Tom Mickanuck, resident of Clairmont, formerly of Rycroft and Grande Prairie, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at the QEII Hospital, at the age of 84 years.
Tom was born August 20, 1934 in Greenway, AB near Rycroft. He spent 40 years of his life in Grande Prairie as a salesman. He excelled in his profession as a car salesman, achieving the Summit award many times from Ford Motor Co. as one of the top 100 salesmen in Canada.
Tom was cheerful, outgoing, and enjoyed singing and whistling. He loved his grandchildren, his job, a nice car, and a good joke. He spent a number of years in minor hockey and was team manager of the Bantam Elks Midget A Champions and of the North Stars. He was a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan and a follower of the Toronto Blue Jays.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years Ann; sons: Garth, Lindsay (Linda), and Neil; beloved grandchildren: Dana, Abby, Landon, Olivia, Justin, and Katrina; sisters: Em Green of Sherwood Park and Jean McBratney of Kelowna, BC; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Max and Nellie, brothers Mike and Albert, and sisters Anne Stefanyk, Mary Galigan, and Frances Didow.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11:00am, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grande Prairie (10404 102 St.),
Memorial donations may be made to Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation (800 College Plaza 8215 112 St., Edmonton, AB, T6G 2C8), Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation (10409 98 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 2E8), or to a charity of one’s choice.