May 21, 1925 – Regina, SK
June 27, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Robert “George” Bolland, much loved husband, father and grandfather, died after a lengthy illness on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the age of 89 years.
George enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II, and related stories of his travels and adventures during that time. After his return to Calgary, he was employed by the CPR accounting department for several years, after which he was a director with the Calgary Board of Education, retiring after thirty-three years. George was a member of the Naval Corvette Club and volunteered with the sale of poppies, and was also a watch keeper at the Naval Museum of Calgary.
George is survived by his loving wife Fanny Margaret of sixty-five years; sons Lee (Margaret) and Mark (Cheryl); grandchildren, Jenna (Ken), Scott (Jessica), Jesse (Laura), Trevor (Roberta); and dear sister Adeline Young.
No Service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Prostate Cancer Canada, 2 Lombard Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto ON M5C 1M1, Telephone: 1-888-255-0333.
In living memory of George Bolland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences