Anthony Roy Proskow

May 26, 1923November 22, 2018

Tony passed peacefully on November 22, 2018 in his 96th year. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley, daughters, Beverly (Ron), Tracy (Peter), son Michael (Candice), his grandchildren Laura and Gunnar (Tanis and daughter Cadence), brother Morris (Lorraine) and many family and friends.

Tony graduated from Camrose High School in 1942 and enlisted with the RCAF receiving his Pilots Wings. He was assigned to Training Command as Flying Instructor at the British Commonwealth Air Training Station in Medicine Hat. He instructed Flying, Bombing, Navigation and Air Gunnery. Tony also trained with the Canadian Army at Camp Shilo Manitoba.

Tony went on to a 33 year career with CN Telecommunications. In retirement, Tony and Shirley traveled throughout Canada, USA and parts of Europe and Australia. The family is grateful to the staff at the George Derby Care facility in Burnaby for outstanding care Tony received.

“VICHNAYA PAMYAT” (Always Remembered)

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Alzheimer's Society.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, December 8, 2018

Anthony Roy Proskow

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