Albert Fred Stayura
1930 – 2014
Albert passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of April 15, 2014 at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook at 83 years of age.
Albert was born on
June 6, 1930 to Michael and Annie Stayura near Daysland, Alberta. When he was 11 years old the family moved to Cranbrook. Upon graduation from High School, Albert began work at Kelly Douglas as a warehouseman and worked his way up to becoming a foreman. He worked for the company for 35 years before his retirement.
In his younger years, Albert enjoyed 5 pin bowling and he was on a team for many years. He liked the outdoors, and especially enjoyed spending time in his garden. Fishing was his favourite sport. He went a lot of fishing trips locally with his family and friends. Albert was content to be around home, and did not especially like to travel.
Albert is survived by his three sisters Katie (Bud) Rounsville, Jean (Paul) Dureski and Mary (George) Perosa, 13 nieces and nephews and 14 great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Annie Stayura and his great niece Julia Dureski of Calgary.
A memorial service for Albert will be held at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:30 pm. He will be Interred in Westlawn Cemetery following the service. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Albert may do so to the:
East Kootenay S.P.C.A., PO Box 2, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 4H6.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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