Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Walter (Bud) Tomalty





OBITUARY WALTER (BUD) TOMALTY 1930 - 2007 Suddenly passed away on
Saturday, February 24, 2007, in the arms of his beloved wife Joyce
(Oliver) at the age of seventy-six. Bud was born in St-Charles to the late
George and Violet Tomalty and attended Lorne School.

He was predeceased by his siblings Clarence (Kathleen (Kay) Fitzmaurice), Harry, Hazel (Fred Fry) and Pearl (John Robins). He leaves many nieces and nephews, sister-in-law and brothers-in-law. He will be forever missed by his children Debbie
(Clifford Jacques), Wendy (Graham Lackey), Shelley (Wayne Scott), Kenneth (Brenda
Salmon), Richard (Cheryl-Ann Mitchell) and Teddy (Louanna Collins).

His grandchildren were his most prized possessions. A special Poppa to
Brittany and Meredith Lackey, Meaghan and Scott Tomalty, Zachary Scott and
Brandon Tomalty. Bud was a charter member of the G.P.A.A. when it started. For
many years he worked on the Greenfield Park Winter Carnival and was a member
of the Grunt Club Marine fraternity.

Since 1958 he has been a member of the Greenfield Park Lions Club, was a Past Deputy District Governor and Lifetime Member and he had received the highest award in Lions International, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Walter worked at Bedard & Girard for 35 years and after the motor division closed, he started his own business Walter
Tomalty Enterprises Ltd. Visitation at Collins, Clark, MacGillivray,
White at 307 Riverside Drive, Saint Lambert, Thursday, March 1, 2007 from 2
to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service from the chapel on Friday, March 2,
2007 at 11 a.m. with interment at Urgel Bourgie (formerly Laurentide Memorial
Gardens) on Chambly Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
a charity of your choice.

Thanks Millie McG.

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