Tyrone "Boy" Tanchico

April 6, 1950September 4, 2020
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It is with sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Tyrone “Boy” Tanchico on September 4, 2020 at the age of 70. He died while doing what he enjoyed most, riding his motorcycle. Boy is the loving husband of La Rainne and will also be missed by his daughter Sheryl, son-in-law Russ and grandchildren Quiana, Mason and Selena.

Boy is also survived by his siblings, Shirley (Dio), Miriam (Nestor), Eileen, Jeannette (Danny) and Lilibeth; and nieces and nephews, Bubut, Marc (Lupe), Michelle (Wes), Dion (Angie), Paul (Cecille), Matthew (Andrea), Krystal (Brad), Karsten, Jayryl (Tara), Melanie (Jay), Danica, Jessica and Elijah. He is also survived by Toots (Ana), Jenny (Wayne), Andre, Boeden, Cyril, Demi, Blake, Christopher, Marisol, Joshua, Stephanie, Alyssa, Kamryn, Mackenzie, Rachelle, Leslie, Marcus, Naya, Ethan, Tiya, Kaylee, Zayne, Kiara, Paige, Jayson, Amalia, Malaya, Drigo, Dakila, Kina, Tayo, Violet, Emmett, Henry and Maverick.

Boy was born in the Philippines and immigrated to Canada in 1970. He has worked for Avmax since graduating from Avionics at SAIT in the early 70s. Boy always had such a zest for life. He will be truly remembered by all, as someone who lived his life to the fullest. Boy loved to travel, cook for others, help his daughter with all her home projects, ride his motorcycle but most of all, spend time with his three grandchildren.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a Celebration of Life Service will be privately held and the family will extend invitations. This service will also be live streamed via Facebook live starting at 5:00pm on Saturday, September 12, 2020. To view this service please follow this link below

In lieu of flowers, if friends or family so wish to, memorial donations may be made to Deer Park United Church in Calgary, AB.

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Tyrone "Boy" Tanchico

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Jeff Brunner

September 18, 2020

My sincere condolences to Tyrone's family and friends. He was a good man and great mentor to a young avionics tech just starting out all those years ago at Western. Rest in Peace Tyrone.

Cres, Lyle Arsenault

September 17, 2020

Tito of the kindest and most genuine people we know. Thankyou so much for sharing your stories the last time we saw you with that infectious smile and zest for life! So sorry for such a great loss to the Tanchico family especially Tita
La Rainne, Sheryl and grandchildren. On behalf of my parents Fe and Nestor Fernandez, Lyle, Cres Arsenault and family, our deepest condolences and prayers to the Tanchico family. RIP Tito Boy.

Kevin Allen

September 17, 2020

I first met Tyrone when I started working at Western Avionics in 1988. He was always a kind soul and always willing to share his knowledge and expertise. I don't recall him ever having a bad day. The world lost a great man that day. My condolences to his family. Rest in peace buddy.

Nancy Giesbrecht

September 14, 2020

I was very sadden to hear about Tyrone's passing. I will always remember his smile.... he light up the room!! I had spoken to Tyrone just a few days before, you will be greatly missed and always remember..gone too soon,

Jerry Lim

September 13, 2020

Tyrone you didn't even know me then when you went out of your
way to help me get started at Avmax 18 years ago. You are a worderful, kind hearted person. I still can't believed you are no longer with us. We still had plans to get together with our buddies this year. The fun times that we had will be cherished in our memories forever. Tyrone you will be terribly missed.
To La Raine and Sheryl no words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. My condolences.

Razel Saralde

September 12, 2020

A good heart has stopped beating , a good soul ascended to heaven. We were saddened to hear the passing of Ninong Tyrone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Jay, Razel , Franklin and Daniel

Francis Ymbang

September 12, 2020

Tyrone, my Buddy you were a big brother to me. Liza and I are truly at a lost of words about your passing. You left us too soon. We still had plans to go for an adventure. You were always showing off your new gadgets and bringing fond memories. Until now, we are still in a shock as you were here at our home two weeks ago having a good time. You will be missed and always be remembered. Rest In Peace.

Nella Garcellano

September 12, 2020

To the Tanchico clan ,
We have known each other for a long time and cherished our friendship through the years. Our hearts grieve with you at this difficult time and also trust in the good Lord's abundant love, consolation and mercy for all. May Tyrone's soul rest in peace.

El and Nella Garcellano and family

Perry Wong

September 12, 2020

It’s with a very heavy heart that I say goodbye to you my good friend. I met you on Day 1 of reporting to work at Western Avionics, 39-years ago. For many a day, I followed your trusted lead at work but was fortunate to relax and party with you at night. And so many fond memories of you. With the excited news of the birth of your Daughter! With hair! With your Corvette! Your BMWs! Your house parties! Those special memories will always be with me. Rest in peace my friend.

Jack Mariano

September 11, 2020

I met Tyrone in 2005 when I start working in Calgary at Avmax. I was introduced by a good friend of mind, I can sensed a real and true good person in him.


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