FR Ernest Lamabe

LAMABE - Ernest, age 79, passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side on Thursday, June 1st, 2006. Ernest is loved and remembered by his wife, Rita of nearly 59 years together; daughter, Dianne (Russell) Zushman of Fort Saskatchewan, AB; two grandchildren, Jacquie (Dennis) Diell of Winnipeg, Brad Zushman of Fort Saskatchewan, AB; two great grandchildren, Taylor and Jordan Diell; brother, Ron (Gerry) Lamabe of Saskatoon; sister-in-law, Evelyn Allen of Oliver, BC; brothers-in-law, Gordon Herrington, Orville (Lynn) Herrington both of Oliver, BC, Gordon Wilson of Saskatoon; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ernest was predeceased by his parents, Fred Lamabe and Louise (nee Caron); brothers, Alvin and Jim Lamabe; sister, Agnes Wilson and grandson, Todd Brown. Ernest was born in the Dundurn District on November 24th, 1926. He married Rita Herrington in 1947 and lived most of their life in Dundurn. Ernie worked for years with the Department of National Defense in Dundurn as a firefighter until his retirement in the early 80's. Ernie and Rita enjoyed retirement with golfing, bus trips and family visits at Oliver, BC. They also truly enjoyed their coffee time at Tim Horton's on 22nd Street and met many wonderful friends. Ernie loved people and was a very good family man, especially to his wife Rita up until the end. He was a member of the Dundurn Hanley Masonic Lodge for years. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 7th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Dundurn United Church. Inurnment to follow at the Dundurn Hillside Cemetery, Dundurn, SK. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dundurn United Church or the Dundurn Hillside Cemetery.