Ernest Lavigne
Ernest Lavigne

Obituary of Ernest Joseph Lavigne


LAVIGNE, Ernest Joseph “Ernie”

October 26, 1938 - Meota, Saskatchewan

July 13, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta



Ernie Lavigne, beloved husband of the late Margaret Lavigne (nee Allenby), passed away on July 13, 2022, surrounded by family in Calgary, Alberta.


Ernie will be lovingly remembered by his daughters Jackie (Leo) and Patty; his granddaughter Kimberlie; and his sister Laura Duncan; as well as many nieces and nephews.


He was predeceased by his wife of sixty-four years, Margaret; his sons Darren and Stewart; his son-in-law Mark; his brothers Phillip, René, Pierre, John, Amédé, Maurice, Leo, and Paul; and his sisters Aline Morin, Lucille Blanchard, and Claire Nickless.


The family would like to thank all who were involved in Ernie’s care, especially the caregivers at both AgeCare Skypointe and Bethany Riverview.


Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of The Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Monday, July 18, 2022, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. A Celebration of Ernie’s Life will be held in Edmonton on September 10, 2022. Please check back here for updates.


If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Diabetes Canada, 220 - 6623 2nd Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 1J5 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 1112,


In living memory of Ernie Lavigne, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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