June 12, 2023
In loving memory ~
Thomas Edgar (Ed) McClinchey of Cranbrook passed away suddenly on Monday, June 12, 2023, at the age of 85 years. Ed was born in northern Ontario and grew up with eight siblings on a farm. Ed married Marilyn in 1960. Following the birth of two sons, Ed and his young family moved out west in 1966, first to the Coast and then to the Elk Valley and area. Ed spent most of his working life in the mining industry as a miner and a welder and retired to Cranbrook. Ed was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and many other areas of service.
Ed was predeceased by his father, Thomas Elmer McClinchey, mother Hermine and brothers, Perry, Jim, Jack and Wade. Ed is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Marilyn, his siblings: Bert, Maisie, Bob (Rose) and Eric, his children: Randy (Dixie), Barry, Audra (Garry) and Melissa (Brett), nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass for Ed will take place on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Christ the Servant Catholic Church, 1100 14th Ave. S., Cranbrook and will be followed by the interment at Westlawn Cemetery. Donations in Ed’s memory can be made to Parkinson’s Canada or the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
Condolences may be left for the family at
Mark Memorial Community Funeral Home in care of arrangements (250) 426-4864Obituary-
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