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STODDART, Ross Desmond

September 7, 1932 – December 9, 2011

Ross was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia on September 7, 1932 and passed away peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2011.

He will be forever missed, and always in the hearts of his wife Monique, his children Wayne (Marian), Sandi (Dave) Bredy and Brian; his grandchildren Tyler, Trevor, Maddie, Connor, Kevin and Lauren and one great-grandchild Kain; his step-children, Pat (Alison), Mike, Sue (Hector), Lloyd (Sherri), and Maria (Shane) and their families; his sister Virginia of Liverpool, N.S. and her family as well as his extended family and friends.

Ross proudly served 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Armoured Corps. He also worked for the Calgary School Board.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Veteran’s Food Bank, #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304.

In living memory of Ross Stoddart, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.

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  1. Shelley Langille (niece) and Sheldon Sabad :

    What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why you left this earth so soon, or why you left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget.

    Loving thoughts to you all and wishing we could be there. RIP Uncle Ross.

    Love and hugs, in sympathy.

    Shelley & Sheldon

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  2. Dear Uncle Wayne,

    I was so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I know nothing I can say will ease the pain of losing your father but I hope that you know that dad and I are thinking of you. We love you all.

    Please take care and if you need anything, just ask.

    Love, Erin xoxo

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  3. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Ross and I served together on many occasions during his military career starting in Germany 1951-1953. Rest in peace old friend. Gone but not forgotten.

    Royden Messer
    Harvey Sta
    NB

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  4. Mike and Karen Landers, Kincardine, Ontario :

    Our condolences to all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Love
    Mike and Karen

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  5. Roberta & Leslie Smith :

    Wayne, Sandi and Brian.
    You have lost a father and we have lost a real good friend.
    May he rest in peace.
    Love, Roberta & Les

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  6. Don Smith and family :

    Our thoughts are with you,

    “It will be the little things that you cherished, the quiet moments,
    the smiles, the laughter….the memories…. that will help to push
    away the pain… hold tight”

    I can only imagine how difficult this must be, please take care.

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  7. Hi monique– please accept my condolence for the passing of Ross, although we both traveled different paths through the years, I still remember serving with him in B sqn 8CH 59-62. he will be remembered by his comrades in the 8CH association–AL

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  8. Patricia MacLeod :

    Sincere sympathy to Monique, Wayne and family, Sandi and family, and Brian.

    Sixty-three years ago I called Ross ‘Uncle Squeeky.’ I thought he was the best uncle you could have!

    I hope happy memories comfort those he has left behind.

    Pattie MacLeod

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  9. Virginia Smith :

    Heartfelt condolences to Monique and his children Wayne, Brian, and Sandi.
    I cherished and will miss my brother’s frequent phone calls, and his visits with me in Liverpool. Here, I believe, he connected with his past, and loved to visit friends and take long walks. He especially enjoyed seeing the sun rise on the water at Fort Point near my house.
    Love and synmpathy, Virginia

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  10. Andre Larocque :

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Ross and I have served in Germany 1959-1962 in B-SQN. Andre

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  11. While I did not know Ross, I am a member of the honoured RCD’s. Another member of our family has now passed to a better land.
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this Time.

    Jack Morgan
    Newfoundland and Labrador

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  12. Wayne, Marian, Tyler, Trevor Stoddart :

    We are all broken hearted. Thanks for giving and being a part of our lives.

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  13. Deb White & family :

    Deepest sympathy to my cousins Wayne, Sandi and Brian. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Rest in Peace Uncle Ross. xo

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  14. Lydia Infusino :

    Sandi & Family:

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father.

    Lydia Infusino

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  15. Chantal Dandurand and family Montréal :

    Our thoughts are with the family. He will be missed. I have great memories of the good times in his company.

    Tante Monique, je t’embrasse très fort. Je suis tout près malgré les kilomètres qui nous séparent.

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  16. Arnie, Lynette and Kennedy :

    We were very sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts are with you.

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  17. Sorry to hear of the passing of Ross. In 1957 we were on a sigs course in Borden, and later were on different postings around the globe with the 8ch. Long live Ross in memory.

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  18. To all who mourn the loss of Ross, my deepest sympathies.

    Ross and I served together in Germany and we shared many stories here in Calgary over the past 15 years – he taught me lots for which I am forever grateful.

    A good man with a wealth of friends, always with a smile on his face and cheer in his heart, Ross will be missed.

    Bob Meating
    Calgary

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  19. Major General Clive Addy :

    Dear Monique and family,
    On behalf of all the armoured regiments in which Ross served and the many friends that he made while doing so and after, please accept the sincere condolences of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. Thanks for having shared him with us.

    Clive Addy
    Colonel Commandant
    The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
    Perth Ontario

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  20. Barbara & Nelson Couvrette :

    Mona: Please accept the sincerest sympathy from both of us on Rosses passing.

    Let’s keep in touch. Blessings.

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