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LESLIE, Thomas Bruce (Tom): February 12, 1935 - November 29, 2013
At the age of 78, Tom passed away at the Red Deer Hospice. Tom will be missed greatly by his daughter Dorothy of Sidney, BC and his son John (Rhonda), grandsons, Nathan and Christopher and great grandchildren, Austin, Braedon, and Chloe all of Red Deer; also his brother Bill and sister, Marion; brother in law George Shields (Joey) and the many nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by his wife Marion (Shields), his father Edward & his mother Dorothy (Morrison), his brother Kenneth and sister Margaret. Tom was an entrepreneur and did many things from operating Leslie's Grocery and Drive In on Grande Prairies west side with his mother Dorothy to a Mens Clothing store in Vernon, BC. He sold Chevrolets in Grande Prairie and then in Hythe at his own dealership "Tom Leslie Chev Olds". After the dealership closed Tom tried his hand at Real Estate with George Isberg and crew, then in 1982 he partnered with George Shields and they bought an existing Rental company in Dawson Creek, BC to create Rentco Equipment BC Ltd. Tom also was twice elected to Grande Prairie city council in the early 60’s. Toms many friends in Grande Prairie, Dawson Creek & Red Deer will remember Toms wonderful sense of humour and his loving life attitude. Tom was active in his community & will be remembered by the many community clubs he enjoyed like Kinsmen, Shrine, Masons, & Gyro. Tom retired in 2001 to travel and checked out many destinations both far and near. He later moved to Red Deer to watch the grandkids and great-grandkids grow up. One of Tom's favorite things to do was a weekend breakfast with the family at ABC Family Restaurant in Red Deer. In lieu of flowers Tom asked that donations be made to a charity of your choice. A family Interment will take place Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Glen Leslie Cemetery in the morning. Please come and share a celebration of Tom Leslie's life at the Grande Prairie Legion at 1:00 pm, December 9, 2013. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com.

PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive)
Red Deer.
403-340-4040
Block 83, Lot 7 & 8


DOROTHY GRACE LESLIE(nee Morrison)
Mrs. Dorothy Grace Leslie passed away Wednesday, April 27, 1988 in her 88th year, following a short illness.
She is predeceased by her husband Edward (1948), daughter Margaret Edith (1925), sister Marion and brother Ivan
She is survived by her brother Hector (Annette); daughter Marion (don) Podritske; and sons; Kenneth, William (Jean), and Thomas(Marin); about 16 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren
Dorothy Leslie and her family where part of a group of pioneers arriving in Grande Prairie in 1918. Dorothy nursed during the flu epidemic in October to December in 1918.
Trained as a teacher; she taught at East Kleskun and Crystal Creek, and latter at Somme School in Glen Leslie District. She married Edward Leslie in 1921, and lived in glen Leslie until 1945. On moving to Grande Prairie she became active in business and seniors activities A member of the Golden age group, she has been associated with tourist booth and gardens at the Golden Age Centre. A. Member of Heritage Lodge since September 1987 she is well remembered by all who knew her and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral service for the late Dorothy Leslie will be held at St. Paul's United Church, Grande Prairie, Alberta on Friday, April 29, 1988. at 2 p.m.. with Rev. G. Hutchinson officiating. Interment to follow in the family plot at the Glen Leslie Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to h Canadian cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Oliver Funeral chapel, Grande Prairie, telephone 532-29

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Block 9 Plot 7 & 8


Block 50 Plot 3 & 4

William (Bill) James Leslie

William “Bill” James Leslie, lifelong resident of Grande Prairie, passed away peacefully on
Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the age of 87 years. Bill was active in the community as a business man,
running the BA Gas Bulk Station, Leslie’s Autocourt, IGA, and Leslie’s Travel Agency.
He served on the Public School Board for over twenty years, and was an active member of the Kinsmen Club,
the Shriners, and the Masons. Bill thoroughly enjoyed his weekends golfing with his friends at Pipestone Creek
and his morning coffee with all his buddies. He also loved to travel and to cook. Over the last few years,
he loved to keep track of the antics of his grandchildren.
Bill will be sadly missed by his children and their families: Ellen (Kevin) Husselby, Marj (Jim) Carr,
and Bob (Maureen) Leslie; grandchildren: Terry, Craig, David, Daniel, Kathryn, and Robert;
special friend Elizabeth Griffiths; sister Marion Podritske; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was predeceased by his wife Jean, parents Edward and Dorothy Leslie, and brothers Ken and Tom.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 11:00am,
at the Paradise Inn Rotary Room (11201 100 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB).
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Alberta Cancer Foundation
(710, 10123 99 St. Edmonton, AB, T5J 3H1),
or to Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society (Box 21215, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6W7).





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