Ray passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 80 years. He was a native Calgarian, who grew up in the community of Inglewood. Ray attended Western Canada High School and SAIT, where he took Refrigeration Mechanics. He worked at Bruce Robinson Electric, Eatons, SAIT, finally retiring from the Calgary Board of Education. Following his retirement, Ray enjoyed many activities with the Calgary Board of Education Retired Employees Association and his Thursday golf group. His favourite past time was stopping at garage sales and visiting Calgary's thrift stores, where he picked up many treasures. Ray is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marjorie; daughters Alison and Lindsay (Robb); grandchildren Shea, Skye and Kenna. Ray was predeceased by his parents Thelma and George Cherer.
A Celebration of life will be held at Lakeview Community Hall (6110 - 34 Street SW) on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Ray's family through www.evanjstrong.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Society of Community Opportunities (102, 2616 - 18 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7R1), the Calgary Scope Society (219 - 18 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2E 6J5) or a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. (403) 265-1199
Celebration of Life
OCT 29. 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lakeview Community Hall
6110 - 34 Street SW
Calgary, AB, CA, T3E 5L6
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