Bill Benedict

Obituary of Bill Benedict


August 11, 1941 - Calgary, Alberta

September 6, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Bill passed away at Peter Lougheed Hospital after a month’s hospitalization.


He is survived by his wife Gayl and her family, his sister Kathy Peterson (Gary); nieces, Laura Davis Kelly (Barry), and Karen Davis Rwankole (Paul); brother, Alan Casselman (Nancy) of Vancouver, BC; great-nieces Erin, Shaelyn, and Katie; as well as many dear cousins and friends.


A Gathering will be held at McInnis & Holloway Hospitality Centre (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Friday, October 13, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Benedict’s service streamed live on the day of the service (see below) on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Bill’s family here.


In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made directly a charity of your choice in Bill’s memory, or to Big Brothers of Calgary & Area, 5945 Center Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0C2, Telephone: (403) 777-3535,, or Special Olympics Canada, 21 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 600, Toronto, ON, M4T 1L9, Telephone: 1-888-888-0608,


In living memory of Bill Benedict, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.


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