Wayne Edward Tunney, 74, of Cochrane, AB passed away Tuesday April 18,2017 at Dulcina Hospice, Calgary surrounded by his family.
A private celebration of life has been held by the family. Memorials may be made to Dulcina Hospice in Calgary if desired.
Wayne was born in Ingersoll, Ontario. He joined the Navy at age 18 and served for eight years. He spent the rest of his career as a police officer, retiring from Point Edward Police Force after 27 years of service.
He enjoyed playing hockey and baseball during his career years. All who loved him were aware that he was a big Toronto Maple Leafs and Blue Jays fan. His main treasured times were spending time with his granddaughter Ayla and watching his grandsons Grant and Gareth play hockey.
Wayne was also a mentor to many and teacher to those with shared experiences. He was always there to listen and lend support.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joan (Arsenault); daughter Cheryl and her husband Garnet Ovans, and daughter Nola Fielding; three grandchildren Ayla, Grant and Gareth; his sister Colleen and her husband Charlie True; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Glen and Christina, and his brother Larry and sisters Joyce and Elizabeth. He was predeceased by his father in law, Wilfred Arsenault and his Mother in Law Jean Arsenault (Carberry).
All who knew Wayne would appreciate this phrase: "Well, Joanie, the hour is up and it is time to go."
We will all miss you and will always love you Wayne (husband, Dad, Grandfather, brother, friend).
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