Gregory Reginald Ballantyne, 58, of Moose Lake and Opaskwayak, Manitoba, passed away peacefully with family by his side Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at his residence.
Greg was born Monday, August 28, 1961 in The Pas, Manitoba, at St. Anthony’s Hospital to Philip and Rose Ballantyne from Moose Lake.
Greg graduated from Frontier Collegiate Institute in 1981 and from Keewatin Community College with his business administration diploma. On August 28, 1981 he married the love of his life Della Rose Constant. They were blessed with three children Gayle, Dale and Zigmund. They were also blessed with grandchildren Sasha, Tessa, Jersey, Edward Jr., Baby Greg, Daejah, Jaden, Franki and one chapan Neveah.
Greg enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, going for truck rides with Della to the valley and spending time with his family and friends. He will be remembered as helpful within the community and at family events. He loved his kids, grandkids and chapan with all his heart.
Greg is survived by his wife Della; parents Rose and Philip Ballantyne; children Gayle (Edward), Dale (Jade), Zigmund; eight grandchildren Sasha (Sheldon), Tessa, Jersey, Edward Jr., Baby Greg, Daejah, Jaden, Franki; chapan Neveah; brothers Arnold (Sandra), Derrick, Cyril (Glenda); mother-in-law Rev. Priscilla Constant; In-Laws Irene, Tommy (Trudy), Glen (Charlotte), Allan, Sandra (Bart), Veronica, Val (Leon), Selena (Justin), Gabe; and many nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.
Greg is predeceased by his sister Leona Cochrane; brothers Floyd Ballantyne, Clarence (Bon) Ballantyne, Edward (Ric Flair) Ballantyne; nephew Lloyd “Soup” Genaille; niece Lenea Pelly; father-in-law Rev. Tom Constant.
Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Church of the Messiah, Opaskwayak, MB
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:00 pm
Church of the Messiah, Opaskwayak, Manitoba
Presiding: Ven. Rev. Lydia Constant, Rev. Priscilla Constant
Assistant: Charlie Lathlin
Music: Russell Cook Memorial Singers
Memories from the Heart: Edward and Gayle Young
Scripture Readings: Dennis Buck, Sasha Young, Cyril Ballantyne
St. Michael and All Angels Cemetery, Opaskwayak, MB
Veteran’s Hall, Opaskwayak, MB
Derrick Ballantyne, Cyril Ballantyne,
Arnold Sanderson, Alex Cochrane,
Tommy Constant, Robert Umpherville,
Allan Constant, Leon Pelly, Dennis Buck.
Florence Constant, Christina Buck,
Esther Ballantyne, Charlene and Jeremy Munroe,
Randy Burns, Maureen Umpherville,
Arnold Buck, Fred Martin, Marion Scott,
Val Pelly, Sandra Constant, Selena Lathlin,
Irene Constant and Lionel Young,
Doris Sanderson, Lena Thorne, Lorraine Knight,
Allan Munroe, Monica Ducharme,
Melody Stangeland, Esther Crane,
Hank Ballantyne, Durand Constant,
Kimberly Ballantyne, Alison and Tyson Mink,
Priscilla Constant, Joel Pelly,
Curtis Pelly, Stephanie Constant,
Zack Pelly, Leo Pelly.
In lieu of flowers, donations to
The Pas Health Complex Foundation, Inc., Memorial Fund
Cancer Care Unit, c/o Box 541, The Pas, MB, R9A 1K6,
would be appreciated by Greg’s family.
Special thank you to The Meal Train.
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