February 4, 1925 - June 17, 2012
Husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Alfred "Papa". Alfred will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his children Lynda and Darrell; grandchildren Kelsey and Scott Matheson-McCord and Marlee and Blair Code; and the great-grandchildren that kept him young, Safi, Maya, Hailee, Nolan, and Lucas. He is also survived by his two sisters Francis and Florence and his brother Art, as well as numerous extended family and many dear friends. He will be missed by many. Alfred was predeceased by Jean, his wife of 60 years. A gathering of friends and family will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 (Telephone 1-866-412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/ memorial). In living memory of Alfred Trent, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald from June 20 to June 22, 2012