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EDWARD JAMES GARRITY

Edward James Garrity of Winnipeg, age 85, peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, surrounded by his family, passed away.

He was born on September 17, 1933 in Winnipeg to his late parents Thomas and Evelyn.  Edward is survived by his son Tim, sister Margaret (Les) and stepchildren Chris (April), Juanita (Ted), Ron (Karen) and Adam (Shala).  He was predeceased by his wife Hazel, brother Thomas (Joanne), sister Violet, sister Catherine and life partner Jane Flett.

Although challenged in the last few years of his life, he lived these years with courage and dignity.  His memory will be honoured.  He will be missed.

In keeping with Edward’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Coutu Funeral Chapel, 680 Archibald Street.  Burial will take place at Brookside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire donations in Edward’s memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association.

E.J. COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS

204-253-5086

ejcoutu.ca

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  • Kurt Posted April 4, 2019 6:52 pm

    I didn’t know Ed that well, but the few times we met he was always kind to me. My condolences to the family and Tim.

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