Posted: November 4th, 2013

1926 ~ 2013
It is with sadness that the family of Ralph Moss, beloved husband of Shirley, announce his passing while surrounded by his family in the Palliative Care Unit at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at the age of 87 years.  Ralph was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland and attended Mount Allison University and the Aeronautical Institute, Chicago.  He applied his knowledge while he worked for the Department of Defense Research at Suffield, where he dedicated himself for 35 years before retirement.  He married the love of his life, Shirley Dawn Fenwick, on July 2, 1958 in Hartland, New Brunswick.  Ralph was a faithful member of the Temple Baptist Church in Medicine Hat.  A man of faith, he loved helping others.  He enjoyed telling stories and catching everyone with his puns and jokes.  Some of Ralph’s most memorable moments were vacationing in Japan, hiking, fishing, camping, walking his dog and time spent with his grandchildren.  Ralph’s memory will be forever cherished in the hearts of his family:  loving wife, Shirley;  son, Pastor Robert (Karin) Moss of Esterhazy, SK.;  daughter, Margaret (Dr. Scott) Hennes of Turlock, CA.;  grandchildren, Megan Hennes, Lauren Hennes and Ethan Hennes;  brothers and sisters-in-law, Art and Ruth Stucki, Murray and Ilse Fenwick, Wayne and Ardith McLaughlin, Phyllis and Charles Connell as well as numerous nieces, nephews and first cousins from Canada and the USA, whom he cherished and enjoyed keeping in touch with.  He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Clarabelle Moss.  The Memorial Service will take place at Temple Baptist Church, 606 – 7 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Marcel Mitchell officiating.  Private Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery prior to the Memorial Service.  (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cook southland.com)  If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the South Country Village, 1720 Bell Street S.W., Medicine Hat, AB. T1A 5G1  (Please specify that the donation is to be used towards the purchase of a new sound system in the Wuerfel Auditorium) or to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, 666 – 5 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 4H6.  Honoured to serve the family isCOOK SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4. Telephone: 527-6455

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  1. pat hannay says:

    Shirley & family
    How sad I was to hear of Ralf’s passing such a lovely man he was a very faithful customer for many years.

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