Ernest Reynolds Ambrose DDS May 12, 1926 June 1, 2011 It is with deep sadness that the family of Ernest (Ernie) Ambrose, age 85 years, announces his passing on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Oliver Lodge in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Ernest was predeceased by his wife, Patricia (nee Douglas) and eldest son, Douglas. Ernest is survived by his second wife, Norma (nee Douglas-Watt); Ernest and Patricia's children, Linda (the late Jon Fyshe), Brian, Kevin (Valaria Koren), Susan (John Lyon), Stephen, Janet (Richard Lecoupe); his beloved grandchildren, Alona (Mark Holzer), Benjamin, Joshua, Jared, Ashleigh, Julianna, Evangelina; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dr. Ernest Ambrose was a professor and dean of Dentistry at McGill University and at the University of Saskatchewan. He received the Master Teacher Award in 1993 from the University of Saskatchewan. There is a scholarship and a professorship in his name at the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. Ernie was a devoted father and husband, compassionate dentist and teacher. He was an avid fisherman and introduced his children and grandchildren to the love of fishing. His family fondly remember many happy times around the Montreal dinner table and summers at Lake Diefenbaker in the condo and on the houseboat. He will be dearly missed. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home (east on 8th Street, turn right before rail crossing). Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Oliver Lodge's Angels of Care, (1405 Faulkner Cres., Saskatoon, Sk. S7L 3R5 (306) 382-4111) or the Canadian Diabetes Association (104 -2301 Avenue C North, Saskatoon, Sk. S7L 5Z5). Family and friends may send online condolences from the website www.hillcrestmemorial.ca . Arrangements entrusted to HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME.
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Published in The The Star Phoenix from June 3 to June 4, 2011