It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of Gary Michael Pecknold on October 19th, 2022 at the age of 81 years.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Joan, of 54 years; his daughters Sheila (Darrel); Colleen (Mike); and his son, Blair; 3 grandsons: Kirk, Kyle (Tyra) and Ben; and 4 great – grandchildren. Along with many other extended family members..
Gary was predeceased by his parents, Eric & Martha, brother, Errol in 2017, his sister-in-law, Ginny in 2014, his sister, Margaret in 2021, his son-in-law, Joe, in 2015.
Gary will be remembered for his friendly, outgoing nature, his story and joke telling, and his love of sports. Gary thoroughly enjoyed family time. He also enjoyed a social activities either at church, volunteering with Edmonton’s Folk Fest, or running model trains with the Edmonton N-Scalers.
Cremation has already taken place. A funeral service will be held at Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209-123 Street, Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, November 5th, 2022 at 11:00 am. Due to limited parking, for those who can walk, please use the parking lot at the old Royal Alberta Museum located at 12845-102 Ave. The funeral service will also be streamed on the church’s Youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/RWUnitedChurch/live)
Memorial donations can be made to Robertson-Wesley United Church or the Alberta Diabetes Foundation.
Serenity Funeral Service
North Central Chapel