With great sadness, our husband and father passed away at the Leduc Community Hospital.
Fern will be remembered by his loving wife of 45 years, Joanne; daughter, Leanne Handfield-Olstad (Bruce); son, Jason Handfield (Mallorey); grandchildren, Charissa, Macheala, and Cohen; brothers, Leon (Ann) Handfield, Gerard (Sandra) Handfield, Marcel (Anne) Handfield; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Roger; sisters, Therese, Yolande, Constance, Marcelline, Anne; and his parents, Lionel and Blandine Handfield.
Fern lived by his motto “Live and let live” to everyone he ever knew.
Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Vital Parish, 4905 – 50 Street, Beaumont, AB. Interment of urn will take place at St. Vital Cemetery, with presentation and lunch to follow.
Donations in Fernand’s name may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.