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ALLAN B. YORKE (AL) Obituary pic


Born: Sep 06, 1956

Date of Passing: Aug 06, 2021

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September 6, 1956 - August 6, 2021

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Al on Friday, August 6, 2021 at the age of 64.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Carrie-Lee, and his infamous dog Maui; children, Chris (Tamra), Dayna (Brian) and Tracy (Richard); grandchildren, Olive, Gray, Gunner, Beatrice, Heidi and Petra; sister Donna (Fred), as well as many other relatives and friends. Al was predeceased by his parents, and his brother Gord.
Al had an adventurous spirit and loved music, food, wine, travel, a good game of scrabble, the Jets, Blue Bombers and most of all, hosting pool parties with his family and friends. During his lengthy career in the paint industry Al was known as "the Ledge" (Legend).
Many thanks to the palliative care team for their love and care.
As per Al's wishes, a private Celebration of Life will be held by family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the CancerCare Manitoba, a Pet Rescue or a charity of your choice.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 10, 2021

Condolences & Memories (8 entries)

  • Don’t think of him as gone away, his journey’s just begun, life holds so many facets, this earth is only one. Just think of him as resting, from the sorrows and the tears, in a place of warmth and comfort, where there are no days and years. Think how he must be wishing that we could know today how nothing but our sadness can really pass away. And think of him as living in the hearts of those he touched, for nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much. His Journey’s Just Begun by Ellen Brenneman. My deepest condolences Carrie-Lee, Connie - Posted by: Connie (Friend, Neighbour and past co-worker) on: Sep 01, 2021

  • Dear Carrie-Lee, we are so sorry to hear that Al passed away from his illness and send our love and sincere condolences to you and friends and family. Love, Patty & Tim - Posted by: Patty Hardy & Tim Schouten (family friends of Carrie-Lee's parents) on: Aug 20, 2021

  • Al was a funny guy, he had such a great sense of humour. We had many many wonderful meals together with Al's quality food. Many laughs we had with are lovely friends. You will be missed. - Posted by: Stephane and Karen Simard (Great friends ) on: Aug 12, 2021

  • For years (decades) Al called on many of us at Carte International and he always had a smiling face. He was very knowledgeable and he was very much a pleasure to deal with. Rest in peace my friend. - Posted by: Brian Klaponski (Business friend) on: Aug 10, 2021

  • Many fond memories of Al, condolences to all. - Posted by: John Phillips (Old Friend) on: Aug 10, 2021

  • We are so sorry to here about Al. He was always fun to be around and I loved travelling with him with work. He always made a long business trip feel very short, you wanted it to last longer because of all the laughter. It seemed when you were with him that was the only place to be. He will be missed and was blessed to know him. - Posted by: Rick Small (Friend) on: Aug 10, 2021

  • I will miss you my friend. Your love of music and your clever wit bonded me to you. You left such an indelible mark on so many and your ability to cook made many a belly very happy. You will be missed but always LOVED. CHEERS MY FRIEND - Posted by: Doug Neufeld (Friend) on: Aug 10, 2021

  • Our sincere condolences go out to Al’s family. We met Al through community club slo-pitch and always enjoyed his quick wit and kindness. Al was always an upbeat kind of guy who made our baseball social events fun and we are lucky to have known him. - Posted by: Joe and Lauren (Baseball friends) on: Aug 10, 2021

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