1936 ~ BART TORRIE ~ 2018

Posted: March 21st, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Bart Torrie, announce his passing on Monday, March 19th, 2018 at the Carmel Hospice in St. Joseph’s Home at the age of 82 years. Surrounded by loved ones he slipped away peacefully to join his late wife, Norma Torrie to watch over us all together. Father to Rick Torrie and Darrell (Lisa) Torrie and grandfather to Sherrie (Josh) Fauth, Kayla (Mike) Wild and Jessica Torrie as well as step-granddaughters, Stephanie Collier, Kassandra (Zach) Watson, Madison Faller and Kyra Faller. Great-grandfather to MacKenzie, Tatum, Michael, Haven, Brexton, Brooklyn, Ryker, Charlyee and Emmery. Bart is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Greta and Lil Torrie as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bart was predeceased by his parents, George and Isabella Torrie; brothers, Jim, Stew, Allen and Donnie; as well as his sister-in-law, Phyllis Torrie. Bart was born in Gibbs, Saskatchewan on February 21st, 1936 and has lived in Medicine Hat since 1948. As an adult Bart worked at a couple of small jobs before settling at the Medicine Hat News for 42 years as a Typesetter before retiring. Bart enjoyed good times with family and friends especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was no stranger to enjoying life to its fullest. With the last month of his time with us reminiscing about the great life he had led. He also enjoyed walking and curling and would likely always be found watching the game when it was on. Bart will always be with us in our hearts and memories. In keeping with Bart’s wishes a Private Graveside Service will take place at a later date. Memorial gifts in Bart’s memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Robertson Memorial Branch, 702 – 2nd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0E1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Bart Torrie. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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One Condolence for “1936 ~ BART TORRIE ~ 2018”

  1. Bill Sailer says:

    the 24 page edition for the opening of med hat’s first mall, southview,

    was a work of art, performed by bart. he was a super, great, co-worker,

    a class act, and a friend. R.I.P. , say hello to teacher , stew.

    Bill Sailer Medicine Hat News 1972.

    Fernie B.C.

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