July 16, 1958 – February 21, 2017
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved wife and sister, Carol
at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB, on February 21, 2017.
Carol was born in Golden, BC to William and Nellie (Nolan) Chuback, the 5th of 8
Carol attended school in Golden where she excelled in academics, music and social
sciences. She was a member of the GSS choir, and played the saxophone in the
Honour band that travelled to Spokane for the Expo World’s Fair in 1974.
She began her career working in Golden, first at the Yoho Movie theatre and Alpine
Drive-in, then later as a ticket agent for the Greyhound Bus depot.
Anyone who knew Carol knew she was a kind, ambitious and genuine soul who valued
personal relationships above all.
Her work with Greyhound took her to Calgary where she developed a 30 year
relationship with the company, in management and customer service.
It was here that she met her future husband, Kenny. It did not take long for them to
become a couple, and in 1997 they celebrated their wedding with friends and family in
Family has always been a big part of Carol’s life and she left her career to care for her
mother at her home in Summerland, where she helped her to live until her death in
We will miss her outgoing nature, her infectious smile and her endless optimism.
She leaves behind her husband of 19 years, Kenneth, and her 7 siblings; Josie (Chris
Patrick ) Chuback, North Vancouver, Patrick (Carolyn) Chuback, Toronto, Linda (Brian
King) Galpin, Summerland, David (Rena) Chuback, Summerland, Grace (Wayne
Manzer) Mckeeman, Golden, Michael (Lynn) Chuback, Surrey, Donna (Ted) Johnston,
Surrey, her godfather Leo Klafki, as well as all her nieces and nephews, cousins and
others who were very special to her.
A funeral service will be held at Leyden’s Funeral Home at 304-18th Ave. SW, Calgary
on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in Carol’s name to the
Canadian Cancer Society.
Later this spring, Carol’s ashes will scattered at a special lake she always loved.