It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our beloved grandfather, great-grandfather, father and husband, Marvin May. Marvin passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Leduc Community Hospital at the age of 78, surrounded by his loved ones.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 58 years, Geraldine; sons Chris and Betty May, Randy and Linda May; daughters Janelle May and Richard, Jennifer May and Scott; along with 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Marvin, recently recognized as a citizen of distinction by the City of Leduc in 2013, contributed many years of volunteer time in support of many local organizations. Prior to moving to Leduc, Marvin served with the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy) for 33 years, retiring in 1985 as a Lieutenant Commander. Marvin’s passion for family, community and people in need will live on in the hearts of all that knew him.
A Celebration of Marvin’s Life will be held on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at St. David’s United Church, 4614 – 48 Street, Leduc, AB.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made to the ALS Society of Alberta, 314, 11808 St. Albert Trail, Edmonton, AB T5L 4G4.