Ralph Zelmer

Passed 08/30/2018

Obituary for Ralph Zelmer

Age 94 of Halifax, Nova Scotia. During his long life Ralph lived in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Quebec. He passed peacefully on August 30, 2018 at the Parkland at the Lakes (Phase 2) retirement home in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with his wife Kay and youngest son Wayne in attendance. He is survived by his wife Kay and his two sons Mark and Wayne plus two sisters, Joyce and Phyllis and numerous nieces and nephews. Any donations should be directed to your favourite charity.

Ralph was born in Castor, Alberta in 1924 and was one of eight children of Adam and Martha (nee Ulmer) Zelmer. The family moved to High River when Ralph was a child and he worked for the Royal Bank of Canada for more than 40 years except for his service in the RCAF as a pilot during World War II. He and Kay married in 1959 in Winnipeg and raised their two children in Winnipeg and Montreal. After retirement Ralph and Kay moved to South Surrey, BC in 1990 and then to Halifax in 2011.

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Dear Kay, Just thinking of you recently when looking at some photos of the transplanted Dorval to South Surrey gang, and was saddened to see Ralph has passed away. With fond memories and special hugs, Barbara ( Mary & Scott's daughter in White Rock )
- Barbara Kaburda
Hi Kay, I'm so sad to hear of Ralph's passing. I hope that the wonderful memories you share of your time together will help to comfort you during this difficult time. Thinking of you and sending warm hugs, Melanie
- Melanie Moore

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