John Brentnall of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at the age of 79 years.
John was born on April 27, 1926 in Motherwell, Scotland. He served overseas during WWII with the Cameronians from 1944 to 1947. Although John immigrated to Canada in 1951 Scotland has always remained home in his heart. He worked in Toronto and retired from Ontario Hydro. John moved to Calgary in 2000 to be closer to his children and grandchildren.
John is survived by his son John; his daughter and son-in-law Carole and Barry; five grandchildren, David, Brent, Sean, Laura, and Maureen; his sisters, Ann, Sadie, Jane, May, and Betty; and his brother Tommy. John was predeceased by his loving wife of fifty-two years Maisie; and his brother Jimmy.
Miss me but let me go
When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me
I want no tears in a gloom-filled room
Why cry for a soul set free?
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, December 19, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Peter Coutts of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110. John’s internment will be in Scotland at a later date.
In living memory of John Brentnall, 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