Gerald Bruce Kary

16/08/1934 - 09/03/2023


Obituary For Gerald Bruce Kary

Gerald was born August 16, 1934 to Matt & Fern Kary in Carbon, AB. He had two older siblings Bella May and Roy and one younger sibling Donald.

He attended Carbon School until Easter of his Grade 12 year, when he quit. He worked as a mechanic for various garages in Carbon and got his mechanic’s ticket from SAIT. He met the love of his life, Jennette Hecktor and they were married on August 7, 1959. This union produced three daughters Sherry, Deanna and Glenda.

Gerald is survived by his daughters Sherry Lyczewski (Darryl), Deanna Robson, Glenda Burnett (Peter), his grandchildren Kurtis (Kellie) and Kailey Lyczewski, Larry, Robert and Michael (Emma) Sheehan, Christine Potter and Melissa (Dustin) Ford, his great grandchildren Natalee, Emma Johnson and Aria McLauchlin-Lyczewski, Beau Lyczewski, Julian Provencher, Osten Campbell, Holden and Lawson Sheehan, Liam and Nora Potter, Lucina and Isabella Ford, his brother Roy Kary of Mannville, AB, his special friend Eleanor Wood and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Matt and Fern Kary, his wife Jennette Kary, his brother Donald Kary, his sister-in-laws Sandi Kary and Justina Kary, his sister Bella May Kary, his son-in-law Brian Robson, and his niece Marie Barr.

A celebration of Gerald’s life will be held on Monday, March 13th, 2023 at 1:00PM at the Grande Prairie Legion #54 (9912 101 Avenue). A gathering of family and friends/Burial to follow this spring in Carbon, AB.

Memorial donations may be made in Gerald’s memory to the Grande Prairie Legion #54 (9912 101 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0X8).

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780-830-7742


13 Mar

Celebration of Life

01:00 PM

Grande Prairie Legion 54 9912 101 Avenue Grande Prairie, AB Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 13/03/2023

    So very sorry for your loss. Sorry we couldn't be there for the service. Thinking of you all today. Darren and Joey

  • 12/03/2023

    So sorry for your loss. Cared for your Dad for several years and got to know him quite well. He always had some great stories to tell about his younger days. He will be missed.

  • 11/03/2023

    My sincere condolences . ❤️🙏

  • 11/03/2023

    So sorry to hear of your dad's passing Sherry, Deanna & Glenda. Lots of memories of times spent at your house in Carbon. Take care! Lee Anne Reznechenko

  • 10/03/2023

    Dear Sherry, Deanna, Glenda and families. We send our sincerest condolences on the passing of your Dad. Lots of fond memories with you guys 💕

  • 10/03/2023

    Your dad and mom's home was a very special haven to me.. sorry for your loss they treated me great

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