Ashworth, Frank Winsor 

1926 -

Frank Winsor Ashworth of Fairmont Hot Springs, BC, passed peacefully at home with his wife, Audrey by his side.

Frank was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on October 16, 1926.  He was the youngest of eleven children. Frank became a successful hockey player at the junior level, earning his nickname “Gofer” for his work in the corners.  He was signed by Chicago Black Hawks in 1946 and played with them and their farm team before returning to play for the Calgary hockey team. Frank was a successful business man with two
service stations and his own insurance company.

He met his wife, Audrey and they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on June 4, 2021.

Frank was an avid golfer and known in the community for his long, daily walks. 

Audrey and Frank moved to Fairmont Hot Springs in 1977, where he and one carpenter built their home. Frank worked as a clerk at Mountainside Golf Course for 25 years.

Frank is survived by his wife, Audrey, sisters-in law Beverley Palfrey and Nelda Harker and extended family.

A special thanks to the valley homecare/palliative group and medical profession.  Also, to Deb Frey for her devoted care to Frank and Audrey.

At Frank’s explicit instructions, there will be no service.

Arrangements by McPherson Funeral Service; condolences may be offered at Memorial donations may
be made to the charity of your choice or Invermere ICAN, [email protected].

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