Gerhard (Garry) Helmut Foltinek died of natural causes on March 21, 2016 in Vernon, British Columbia at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his wife Harriet to whom he was married 53 years, son Darren of Calgary, Alberta and Kevin of Austin, Texas. Garry was born October 15, 1929 in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1952 and then moved to Vernon in 1997. The fruits of his craftsmanship can be seen in masonry throughout Calgary, including the Calgary Curling Club, the spire of St. Mary’s Cathedral, and the house that he built for his family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (2101 – 32 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2) or charity of their choice. Expressions of sympathy can be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca
A Celebration of Life will be held at the chapel of Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services® (4417 29th Street, Vernon, BC) at 2:00pm on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016.
Arrangements entrusted to: ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237