Alfred Ball, beloved husband of Kathleen Ball of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and care nurses on Sunday, November 30, 2003 at the age of 75 years.
Alfred was born in Preston, Lancashire on August 23, 1928 and was educated at Preston Catholic College by the Jesuits. He later immigrated to Canada and was employed in the oil and gas industry. After retirement from Canadian Tricentrol as Land Manager, he consulted for Petro Canada. Alfred was a faithful man to God and his Church, he was devoted to the Blessed Sacraments, sang in the Church Choir, enjoyed bridge and the Senior’s Group. He loved all sports especially cricket.
Alfred is survived by his loving wife Kathleen, his children, Karen, Michael and Sara, and their families including his fourteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Susan in 1997.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel, (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Thursday, December 4, 2003 at 10:30 A.M. with the Rev. William Stephenson Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To forward expressions of sympathy go to: www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. Telephone: (403) 205-3966 or to St. Vincent de Paul, 1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 3B3 Telephone: (403) 278-7556.
The family wishes to offer special thanks to Dr. Kendall, the care nurses and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their care and support.
In living memory of Alfred Ball, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences