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McTighe, Ebby MN

July 5, 1927 – August 31, 2012

It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of Ebby McTighe. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Carewest Colonel Belcher.

Ebby was born and raised in Calgary. He proudly served as a Seaman in the Merchant Navy during WWII and actually had his 16th birthday in London, England. Over the years, Ebby worked at a variety of occupations. One of his most memorable and enjoyable times was coaching hockey for young ones.

Ebby is survived by his loving wife Marlene; three sons Mike, Kelly and Daniel; a daughter Denise; three grandchildren, Matthew, Madison and Emily; two sisters, Elaine Richards and Tess Phillips; sister-in-law Hilda McTighe; and adopted brother Larry McTighe. He was predeceased by his parents Patrick and Imelda (nee Zengel); brothers, Lou, Mickey, Jockie, Garrett, and Frank; and sisters, Patricia, Imelda and Ruth.

Funeral Services will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, #1 Branch (116 – 7th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB), on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow on a later date in Field of Honour, Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Poppy Fund and Veteran’s Food Bank, #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6; Telephone: (403) 265-6304.

In living memory of Ebby McTighe, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Shawn & Wendy Harley :

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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  2. Doris, Linda, and Marjorie Reiffer :

    Moma (Doris) has known Ebby for 50 years. He was a wonderful, fun person, who brought us lots of laughter. Ebby was an honest man, and you knew where you stood with him. He was a very good man, full of life and love, truly one of a kind. We always felt welcome into his life and heart in our conversations with him. My father, Jack Reiffer, and my husband, Gordon Robinson, shared great times with Ebby. Ebby added laughter and love to so many persons’ lives — what a wonderful thing to do. He will be missed greatly. Sincerely, Doris, Linda, and Marjorie

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