Lynn Tory

Obituary of Lynn Tory

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Obituary of Marilyn "Lynn" Eileen Tory


Lynn was born on July 11th, 1946 in Consort, Alberta.  Daughter of Joe and Emelia Murphy.  Lynn was raised with three brothers on the Murphy Farm in Altario, Alberta.


Lynn moved to Calgary after completing school, where she worked at Federated Investments and eventually Electrolux.


While working at Federated Investments she met and married Herbert (Herb) Tory in 1967, making their home in the community of Southwood where they had four children.


Lynns travel adventures started in 1985 with a family move to The Netherlands, back to Calgary in 1988, then to Nigeria 1994. Herb retired in 2000 and established a home in Calgary and they started wintering in Arizona. Lynns passion for traveling brought her to places all over the world.


Her love and caring nature were expressed by her enormous interest in every person she met.  She had the ability to make everyone know they were loved and cared for.


Lynn passed away on June 20th, 2022 at the family cabin in Clear Lake, Alberta.


Lynn’s memory remains alive by her husband, Herb Tory; her daughter, Carolyn (Ryan), son, Greg (Sheri), daughter, Glenna (Mike) and son, Brett (Carla); grandchildren, Madison (Josh), Layne, Taya, Jade, Gage, Michaela and Teagan; great grandchildren, Sophia and Annabelle;brother, Bob ⴕ (Rosemary), Frank (Donna) and John ⴕ (Wendy); and her beloved cat, Rags.  As well as her nephews, nieces, cousins and extended family and friends.


Lynn was predeceased by her parents Joe and Emelia; brothers Bob and John.


A funeral service for Lynn will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Altario School with Pastor Paul McCormick officiating. Interment to follow at the Altario Cemetery.


For those unable to attend in person, a live stream and recording of Lynn’s funeral will be made available through the Gregory’s Funeral Home website. The live stream will be played through the Gregory's Funeral Home Inc. website, and can be found at this page.


If friends so desire, memorial donations are gratefully accepted at;


Altario Cemetery

PO Box 40

Altario, Alberta

T0C 0E0


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