Kenneth Malcolm McFadyen

February 6, 2017 2 Condolences Print Obituary

On the morning of January 8, 2017, Ken McFadyen died peacefully at the age of 88 years.

Ken is survived by his four children: Gerald (Kay), Alan (Sue), Lois (Ron) and Don; seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Ken worked for the CNR for 43 years, his first job at 18 until his retirement at 61, and was an active and loyal union member. He also enjoyed his part-time job at the Northlands racetrack where he worked for 20 years from 1966 to 1986.

He was a bird hunter, fisher, golfer and sports fan. He also enjoyed playing cards and reading.

Ken maintained an immaculate yard, loved gardening and had an amazing apple tree. Every fall he had bags of produce to give away to neighbours, friends and family.

Ken sold his Northgate house and moved to the Waterford at Summerlea in 2015, where he made many good friends among staff and residents.

Ken will be remembered and missed by all who knew him.

Celebration of Life
2:00PM Friday February 10, 2017
Trinity Funeral Home Chapel
10530-116 Street Edmonton, AB

  1. To the McFadyen Family: My name is Paul Myroniuk and I worked with your dad at Northlands. I am very sorry for your lose. I enjoyed my friendship with Ken. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  2. To Ken McFadyen’s family,
    I was sorry to read about your Dad’s passing. I booked several cruises for him over the years and always enjoyed dealing with him. He was so upbeat and friendly all the time. I am sure you will miss his pleasant ways and happy smile. May he rest in peace.
    Sincerely,
    Jean Brimacombe, Cruise Vacations Inc. Edmonton

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