Leo beloved husband of Kathy passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 55 years.
Leo was a person who couldn’t sit still, and he spent the vast majority of his career working for Canada Post Corporation as both a letter carrier and a driver. Leo enjoyed doing home renovations and took great pride in the renovations that he did on his Calgary home, including the building of his garage (along with the help of his Canada Post friends). Leo will be missed by his friends at Canada Post.
Leo is survived by his wife, best friend, and soul mate Kathy; step-son James (Jaymie); son Adam (Pam); his unborn grandchild; daughter Lisa (Pam); his mother Rita; father-in-law Fred Whitehead; siblings, Annette (Gord), John (Linda), Vernon (Jane), Ray (Wanda) Lucille (Tom), Anna, Linda (Tom), and Jerry; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Saturday, January 10, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or to the Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403) 258-0040. The family would like to thank Dr. Lau at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Dr. Gallagher of the Foothills Hospital Neurology Unit 111, Dr. Peri of the Chinook Hospice, and all the nursing and support staff who helped with Leo’s care.
In living memory of Leo Bastarache, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences