Alfred Thorold

Alfred Thorold

“A gentle giant has gone home”

It is with sadness we announce the passing of our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Alfred Thorold.

Alfred was born in Edmonton on December 4th, 1921 and passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on April 24, 2016 at the age of 94 years.

He was predeceased by his wife Amy in 2008, daughter Linda, brother Clifford and sister Kay. Alfred will be sadly missed by his children Brian (Marlene), Rick (Carol), Wendy (Ron), Randy, Ed (Janice). Grandchildren Heather (Emanuel), Matthew, Jake (Laura), Kayla, Loren, Stacey, Avery, Tristen, Trinity and great-grandson Isaac.

A Celebration of Alfred’s life was held at Courtenay Fellowship Baptist Church on Saturday, April 30th at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Foundation or charity of your choice.

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