Albert Matthew Pelly (Champion) was born on May 19, 1935 at Birch River, SK. He passed away peacefully on April 28, 2018 with his family and friends by his side at Nipawin Union Hospital in Nipawin, SK.
Albert was raised in Cumberland House by his parents Simon and Katie Pelly.
Albert loved the outdoors. He was a trapper, fisherman, farmer, labourer, firefighter and grave digger when the community lost a loved one.
Albert leaves to treasure his memory: wife Elsie Pelly (nee Bear); his children Myrtle (Greg), Brian (Sandra), Valerie (Dale), Miles, Eleanor (Jeremy) Bernadine and Albert Jr. (Allana); special grandsons that he took as his own – Danny Crate, Simon Pelly and Brian Jr. Pelly; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; his sisters Flora and Louise and his brother Bill Pelly (Shannon).
Albert was predeceased by his parents Simon and Katie Pelly, his brother Miles Pelly, sisters Priscella Cook, Augusta Pelly, Christiana, brothers in law William Cook, Malcolm Crane, Thomas Ballantyne, Bartholemew Bear, Johnny Cadotte, Leslie Bear and David Cadotte and sisters in law Annie Pelly and Arlene Crane along with two infant children Calvin and Julea.
We apologize if we have forgotten anyone as there are too many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and other family members to mention.