Peacefully with his family and companion by his side, Albert, passed away on February 16, 2022 at the Golden Door Geriatric Centre at the age of 96 years.

He was predeceased by his spouse Myrtle Baron, sons Benny and Terry, brothers John, Edward and Frank

Albert is lovingly remembered by his children Dennis (Beryl) and Rick (Kathy); grandchildren Kerri (Karl), Lindsey (Derek) Michael, Dan, Brittany and Zachary, great-grandchildren Hendrix, Lyra, Cedar and Dawson.  Also surviving are his brothers Victor (Anita), Lloyd (Betty) sisters –in-law Stella and Mary.

Albert was born in Sudbury, Ontario and raised in Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba and went to school in Winnipeg Beach and Red River College in Winnipeg.  He met Myrtle in Winnipeg and they were married in Winnipeg Beach and he worked several years for C.P. Rail.  His hobbies included carpentry, painting, glass etching and wood sculptures.  Sports played a big part of Albert’s life. He loved baseball, playing on two senior teams travelling around Manitoba for competitions; fishing, gardening and continuously reading books on his hobbies.

Albert volunteered for St. Basil’s church doing maintenance, making cabbage rolls and pyrogies, driving and donations to the neighbourhood patrol.  He was always busy and loved people.  He loved teaching, especially his grandchildren, teaching them essential skills like cooking, carpentry, including sewing.

The family especially thank the Golden Door Geriatric Centre, Lloyd and Betty and John and Janice for their care and compassion shown to Albert.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 25 at 3:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street with Fr. Isidore Dziadyk, OSBM officiating.  Interment will take place in Holy Family Cemetery on Saturday.

Flowers are gratefully declined, donations may be made in Albert’s name to the Alzheimer’s Society or the kidney Foundation.


Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Friday, February 25, 2022
Cropo Funeral Chapel
1442 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


10:00 am
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Holy Family Cemetery
4355 Main Street
West St Paul, Manitoba, Canada
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