Kristopher David McHale

April 15, 2016 40 Condolences Print Obituary

Kris was born in Ottawa, Ontario – the 1st son to Len & Donna, brother to Ryan (Carly) and Uncle to Ceili and Emma. They moved to Gibbons, Alberta in July 1989, which is where resided until he moved into his own home in North Edmonton. Kris was known for working hard and living his life in a way most of us could only imagine – with a zest for adventure and appreciation for family & friends. Despite his lifetime of medical challenges, he lived as few men dared to dream and enjoyed life to the fullest.

Kris always appreciated the small things in life which was one of his many attributes that touched so many people in a positive way throughout his travels. Family and friends are left with the memories that will live on forever. Kris taught us all how precious life really is and to never waste a moment of it. That is how Kris lived and how he will be remembered!

Thank you for those who have sent special thoughts and prayers throughout this time.  Kris was predeceased by Aunt Jeanette & Aunt Patty and his Grandparents Hilary & Clare McHale.  We thank so many people for attending and loving Kris – grandparents Dave & Sandy Little of Corbyville, ON, Beryl Stovell & Andre Houle of Sundridge, ON, and all the many aunts & uncles and cousins from various locations.

Celebration of Life
Wednesday April 20, 2016 11:00AM
Sturgeon Alliance Church
4910-52 St Gibbons, AB

Memorial Donations
May be made directly to University of Alberta Hospital Foundation (specify Neurological research)
8440 112 Street, Edmonton AB T6G-2B7

  1. Thank you for everything Kris. All my thoughts and prayers to family and friends.

    • thanks Peter for making this easier

  2. I knew Kris from him working at Wapasu , with Kearl project . He was a treat to know him and very professional. Always smiling help out his guess in the flight centre . You be miss and was a pleasure knowing you! Keep smiling Kris

    • thanks – he loved his friends at work!

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Kris’ passing. He truly was a one of a kind person, always with a smile on his face and positive words to lift your spirit. My deepest condolences to the McHale family.

    • thanks Tanis, from Len, Donna & Ryan

  4. Kris you were truly an inspiration to all who knew you.You lived life to the fullest.I always enjoyed your positive attitude towards life.May you Rest in peace.My condolences to Lenny,Donna and Ryan.

  5. Our deepest condolences to you Donna, Len, Ryan and extended family. May Kris’ fantastic memories live forever in your hearts and minds.

  6. We cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but we would like to offer our prayers and condolences to your family.

  7. Oh my goodness my heart breaks for you Donna Len and Ryan but what a wonderful tribute to Kris in his obituary he truly sounds like a wonderful man
    Bless you all Rhonda XoXo

  8. Donna, Len, Ryan & Kris’extended family;

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Kris was a huge blessing in this life to all who met him and had the privilege of knowing him. The world needs more people like Kris. Your family is in our prayers.

    Michelle & Phil Conley

  9. I am truly sorry to hear about Kris’ passing. I will forever cherish the memories we made growing up. Always the gentleman and a sweetheart, his laughter would light up the room. Kris was a truly wonderful person inside and out. My thoughts and prayers are with the McHale family.

  10. Donna, Lenny, Ryan and family. We are so sorry to hear about Kris….Our thoughts are with you all…xx

  11. Len,Donna and Ryan..Iam deeply saddened by the news of Kristopher’s passing . I cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now !! My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and family.

  12. My deepest condolences Donna, Len and Ryan. My prayers are with you.

  13. So saddened to here of the loss of your son Kristopher. our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  14. Lenny, Donna & Ryan, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our hearts are heavy to hear this sad news. Our condolences & deepest sympathies to you all. Prayers & thoughts are with you.

  15. So terribly sorry to hear of your loss. Losing a child has to be a very difficult thing to go through. Our prayers are with you and your family

  16. Lenny, Donna & Ryan, our deepest sympathy in this very difficult time. we will always rememeber Kristopher when you lived next door to us in Barrhaven. you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. So sorry for your loss I only met Kris a few times at Kim & Kevin’s house He as a very likeable young man and very pleasant. He is a person that everyone will always remember. My prayers & love to you and your family.

  18. I only met Kris at Kim & Kevn’s a few times. He was a very polite & personable young man. He is someone very well liked and will not be soon forgotten. So sorry for your loss and love & prayers to your family.

