Walter Gretzky

Walter Gretzky remembered as a man with ‘a heart of gold’ at funeral

Mar 6, 2021 | 4:46pm

Wayne Gretzky remembered his father, Walter, as a man with “a heart of gold” today at his funeral in Brantford, Ont. Known as Canada’s hockey dad, Walter Gretzky died Thursday at age 82 after battling Parkinson’s disease and other health issues in recent years. Wayne Gretzky, the oldest of the family’s five children, delivered an […]

Walter Gretzky has died at 82

Mar 5, 2021 | 5:21am

Many Canadians are mourning the death of the ultimate hockey dad. Walter Gretzky, who taught The Great One Wayne Gretzky, the game of hockey and brought fame to their hometown of Brantford, Ontario, has died at the age of 82. Wayne Gretzky announced his father’s passing on social media late Thursday night, saying his dad […]