Year: 2015

Robert (Bob) Ernest McGRATH
McGRATHMr. Robert (Bob) Ernest McGrath of Red Deer, (formerly of Rocky Mountain…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015

Jean (nee Carew) BOOTE
BOOTEJean (nee Carew)Peacefully at St. Joseph's at Fleming, Peterborough, Ontario, December 25,…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015

David Lee SABY
SABYDavid LeeAug. 25, 1956 - Dec. 25, 2015Dave Saby passed away due…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015

Lester CAVE
CAVE LesterThe family of Lester Cave regrets to announce his passing peacefully…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015

Lyle John JAFFRAY
JAFFRAYLyle JohnDec. 24, 2015 - Calgary, AB.Lyle Jaffray, beloved husband of Sherry…

Wire Service / December 24, 2015

George Carmond WOOD
WOODGeorge Carmond1929 - 2015George Carmond Wood passed peacefully on Thursday, December 24,…

Wire Service / December 24, 2015

Robert Howard FLETCHER
FLETCHERRobert Howard,May 11, 1924 - Dec 24, 2015.Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan…

Wire Service / December 24, 2015

Habitat for Humanity faces uncertain future
Family, warmth, heart and home — they all come together at Christmas. And through the efforts of Habitat for Humanity, this time next year more Central Alberta families will be able to celebrate the season in their very own affordable homes.

Advocate Staff / December 24, 2015

Johnny Hockey hat-trick gift-wraps victory for Flames
Johnny Gaudreau is red-hot on home ice. The Calgary Flames are too. Gaudreau’s second hat trick of the season helped Calgary to a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, tying a franchise record with their 10th straight victory at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Advocate Staff / December 23, 2015

Best is yet to come from major bantam Rebels
Red Deer Rebels head coach Justin Jarmolicz is hoping that opposing Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League teams took notice of his team’s performance Tuesday at the Arena. The Rebels turned in a solid workmanlike performance and got an outstanding 42-save effort from netminder Bretton Park while earning a 2-2 tie with the Calgary Bisons, one of the top three or four clubs in the province.

Advocate Staff / December 23, 2015

Oilers’ McDavid takes Edmonton by storm in 2015
It can be found on the odd wind-worn lamppost on downtown streets of Edmonton — a loonie-sized sticker that is equal parts idolatrous and sacrilegious. It’s the Oilers logo with the oozing O-I-L-E-R letters replaced with others: McJesus.

Advocate Staff / December 23, 2015

Store owner shaken, defiant after break-in
Jill Mitchell defiantly reopened her Parkland Beach general store after a weekend break-in left her front door smashed and her emotions shattered.

Advocate Staff / December 23, 2015

Ross Walter HURLEY
HURLEYRoss WalterRoss Walter Hurley passed away December 22, 2015 at the age…

Wire Service / December 22, 2015

Oilers go into break on a high
Cam Talbot looks to have found his game again. Talbot made 44 saves and Teddy Purcell had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers won their seventh consecutive home game, defeating the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday.

Advocate Staff / December 22, 2015