Saturday, 11 June 2011

Death in Calgary

The following notice appeared in the 'Find a Grave' website today. The "Jack" referred to is the person I included in my recent blogs concerning a World War One Widows Medal on 20 Feb 10; 8 May 10 and 23 Jul 2010. I send my sincere condolences to his family.

Birth: Sep. 5, 1928
Alberta, Canada
Death: Jun. 9, 2011
Alberta, Canada

McILHAGGA – John Owens "Jack"
September 5, 1928 – June 9, 2011

Jack McIlhagga, beloved husband of Myrna McIlhagga of Calgary, went to be with his Lord and Saviour, on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the age of 82 years.

Jack was born in Elnora, AB and raised in Calgary. He had worked with Midwest Surveys and retired from Dicksons Food Services. He spent many years volunteering at the Mustard Seed and enjoyed gardening, and was an avid sports fan.

Jack is survived by his loving wife Myrna; two daughters, Jodi McIlhagga and Jill (Troy) Hickling; three grandchildren, Danika, Tessa and Benjamin. Jack is also survived by Myrna's family, numerous nieces and nephews as well as his adopted family, the Doerksens.

He was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Joseph, two brothers Ross and Allan.

Funeral Services will be held at the Beddington Pentecostal Church (16 Bermuda Drive N.W.) on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319,, or the Missions Fund c/o Beddington Pentecostal Church, 16 Bermuda Drive N.W., Calgary, AB T3K 1H7, Telephone: (403) 275-7133

In living memory of Jack McIlhagga, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

Created by: K
Record added: Jun 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71100610

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