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Charles (Chuck) Alfred Edward Quaife

December 29, 1927 - December 29, 2017


Chuck passed away at the Kimberley Special Care home on Friday, December 29, 2017 on his 90th birthday.  Chuck was born on December 29, 1927 in Taber, Alberta to Alfred and Lillian Quaife.  He was one of five children born to them and was the last surviving sibling.

Chuck owned and operated Chuck’s Janitorial Services for 35 years in the Cranbrook area. He married Florence Ann Smith on October 8, 1960 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

Left to mourn his passing is his beloved wife of 57 years, Florence and his children, Carl (Jay), Jim, Lynn (Wayne) and George Gagnon. Also left are his grandchildren, Jacob, Brittany, Fallon, Shea and Cassie as well as three great grandchildren.  Chuck was predeceased by his daughter, Connie; his parents, Alfred and Lillian Quaife; one brother and three sisters.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Cranbrook Fellowship Baptist Church, 2000 – 5th St. N., Cranbrook on Tuesday, January 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm.  A private family interment will take place.  If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in Chuck’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.  Condolences may be left for the family at



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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Wendy Tito
Relation: friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Pat & Wendy Tito

From: Gerald and Joan Fleck
Relation: Friend

Our Deepest Sympathy at the loss of your Dear Husband and Father. He was a wonderful person and will be missed by all who knew him.

From: Henry and Geri Siemens
Relation: friend

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Chuck. I never remember this man without a smile, I know he will be missed dearly by his family and loving wife Florence.

From: Meldoreen Domin
Relation: Niece

Auntie Florence and family you are in my prayers and heart at this hard time. I will be thinking of you on the 9 th as you lay Uncle Chuck to rest, he is at peace now.

From: Kathy Rieberger
Relation: Friend

Condolences Flo. May your HAPPY Memories soon overtake the sad ones of your life together.

From: Joanne McKenzie
Relation: Used to work for him

So sorry to hear of the passing of Chuck. My condolences Florence.

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