Carlos (Bobby) Quitzon, beloved husband of Erlinda Quitzon of Calgary passed away peacefully on Monday, February 20, 2006 at the age of 67 years.
Prior to immigrating to Canada in 1972, Bobby graduated from the University of the East with a Bachelor of Commerce and enjoyed playing basketball with the UE Warriors who won two national championships during his collegiate career. Since retiring, Bobby returned to the Philippines as a supporting member of a family medical mission. All those who met Bobby will always remember his sense of humour, generosity and kind nature.
Bobby is survived by his wife of thirty-three years Erlinda; his children, Karen and Robert (Bobby Jr.); his son-in-law Ian; his brothers, Andy (Carol) and Tito (Ofie); his sister Penny; and numerous other relatives in Canada, the United States and the Philippines. Bobby was predeceased by his brother Jack; and two sisters, Choling and Nene. Bobby loved his friends and family dearly and his happiest moments were those when he was surrounded by the ones he cared for.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Thursday, February 23, 2006 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, February 24, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Catholic Church (541 Silvergrove Drive N.W.) on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Corcoran, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to extend our deepest thanks to the CHRA – Home Care Program, especially Carol Boyer his Home Care R.N. who took exceptional care of Bobby during his time of need.
In living memory of Bobby Quitzon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences