Daniel (Danny) Ernest Ahern, of Calgary passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2008 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the age of 94 years.
Daniel was born in Cap D’ Espoir, QC (Gaspe) on January 8, 1914. He moved to Beaver Lodge, AB, in 1935 where he farmed with his Uncle Ernie. He moved to Calgary in 1938, where he worked a variety of jobs until the mid 1950’s, when he operated his Plumbing and Gasfitting Business, “Danny’s Plumbing”.
Dan will be sadly missed by his son and daughter-in-law Dan and Doreen Ahern; three grandchildren, Landra and Darren Brunner, Kent Ahern and Karyn Ahern. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Mathieu, Apryl, Joel, Colton and Kira, all of Calgary. A sister-in-law Eunice Ahern of Gaspe, QC and a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Dan was predeceased by his wife Madeline Ahern in 2001, his parents, Daniel and Marguerite, two brothers, Joe and Lewis, two sisters, Rita and Bertha and a nephew Benoit.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Monday, March 10, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flower, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com or to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Bethany Harvest Hills Care Centre for their devoted and compassionate care.
In living memory of Daniel Ahern, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences