CONLIN; Ross Martin. Dec. 26, 1928 ~ Feb. 23, 2014. Mr. Ross Martin Conlin passed away at the age of 85 at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre on February 23, 2014 after a brief stay in hospital with pneumonia and influenza. He is survived by his wife Norma, son Wesley, daughter Corrine and sisters-in-law Margaret, Louise and Ellen. He was predeceased by his brothers Stuart, Rex and Lloyd and sisters Vera and Donna. Ross was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta where he started a career working as a clerk with the City of Calgary after he graduated from high school. After getting his credentials in municipal administration he left the City of Calgary and moved to various communities in B.C. including Williams Lake, Comox, Duncan, Nelson and Agassiz, where he eventually retired. He and Norma moved to Abbotsford after retirement. He played piccolo and flute in the Calgary Boy’s Band and Stampede Band in his youth and enjoyed marching band and bagpipe music. He loved spending time with family and relatives, camping and cheesecake. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 10:00 am at Henderson’s Fraser Valley Funeral Home at 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC with Major Lynda Richardson officiating. Interment will be held at Valley View Cemetery in Agassiz, BC. Friends and relatives wishing to do so may make a donation to the charity of their choice in lieu of flowers.
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