Roger Braithwaite HORNE

HORNE, Roger Braithwaite

Born – October 26, 1930

Died – October 23, 2016

Roger passed away on Sunday October 23, at the age of 85. He was born to James and Mildred Horne, and raised and educated in Rocky Mtn. House. He married Ruth Thompson, also of Rocky, on September 13, 1952.

Roger worked for British American Oil/Gulf Canada from 1955 to his retirement. During his career, he worked in Calgary, Vancouver, Ponoka/Rimbey, and Rocky Mtn. House. Upon his retirement, he turned to farming.

Roger had been a proud member of the Masonic Lodge, Lochearn 151, since 1973. He was also a member of the Ponoka Degree Team. He sat as an Officer in many chairs, including Worshipful Master in 1981.

Roger enjoyed travelling. He visited many places in Europe, Asia, the South Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand, and South and Central America. He also travelled extensively in Canada and the US. His favourite trips were the ones through the Masonic Order.

Roger was predeceased by his wife Ruth, and son-in-law Stuart McRae. He is survived by his daughter Terry, and son Dennis (Heather).

There will be no service for Roger. The family would like to thank the staff at the Midnapore Care Centre for their kindness and compassion.


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