December 28, 1915 – June 17, 2011
Walter Batchilder of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 95 years.
Walter was born in Georgetown, PEI. He was honoured to have fought for our freedom during WWII, with countless other brave men, and march forward in the name of Canada.
Walter was predeceased by his parents, John and Philomena (nee Gallant) and all of his 14 brothers and sisters: sisters Mary Jay, Josephine Gotell, Ada MacNeill, Agnes MacDonald, Catherine Power, Jane, and Baby Mary; brothers Lawrence, Stanley, Bernard, Ferdinand, Leonard, Thomas, and Stephen.
Walter is survived by many nieces and nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Walter Batchilder, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences