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MUNRO, Ben A.
November 24, 1939 – November 27, 2014
It is with great sadness and much love that our family announces the sudden passing of our dearest husband, father and grandfather.
Survived with beautiful, loving memories are his wife, Patricia; daughters, Lana Lee and Lori Lynn; son- in-law, Greg; and four very special grandchildren, Ava, Scott, Mia and Georgia. Ben is also survived by three brothers, Ernie, Dave, and Al and their wives; and sister-in-law, Florence. He was predeceased by his parents, Tom and Paula; and three brothers, Johnny, Bill and Otto.
Every minute, every hour and every day we will be missing Ben. We're grateful for his special love and wonderful memories that will carry us through and will be forever cherished.
Prayer Service Wednesday, December 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, 13 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park.
Divine Liturgy Thursday, December 4 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 10825 – 97 Street, Edmonton. Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery.
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Published in Edmonton Journal from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2, 2014.
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Memories & Condolences
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47 entries
April 28, 2016
So sorry to hear the news, my condolences to the family. Ben did my accounting since I was 18 years old. He always spoke of his family especially his daughter he would share her accomplishments. May God bless you & your family, rest in peace.
Anita Smiley
July 19, 2015
Lana Hawkins
July 19, 2015
Ben,(Benny Boy)we deeply miss having your love, support, and great humour with us everyday. Wish you were here with us <3
Mia and Georgia Hawkins
March 1, 2015
It is truly of great sadness that we have learned of Ben's passing.
We thoroughly enjoyed the sharing of stories when we visited him in his accounting office. He truly was a remarkable man. We will miss his quick wit, and the leaning of his adventures throughout his long life. Our sincere condolences to the Munro family.
Larry & Sharron Bursey
February 24, 2015
I will sure miss Ben we always joke when he did my taxes. Prayers too the family.
Gerald Connie Brochu
January 20, 2015
Pat and Family
So sorry to hear of Ben's passing. He was a very special man and will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. From Byron, Lois, Trevor and Denise.
Lois Matheson
January 17, 2015
Patsy and family -

Tom and I just heard about Ben's sudden passing and our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Ben was a man with many diverse interests and was always such a pleasure to have a chat with.
We will miss him.

Tom & Chris McGee
Tom & Chris McGee
January 14, 2015
Lori and Patsy, it is with a broken heart that I express my extreme sorrow to hear of Ben's passing. He was such an awesome man, Dad, Grandpa and friend to all. We are so saddened to have lost such a great friend. Many times while passing by his office I would stop in for a hello and ask that he sing his special song that he wrote for you Patsy. I never left without either a good laugh shared, a memory talked about, a word of advice given, or tears shed after he sang your song to me. He warmed my heart just to be near him....not only at tax time, but anytime I popped in for a visit to share a bit of time with him. I was always comforted by knowing he was just down the block if I needed help. I know how much he loved all of you, and shared many stories of you, Lori and Lana, growing up and of his precious grandchildren and their wonderful stories too. On several occasions I was greeted at the door by a lovely little girl asking me how she could help me today. I would respond "I'm here to see your Grandpa". Her reply would most often be that "everyone comes here to see my Grandpa" which would always give me a good chuckle. You have such wonderful memories spanning decades together, and the love you have for each other I hope will help you heal as you stand together to share with each other the love your Dad built within your family. I know that losing Ben has left a huge hole in all of your hearts. I pray for comfort for each of you, in remembering what a wonderful Husband and Dad he truly was and also how very proud he was of each and every one of you. Our sincere condolences, sent with love and much affection. From the Levy Family, Leanne, Phil, Kevin, Skye and Teagan
Leanne Levy
January 13, 2015
We are very sad to hear of Ben's passing. He was an extraordinary man and
did so much for his family, friends and community. Barry and I always enjoyed
our laughs and chats with Ben on fishing and curling and friends we had in common.
He will be dearly missed. Our sincere and deepest condolences Pat to you and your family.
Sharon Bailey
December 29, 2014
To Everyone that signed this guest book, Ben's family would like to thank you all for your kind words and support. They all meant so much to us
The Munro Family
December 16, 2014
We are very sorry to hear that Ben has passed away. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Cathy and I had the pleasure of working with Ben. He did our books for the last 6 years. We always enjoyed year end when we could sit for a few hours with Ben and listen as he would share some of his best memories with us as well as give an update on what his beloved family was up too.
Ben is one of the most interesting people I have ever met, he will truly be missed by many.
Tammy & Cathy Hall & Monkman
December 7, 2014
Pat and family,

We are so sorry to hear of Ben's passing. Ben was a wonderful man and will be truly missed. He cherished his family and we always enjoyed his stories about how all of them were doing. We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your loved ones during this difficult time.
Greg, Twyla and Anna Purschke
December 5, 2014
Ben and I worked together twice many years ago. Our condolences go out to the Munro family.
Retry and Pat Mowbrey
December 5, 2014
Patty, my condolences to you and your family.
Terry Snyder
December 4, 2014
Lana and family, my deepest sympathies for the loss of your Dad. What a kind gentleman he was. I know you will all miss him greatly.
Christy Fehr (Barczai)
December 4, 2014
Pat and Family
Our condolences to you and your family. May God bless you all in this time of sorrow. May his memories last in your hearts forever. We are hoping that the love of friends will help to see you through. And that time will bring you brighter days-because we care for you.
Vic & Vi Sorochan
December 4, 2014
I am very sorry to hear of Ben's sudden passing. He was a wonderful, caring man and I always enjoyed the family updates and life experiences he shared each time I saw him. My condolences to Patty and the family. My thoughts are with you.
Kelly Cunningham
December 3, 2014
I worked with Lori Lynn and she always had the kindest words and stories she shared about her father. Thinking of you and yours, Lori.
Adriane Nowicki
December 3, 2014
Pat I was so very sorry to hear of Ben's sudden passing, he was a wonderful man and a true friend to our family. He will be missed so much. I am truly sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jackie Warwick
Jackie WARWICK
December 3, 2014
My deepest sympathy to you Patty and the girls.
Lovie Gretzan
December 3, 2014
I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Ben Munro, he was a terrific man, I worked at Springwood Business Centre many years ago and Ben was the kindest most upbeat person. He loved his family and spoke so highly of all of them. My deepest condolences to the family, he will be missed .
Arlene May
December 3, 2014
I am Very Sorry to Hear of the Sudden Passing of Uncle Ben. Our Sympathies Go Out to Aunty Patsy,Lana and Lori and Uncle Ben's Grandchildren.
Chris and I will have You All in Our Prayers.

God Bless.
Ernie and Chris King
December 3, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you
Ben was a wonderful person we got to know him in his accounting business
God bless !

Herb and Cheryl mayo
December 3, 2014
From every perspective, Ben was an exceptional person and a great friend. He had an amazingly positive disposition that brought happiness to everyone who knew him. We will miss him. Our deepest condolences.
Al & Kay Bleiken
December 2, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss such sad news ben did all my accounting for my company for the last 15 years and every time we meet all he talked about his family and always with a big smile be strong
ali kat enterprises
December 2, 2014
Patricia and Family.
I will be out of the country when you gather to recall Ben's lifetime of fun and accomplishments.

We graduated from CMA together and have maintained a business relationship over the decades. In recent years we established a closer personal / business relationship, including the sharing of many stories.

Reminisce and remember the good times, as there are many. Ben will certainly be missed.

Please accept my condolences and take care of yourself and your family.

Sincerely

Wilton Van Lersberghe
Wilton Van Lersberghe
December 2, 2014
A friend to many in Gyro. A fun loving person; cheerio my friend.
Don Greig
December 2, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Cindy Letourneau
December 2, 2014
Bill Austin
December 2, 2014
Patrica,Lana, & Lori, please accept my deepest sympathy for your unexpected lose.. Although I've only known Ben for a short period of time, I found him to be an extraordinary person..His kindness and thoughtfulness to all who knew him was like a breath of fresh air..I considered him a friend.. He will be greatly missed by all his peers..We all know he is now in the arms of our lord..My he rest in peace....
Gene Gebo
December 2, 2014
Our thoughts & prayers are with your family. Ben will be forever remembered, and sadly missed. ?
Nikki, Lorraine & MIssy Turcotte
December 2, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Munro family. Ben always had a smile on his face and was a great man. He will be missed. Love, the Cherkowski family! HUGS!
Cindy Cherkowski
December 2, 2014
Ben was a good friend and a member of our Gyro Club for many years. His smile and sense of humour will be missed.
Ray Davis
December 2, 2014
My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. I met Ben in the early 80's while working at Edmonton Savings and playing on the women's baseball team. It was a pleasure to occasionally run into him at the Mohawk over the years. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Bonny Burton
December 2, 2014
Patty, Lana & Lori, My deepest sympathy. May the memories comfort you at this time.
Judy Feltham
December 2, 2014
I am so sorry about Ben. I know Ben as he was a neighbour in the building where I work and he stopped into our offices to chat and bring exciting family stories that made your day so much better.
Bev Semeniuk
December 2, 2014
My condolences to the Munro family.
Ben was my accounting instructor at NAIT. But most of all I remember Ben dressing up his dog and coming over as Santa every Christmas Eve. I missed his visits after leaving Sherwood Park.
GOD Bless!
Andy Sadlowski
December 2, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to the Munro family. Ben was one of a kind, a really wonderful person. Always happy, and great stories to tell. A wonderful friend. We will miss him very much. Our prayers are with you.

Bill and Tammy Warwick
December 1, 2014
Our Deepest Sympathy to Pat, Lana % Greg and their children and Lori. Al & Marion Calgary Alberta.
Al Munro
December 1, 2014
Ben was the softball coach for Edmonton Savings team back in the late 70's and early 80's. He was always supportive and smiling.
Darlene Blischak
December 1, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Roxanne & Carl Potiuk
December 1, 2014
I only met Mr Munro a few times, but each time it was obvious who his family was. He was as welcoming, and as fun to be with, as his wife and daughters. Thinking of you all.
David Jenkinson
December 1, 2014
Ben and I got to know each other through Crimestoppers. He was on my board of director when I was President.He was always very gracious, helpful and his advise I respted very muc. A lot of fun to be with, always a smile and only recently did I see more of him at our Crimestoppers Alumni Luncheons. I will miss him
George Nikel
George Nikel
December 1, 2014
A good man and great story teller.
Doug Steinhubl
December 1, 2014
I'm truly sorry for your loss. I know your family is suffering tremendous grief at this time. Ben was a good friend and I will remember our many interesting conversations and visits. Treasure your many precious memories.
Kathryn Nimchuk
December 1, 2014
Our Deepest Sympathy to Pat, Lana, Lori and the rest of the family.
Dave, Barb & family
December 1, 2014
Ben always had a smile and time for a chat not to mention a joke or two. He will be greatly missed.
Allan Martin
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