CWO Sam Fulmes ,CD (Ret’d)

    •  CWO Sam Fulmes ,CD (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Sam Fulmes,CD (Ret’d) on 11 September 2020 in Edmonton AB at the age of 97 years. Sam was a WW II veteran and served as a Construction Engineer for a total of 34 years.

    Sam was born in Nahachiw, Ukraine and emigrated to Hubbard SK in 1927. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in Toronto in 1942 for the Second World War and made it a full career after the war as a Construction Engineering Technician. Sam's career took him to 17 bases, including Ottawa ON, Dunville NL, Yarmouth NS, Winnipeg MB, Calgary AB, and Trier, Germany. He also served at remote locations such remote bases as Masset BC, Watson Lake YT, Alert NU, Pangnirtung NU, and Churchill MB.

    Sam retired from the Canadian Forces in 1976 and continued to work for the Department of National Defence for another eleven years as a Public Servant before he finally retired in 1987. He was a member of Norwood Legion Branch 178 in Edmonton for 17 years.

    Prayers and visitation will be held on Friday, 18 September 2020 between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Park Memorial Chapel, 9709 -111 Avenue, Edmonton. Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, 19 September at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 13131 – 86 Street with interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Online condolences can be sent to the funeral home. {khSep2020}