  19. I am so sorry for your loss. The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things a person may have to deal with in life. We can take comfort from God’s word that tells us he’s aware of our pain. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 “Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.”

  20. Donna, Len, Ryan – our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
    Wanda, Chad & Katie Roskewich

  21. Donna, Lennie and Ryan thinking of you and praying for you at this time. May you be given grace to carry you through. I still picture Kristopher as the little shepherd in the Christmas play at church sing “alleluia” at the top of his lungs ringing through the church, still makes me chuckle. Peace of Christ to you all. Robin & Gerry-Lee

  22. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mc Hale family. We are so sorry.

  23. Donna, Len and Ryan, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I did not know Kris very well, but he lived life to the fullest. God Bless

    Karen, Melissa and Jodi Rimney

  24. Deepest condolences to you and your family Len.

    Tribury Construction

  25. Dear Len, Donna & Ryan,
    So very sorry to hear of Kristopher’s passing.
    Thinking of you during this very difficult time and hoping the Love & Support of family and friends surrounds you and keeps you strong.

  26. Len..Donna, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort in the family and friends that surround you. May you find strength in the loving memories of Kristopher.

  27. Lennie, Donna and Ryan—-Thinking of you at this , the saddest time of your lives. There is nothing worse than losing a child. When we lost our son , a lady who had lost her son a couple of years before said to me ‘Dwell on the happy memories of your son”, which always makes me smile——took me a long time to start smiling again, though. Take care.

  28. Dwight and I send our deepest condolences to you Donna, Len, Ryan and extended family. I feel that I know you through the stories Kristopher so proudly shared of his family.

    We were so deeply saddened to hear of Kristopher’s passing. I am still finding it hard to believe. You raised an incredible son! It was such a pleasure to work alongside him; we shared so much laughter together. He would wait for my flight from down east to arrive so we could have dinner together. His kindness was genuine and his smile infectious. We would share stories of our days off, laugh together, sometimes I would scold him for not taking care of himself while he was at home. He would joke with me and say, “now you sound like my mom”. After the stories were shared I would assure Kristopher I had his stock of candy in my luggage. I loved to see the excitement on his face when I would mention candy.

    I have beautiful memories of a true friend that I will forever cherish in my heart. I wish the miles did not separate us, as Dwight and I would love to attend Kristopher’s Service of Celebration – a life well lived!!

    Out thoughts are prayers are with each one of you. God bless you!
    With love, Sharon and Dwight

  29. Donna, Len and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort in the loving memories of Kristopher. He was a gentle soul with a heart as big as himself. I have many fond memories of him.

  30. Please accept our sympathies, and know that you are all in our prayers. Kris was one of those people you meet and immediately feel you’ve known forever. We worked with him at Wapasu, and spent time with him on days off in Edmonton, and he always made us laugh. His love of life was contagious, and he brightened up every room he entered. He worked with a lot of people, and everyone knew him and had a story about him to share. I never met one person who was ambivalent about Kris…he was loved by everyone.

  31. Our deepest condolences to you all on the passing of Kristopher. Please know we are all thinking of you, and wish you peace in your hearts as you celebrate the very special life of a man that was clearly taken far too soon.

  32. Donna, Lenny, Ryan and Carly…Just want you to know I am thinking of you all today. You are all in my thoughts and prayers, I am so sorry for your loss of Kris. This world has lost such a great man, heaven has gained a beautiful angel. Rest peacefully sweet Kristopher…

  33. I was so sorry to hear of Kris’ passing, my condolences to Len and Donna and family for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I worked with Kris at Wapasu for almost two years and enjoyed his infectious smile no matter how he was feeling. He lived life to the fullest and let nothing slow him down, he will be truly missed.

  34. Dear Family,
    I am profoundly saddened for your loss. Know that you are surrounded by many – all of whom care, love and support you at this most difficult time. Allow the support in as best you can. Lovingly keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
    Ed

  35. Our deepest condolences Donna, the sad news has just reached us. We never got a chance to reconnect after you and I talked. We are thinking of you and your family during this very trying time.

  36. Dear Donna, Len, Ryan and family. We are so saddened to hear of your sudden loss of Kristopher. Our deepest condolences and prayers are with you as you go through this very difficult time.

  37. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

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