Michael passed away peacefully at the Agape Hospice on Sept 29, 2006 with his beloved wife Sylvia at his side, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer since last June.
Michael was born on April 20, 1946 in Swan Plain, SK. After graduation, Michael moved to Winnipeg for a year and a half. He then moved to Regina in 1967 where he worked for Ipsco Steel until moving to Calgary in November 1974. In April 1975, Michael started with Prudential Steel, and retired in April 2005 after 30 years of employment.
Michael will be lovingly remembered by Sylvia, his soulmate and wife of 36 years; and his son, and greatest pride, Jeff (Gina) and an angel on the way. He will also be missed by his grandmother Sophie; his parents John and Mary; sister Cynthia (Ernie); brothers Steve, and Kelvin (Laura); nieces Delaney, Brittney, Amanda, Michelle (Allan); and great niece Madeline. Michael will also be remembered by Aunts, Uncles, and friends, and especially by his beloved pet Missy.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mark’s Catholic Church (5552 Madigan Drive N.E.) on Monday, October 2, 2006 at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Long Vu, Presider. Graveside service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
A special thank you to the staff that helped us on our journey, from the Peter Lougheed, Tom Baker, Foothills, and the Agape Hospice. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588, the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 – 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6T6 Telephone: (403) 250-7722 ext. 309, or the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966.
In living memory of Michael Tataryn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences