Emilien Joseph Louis Rochette

September 24, 1942 – May 7, 2018

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Joseph Rochette on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Joseph will be lovingly remembered by the mother of his daughters, Olga Rochette, his daughters, Tracy (Dave) Andrews, and Laura (Gord) Rochette, stepdaughter Kathy (Dave) Rochette, stepson Richard Rochette, grandchildren Bryce, Ashley, Breanne, Jared and Jakob; siblings: Ronald, Jean-Guy, Georgette, Denise and Nicole; as well as numerous extended family and friends.  Joseph was predeceased by his parents, Germaine (nee Beaupre) and Zenophile Rochette, brother Denis and sister Paulette. 

A private Celebration of Life was held Saturday May 12, 2018


Emilien Joseph Louis Rochette

Septembre 24, 1942 – May 7, 2018

C'est avec une profonde tristesse et beaucoup d'amour que nous pleurons le décès de Joseph Rochette le lundi, 7 mai 2018 à l'âge de 75 ans.

Joseph sera commémoré avec amour par la mère de ses filles, Olga Rochette, ses filles, Tracy (Dave) Andrews et Laura (Gord) Rochette, belle-fille Kathy (Dave) Rochette, beau-fils Richard Rochette, petits-enfants Bryce, Ashley, Breanne, Jared et Jakob; frères et soeurs Ronald, Jean-Guy, Georgette, Denise and Nicole; ainsi que de nombreux membres de la famille élargie et des amis. Joseph fut prédécédé par ses parents, Germaine (née Beaupré) et Zenophile Rochette, son frère Denis et sa sœur Paulette. 

Une célébration privée de la vie a eu lieu samedi, 12 mai, 2018.





George Byfield Collins III

September 27, 1957 ~ April 28, 2018

It is with great sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of George Byfield Collins III, of Fort McMurray Alberta at 60 years of age. George died on April 28, 2018 with his loving wife Karen and sister Georganna by his side. George is survived by his wife, Karen; sister, Georganna; mother, Grace; two daughters, Charity (Tony) Wood and Victoria (Eric) Robbins; and 4 grandchildren, Jordan and MacKenzie Wood, Lillith and Kaylee Robbins.

George was born September 27, 1957 in Chateauroux, France as his father served in the US Air Force. George was raised in various locations around the US but mainly in the Texas Gulf Coast area. George had a full and amazing life, positively touching many lives along his journey, and making many friendships everywhere he went. Following his high school graduation in Alvin, Texas he embraced a long and rewarding 40 year career with Team Industrial Services Ltd.

George is preceded in death by his father, George Byfield Collins Jr. of New York, New York; his sister, Christina Hiker Byfield of Denver, Colorado; his grandparents, George Byfield Collins Sr. and Alice Marie (nee Newman) Collins and Clarence Hopkins and Lou Edith (nee Jones) Hopkins.


Celebration of Life

Sunday, June 3, 2018
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Asti Trattoria Italiana
#200, 10020 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, Albert

A second celebration of George’s life will be held in Texas, details are pending.




Brian McLean

January 24, 1943 – April 14, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Brian McLean announces his passing on April 14, 2018 at the age of 75 years. Brian is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte; daughters, Tammy (Rob), Candace (David), and Jodi; grandchildren, Andrea (Cody), Jenessa, Kyle, Chase, and Grayson; several in-laws and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was predeceased in death by his daughter, Sara.

A special thank you to the staff at the Redwater Health Centre and Dr. Botha for their care.

As per Brian’s wishes, no service will be held, and cremation has taken place.

Donations can be made in memory of Brian McLean to the Redwater Health Centre Auxillary Association, Box 270, Redwater, Alberta T0A 2W0.




Robert (Bob) Dallas Putnam


February 24, 1933 ~ May 6, 2018


It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Robert (Bob) Dallas Putnam on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 85 years of age. Robert was survived by his brother, Calvin (Ferne); sister in-law, Florence; nieces and nephews, Robert, Randy, Debbie, Gord, Penny, Linda, Ben, and Carla; as well as extended family and friends.


Robert was predeceased by his parents, Dale and Hazel (nee Rhinehart) Putnam; and his brother, Lloyd.


Celebration of Life  

Saturday, May 12, 2018
at 2:00 pm
Sturgeon Memorial Funeral Chapel
5016 - 47 Avenue
Bon Accord, Alberta


Memorial Donations


In lieu of flowers donations will be gratefully accepted by
Oak Hill Boys Ranch, cheques for donations can be made out to
Oak Hill Foundation.
PO Box 97
Bon Accord, Alberta
T0A 0K0





Pauline Skawronik (nee Chockan)

November 28, 1930 – April 24, 2018

It is with love and fond memories that we announce the passing of Pauline Skawronik, she passed away on Tuesday April 24, 2018 at 87 years of age. Pauline was born November 28,1930 in Coronado, AB to Steve and Ketrayna (nee Horbal) Chockan. She was the youngest of six siblings; Dave, Bill, Eva, Lucy, and Alice. School, Church, and family were very important to her along with the lifestyle of being a farmers wife. A special thanks to Spruce View Manor in Gibbons for her 18 years of comfortable living. She had her final residence at the Youville Nursing home in St. Albert.

She is survived by her daughter, Gloria (Bruce) Macdonald; sons, Richard (Wendy), and Kenneth (Trish); grandchildren, Sharla, Andrew, Jamie, Shaina, Shauna, Kyle, Amanda, and Jerry; great grandchildren, Ryland, Alice, Kaydence, Brody, Leo, and one more on the way; as well as numerous extended family and friends.


Celebration of Life
Friday, May 4, 2018
11:00 am
St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church
Waugh, Alberta


Fedorah, Alberta
beside her late husband, Nick






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