March 4, 1924 – March 4, 2012
John Blazina passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at the age of 88 years.
John was born in Hreljin, Yugoslavia, and raised in Nelson, B.C. He was married to his wife, Ada, at Nelson in 1943. They moved to Calgary in 1948 and raised their six children there. John and Ada were lifetime members of the Rosicrucian Order, A.M.O.R.C. He was an inspiration to all who knew him and will be truly missed.
John is survived by five sons Richard, Norman, Arthur, Martin, Daryl, one daughter Shannon, twelve grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters Helene LaCoste and Mary Bruketa and his partner, Patricia Brydon.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 or to the Calgary Pronaos, A.M.O.R.C., 214 Dalgleish Bay N.W., Calgary, AB T3A 1K9.
In living memory of John Blazina, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences