TRELEAVEN

TRELEAVEN 1920 – 2009 Gerald (Gerry) Edwards Treleaven passed away peacefully on March 27, 2009 in Red Deer at the age of 88 years. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Joyce and his sister, Gina and leaves behind 5 children and their families: Joanne (Michael) Oakes of Edmonton; Julie (Bruce) Stonell of Red Deer and children, Melanie (Ryan) Poole of Bonnyville; Gary of Toronto and Rachel (Jordan) Stonell-Smith of Calgary; John (Janice) Treleaven and daughters Jennie, Heather, and Jackie of Sylvan Lake; Gillian (Barrie) Connelly of Vancouver and son Christopher (Sarah) of Maple Ridge; Gerald (Darcie) Treleaven of Victoria and daughter Meagan of Edmonton. Gerry also leaves 3 great grandchildren in Bonnyville. Gerry was born in 1920 in Hanley, Saskatchewan, served in WW11 as a navigator with the R.C.A.F. He married Joyce in 1944 in England and they moved to Canada to live in Saskatoon in 1945. Gerry spent several years with the Royal Bank of Canada before re-locating to Lloydminster in 1954 where he managed the local medical clinic. The family then moved to Red Deer in 1964 where Gerry managed the Associate Medical Clinic until his retirement in 1985. Gerry and Joyce enjoyed several retirement years together on Vancouver Island until her death in 2001. Gerry decided to move back to Red Deer in October 2008. Over the years Gerry was active in the Legion and St. John's Anglican Church in Lloydminster; the Downtown Kiwanis Club and St. Luke’s Anglican Church in Red Deer; and St. Paul's Anglican Church and "The Pub Lunch Gang" in Nanaimo. At Gerry's request a memorial service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Nanaimo, B.C. in summer 2009. In lieu of flowers friends may make a donation in Gerry's name to the Alberta Lung Association or to the Red Deer Hospital Foundation.


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