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Rayton Cardinal

August 4, 1996 - September 7, 2013


On September 7, 2013, Rayton Jerome Cardinal of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 17 years. He is survived by his parents/grandparents/guardians, Rhoda Cardinal & Finlay Moses; biological mother, Sherrie Cardinal; 4 sisters, Kannessa, Lexi, Lita & Laramey; sister/special aunt, Daphne Moses; brother/special uncle, Turban Cardinal; special uncle, Benjamin Ross; godfather, Joseph Gladue; numerous aunts, uncles & cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Alayna; godmother, Charlotte Cardinal; maternal great-grandparents, Charlie & Elizabeth Cardinal; numerous aunts, uncles & cousins. A Wake will be held on Thursday & Friday, September 12 & 13 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Rosary & Prayer will be held on Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. & a Candlelight Vigil on Friday at 8:00 p.m.┬áMass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Father Gilbert Dasna will be the celebrant, with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. 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: Louise Warholik
Relation: Secretary at Regional High School

I know at times like this it is hard to see past the sorrow, but I hope that reflecting on the wonderful memories that you and Rayton shared will help you to see light again. He certainly was a joy to have around. Please accept my most sincere condolences.

From: Raine Girard
Relation: Friend at Regional High School

Rayton will be sadly missed by all of his friends and classmates at Regional. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to all his family.

From: Anne Salopree
Relation: family friend

Sympathies and prayers from my family to yours.

From: Brett Bouchard
Relation: Best friend

Ray. You will be deeply missed by all of us . We love you and hope the best for you in your next life we hope that you tell your stories and give 110% at everything in your next life just like you did here. We’re all gonna miss you I love you man

From: Cindy McPherson
Relation: Teacher Assistant

To the Cardinal Family: So sorry for your loss. My heart is with you at this time of loss.Rayton was a special boy who always had a smile on his face and full of laughter. Rayton will truly be missed.

From: Angel Villote
Relation: Taekwondo Assistant Master

I remember Rayton as a very enthusiastic Taekwondo student and very respectful.My condolences to his family. He was a fine boy.

From: Cheryl Smereka
Relation: Teacher

Rayton was a very special young man. He was such a shining light. He was one of the kindest and friendliest young men I have known. Rayton was a friend to everyone. He was loved by everyone. I will miss him. To Rayton’s family know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Alex Bernier
Relation: Teacher

As a teacher of Rayton, his sense of humour, smile, and passion for hockey were always something I looked forward to every morning. Rayton was a great kid with an awesome laugh. I was deeply saddened at hearing of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family.

From: Rhoda Cardinal
Relation: Grandson/son/baby

Its going to be 6 years since you left us, never a day goes by of thinking and talking about you. Miss you very much. Love mom

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 14, 2013
Beginning at 1:00pm

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

WAKE: Thursday & Friday, September 12 & 13 at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Rosary & Prayer Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.. Candlelight Vigil Friday at 8:00 p.m.

Saddle Lake, AB Canada

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