Ottawa

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  17. Gary Couvrette :

    My deepest sympathy.

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