It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of “Big Bad Bill”. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 45 years, Gladys; his children, Joanne (Bob), Bill Jr. (Fay), Dave (Doris), Darryl (Jeni); grandchildren, Brad, Melissa, Justine, Cameron, Kyle, Noah and Madeline; brothers, George (Mary), Bob (Audrey), and sister, Isabelle (Marin), along with many other relatives, good friends and his special four legged friend, Sasha.
Bill was predeceased by his father, Bill, mother, Christina, brother, Jack and sister, Ann.
Our memories of Bill will be of his zest for life and his ability to always get the job done!
We would like to thank the staff of Unit 53 at the Grey Nuns Hospital for their care, and a special thank you to Bill’s niece, Wanda, for all of her time, love and support.
A Celebration of Bill’s life will be held on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Connelly-McKinley Sherwood Park - Mill Woods Funeral Home, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton (Meridian Street is accessed off of Anthony Henday 216 South)
As Bill was the founder of “The Hec Gervais Academic and Curling Scholarship Foundation” we would ask that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be sent to the scholarship foundation c/o 878 Proctor Wynd, Edmonton, AB, T5T 6P8.