December 11, 1924 – February 24, 2011
After a lengthy illness, we announce with sorrow the passing away of Johnny J on February 24, 2011 at Agape Hospice in Calgary at the age of 86 years.
He was the beloved husband of the late G. Jean (nee Poupore). John leaves behind his children, Karen Smith Calgary, Brenda (Gerry) Martin of Cobourg, ON, Barbara (Paul) O’Brien of Airdrie, Betty (Tony) Wilds of Australia, Debra Wiles of Calgary, Brian Boychuk, and Meghan, both of Toronto, ON. He will also be missed by his sixteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
John loved to share his sense of humour and compassion with people, making numerous friends in the four years he lived in Alberta.
You are invited to join his “Celebration of Life” at the Royal Canadian Branch 288 (508 – 3 Avenue SE, Airdrie, AB) on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Airdrie Home Care, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca. Many thanks to Dr. Ruggedly Handsome and the staff at Agape Hospice.
In living memory of John Boychuk, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE. Telephone: (403) 948-1100.Print This Obituary & Condolences