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Joseph (Joe) Pratch

July 10, 1933 - January 17, 2016


Mr. Joseph “Joe” John Pratch of Goodridge was born in St. Vincent on July 10, 1933 and passed away on January 17, 2016 at the age of 82 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Ann; son, Robert (Madeleine) Pratch of Goodridge & his children, Gregory (Courtney) Pratch & Douglas Pratch;  daughter, Valerie (Jocelyn) Brousseau of Cold Lake & her children, Shawntel (Brett) Kopeck, Lisa (Kyle) Pushie & Christopher  Brousseau; daughter, Melanie (Kerry) Rees of Fort St. John, BC; great-grandchildren, Jayden & Jocelyn Pushie; 3 sisters & 2 brothers, Mary (Guy) Giguere of Sturgeon County, Liz (Steve) Kohl of St. Paul, Marlene (Niel) Kondro of Redwater, Leo (Cathi) Pratch of High River & John (Terri) Pratch of Kelowna, B.C.; 2 sisters-in-law, Aline Pratch of Edmonton & Dini Pratch of St. Paul; in-laws, Vonda (Ron) Hoye of Calgary & Rita (Ron) Kucy of Cold Lake; numerous nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, Joe & Mary Pratch; brothers, Peter, Bert, Ray & Gerald; sister-in-law, Germaine.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Goodridge Hall, Goodridge with Pastor Kelly Sibley officiating. Cremation has taken place.  If desired, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1.  To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.      
GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677      


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Bob and Lil Loranger
Relation: Friend

We would like to extend our sympathy to the Family. We miss Joe’s friendship and company at our cribbage tournaments around the area.

From: Alvin and Cindy Hills
Relation: related

our condolences to the family

From: Paulette Ouellette
Relation: friend

I am so sorry to read of Joey’s passing. He will be sorely missed. I hope he finds a way to let us know where the fish are biting. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend his memorial, but I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Take care, all my love.

From: Albert And Evelyn Kaplan
Relation: cousin

Our deepest sympathies at this time of sorrow on the loss of Joey. We will miss his bright smile and those sparkling eyes, his jokes and memories. But rest in peace, and may God bless you and keep you in His loving hands .

From: George & Pat Prazak
Relation: Camping & fishing friends

Our hearts are with you during this difficult time. May the good Lord forever bless Joe. We will miss his companionship.

From: Sharon
Relation: friend

My condolences to Liz and her family. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.

From: Elizabeth Manca & Dan O'Brien
Relation: Friends

To Madeline & Robert. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. Our condolences to you both, may God bless you.

From: Theresa Pratch
Relation: Cousin

My deepest sympathy to all the family.

From: Henry & Vicky Slowski
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Mary Ann & family, condolences from Henry & Vicky Slowski. Sorry we cannot attend. We have prior commitments. Our thoughts are with you.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
January 23, 2016
Beginning at 11:00am

Goodridge Hall

Goodridge, AB Canada

Goodridge, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
Canadian Cancer Society c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1.     


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