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Alvin Llewellyn Woolridge

Mar 12, 1944 - Apr 12, 2023


  No service will be held at Alvin’s request.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to please consider a donation in Alvin’s name to the Central Alberta Cancer Centre.


Woolridge, Alvin

It is with great sadness the family of Alvin Llewellyn Woolridge announces his peaceful passing on Wednesday, April 12, at the age of 79, surrounded by his family. Alvin was born on March 12th, 1944, the eldest boy of 13 children born to Phyllis and Fred Woolridge. He grew up in Botwood, Newfoundland, but moved to Alberta after retiring from driving truck for 30+ years.

Alvin enjoyed being outdoors; hunting, quadding, wood working, and running equipment. He was always outside busy making something or riding his Harley.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Carolyn, son Jim (Jacqui), granddaughters: Jodi (Kelton) and Jessie (Lloyd); great grandchildren: Maverick, Revan, Sage, and Marley; sister and brothers; Violet Arnold, Sandra Maloney, Cornel Woolridge (Irene),
Junior Woolridge (Polly), Annetta Rideout (Maurice), Dan Woolridge ( Lynn ), Elizabeth Woolridge ( Jean Paul Menard ), Patsy Parsons, Bill Woolridge (Carolyn), and Bonnie Woolridge. Left to mourn by extended family (Campbell’s) and a huge group of friends.

Predeceased by parents Fred & Phyllis (Haggerty) Woolridge. Infant sister Doris Woolridge. Brothers Wycliffe Woolridge, and Allan Woolridge. Brothers in law - Tom Arnold, Rodie Maloney, and Rob Parsons.

No service will be held at Alvin’s request.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to please consider a donation in Alvin’s name to the Central Alberta Cancer Centre.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

Cremation entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626


Harrison Yates:

Carolyn and family
Sorry to hear of Alvin’s passing, it was a pleasure to work with him and for him over the years. Rip chipmunk

Ted and Linda Hemeon :

Carolyn , Jim and family. We are so saddened to hear of Alvins passing. He was a good friend and a find gentleman. We spent a lot of time together running up the highway, at the cabin , getting ready for the rodeo or just chatting. Each and every time I considered it a privilege and a pleasure. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kevin and Kathy Stolz:

Condolences to all of his family. He was such a welcoming person with a smile on his face. Always had fun around him and enjoyed the talks.

Bev Manuel:

Jodi and Jessie
So sorry for your loss.All my love.Aunt Bev

April Freake Lane:

Carolyn & Family,
Our deepest condolences to you all.
Lots of Love April (Freake) Lane & Family xo

Rod & Sherry Burt:

Carolyn, Jim and family
So sorry to hear of Alvin's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

Rod & Sherry Burt:

To Carolyn and family.
So sorry to hear the news of Alvin's passing. Always enjoyed having a chat with him. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kelley Rogers :

I met Alvin when I was there about 4 years ago.. he was the most amazing granddad and the most wonderful dad to my sister’s boyfriend Jim… they showed me the most amount of love and hospitality… I felt so privileged to ride on his Harley Davidson… what a legend!!! I feel so lucky to have met his family… you are all beautiful xxx

Danny and CarolAnn Cole:

Carolyn, Jim and family, hard to believe Alvin is gone, another great man gone too soon. Please accept our sincere condolences. I’m sure Alvin will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Natalie Brent Richardson:

My sincere condolences to Dan and the rest of the Woolridge family. My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.

Aubrey Woodman:

Sincere condolences to Alvin's family. I ran across the Rock manty time with Alvin years ago. We shared many a good laugh and story. Rip 'good buddy.' Thought and prayers are with his family.

Philip & Karen Slade:

To Carolyn, Jim and family. We are very saddened by the news of Alvin’s passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Tony & Rosalyn Pennell:

Carolyn and Jim. So sorry for your loss of that wonderful man Alvin. It broke my heart saying goodbye to Alvin for the last time when we visited him 3 weeks ago. Alvin was a very good friend for many a years back home while we both worked with Day & Ross. Alvin was the type of person that you could have a serious chat with or you could have a good old yarn and a good old laugh with. I will always remember driving your big ol Western Star with CHIPMUNK wrote across the bug deflector. The Western Star is gone and now the CHIPMUNK is gone. Alvin you will always be remembered and the memories will live forever. TONY.

Allison & Grant Peyton:

Carolyn,Jim, & family. We are so very sorry to hear the news of Alvins passing. Thinking of you all at this time.

Shirley Ball:

Carolyn, Jim and family. Words cannot express the sadness I felt when I got the news of Alvin’s passing. He was a good friend and I considered him part of my family for many years. I will always treasure the memories I have. Carolyn, my heart breaks for you. The love that you and Alvin shared was like none I’ve never seen. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you my friend.

Harvey sheppard:

Carolyn and Jim I was very shocked to learn of Alvin’s passing we go back many years from his times with ( day and Ross .I can remember the day he found out he found out he had the job and he came back in and asked if we knew where he had parked his truck. We had many a conversation and meals after that time . These are the memories we have to hold onto and we can say the world has lost another good soul. Rest in peace unit 9511. Your final dispatch is over

Brenda Langdon:

Carolyn, Jim and family. So sorry to hear of Alvin's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May God comfort and strengthen you today and always.

Bruce Woolridge :

My sincere condolences.

Chuck Harding:

I knew Alvin for a long time and ran a good many mile with him always a smile. R I P my friend. Condolences to the family.

Debbie and Glynn Jewer:

So sorry to hear of Alvin’s passing. Our condolences to you, Jimmy and family.

Sandy Higdon:

Condolences to all of Alvins Family and friends. Ran a good many miles back and forth across the rock. He taught me a lot about trucks and shared a good many laughs. Rip Chipmunk.

Pansy Wells and Roger Freake:

Carolyn, Jim and family, our sincere condolences on the loss of Alvin. He was a beautiful soul and I’m sure you will miss him terribly. Hold fast to your many wonderful memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Roger and Pansy


Rest In Peace Uncle Obie!

Kevin and Sylvia Jones :

Sorry to hear of Alvin's passing our condolences to the family.

Ryburn & June Elliott:

Carolyn, Jim and family, so sorry to hear of Alvins passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Al and Jeanne Sprague:

To the whole family - we are so very sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man who made everyone who met him feel welcome. He will be missed by so many.

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