May 28, 1934 – November 27, 2010
James (Jim), beloved husband of Joan of Medicine Hat, passed away on November 27, 2010, at the age of 76 years.
James is survived by his wife Joan; son Jim (Diane); daughters Donna (John) and Lorna (Doug); siblings Justin (Shirley) Ray, Betty Mellom, Jean Thorlacius, Ken McMillan (brother-in-law), Janice (Morley) Hood, Rose (Doug) Hood, Diane Peebles and Barb (Carl) Biberdorf; grandchildren Parker, Mitchell, Charish (Joe), Jonathan and many nieces and nephews.
James was predeceased by his father and mother, Richard and Mary (Pattyson) Ray, his first wife Lydia Ray, brother Dennis Ray, sister Carol McMillan and brothers-in-law Leonard Mellom and John Thorlacius.
A Memorial Service will take place in Medicine Hat in the spring at which time James’ remains will be interred.
A separate service will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (2547 Hebert Road, Westbank, BC) on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at 1:00 p.m.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of James Ray, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences