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Courtney, John Bernard

January 9, 1931 – January 4, 2012

With love and sadness we say farewell to John who passed away January 4, 2012.

Most of John’s working life was spent in the oil industry, devoting over 35 years with Smith Tool Canada.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Margaret; his children Liz (Ernie), Janet (Ed), Brad, Christine (Ray) and Kathy (Blair); fourteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister Maureen (Ed) and sister-in-law Valerie. He was predeceased by his parents John and Peg Courtney; sister Margaret; brother Jim and infant granddaughter Jessica Mary.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A special thank you to all the Doctors and healthcare providers in John’s life.

In living memory of John Courtney, 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)243-8200

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  1. Dale Birnie- Browne & Gayle Sando :

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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  2. Muriel (Birnie - Browne) Howse :

    May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.

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  3. Bob and Gwen Patterson :

    It was a great privilege to know and be a friend and relative to such a good man. He will be truly missed by all that knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

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  4. Colin, Jennifer & Westin Young :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Grampa(as we knew him), Grandma Marge and all of his family and friends.

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  5. Jim and Donna Besuyen and Family :

    My heart is with all of you, with your loss he will be missed. Prayers for all of you xoxo.

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  6. Evelyn McMillan & Mona McMillan and Family :

    A butterfly lights beside us like a sunbeam. And for a brief moment its glory and beauty belong to our world But then it flies again And though we wish it could have stayed… We feel Lucky to have seen it. John will be remembered as a loving husband, father and Grandfather and will be saddly missed. We will be thinking of you in your loss.

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  7. Richard Peter :

    Mr. Courtney was a dear, longtime friend to my father, who admired his integrity. Though they were separated by distance, they connected every time they had a chance. Mr. Courtney, who I met as a child and would never call by his first name, will be dearly missed.

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  8. Bob and Carole Anne Maertens-Poole :

    We will miss our dear neighbour of 36 years.Thinking of you, Marge and Brad, and your family.

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  9. I know you touched many lives in a very wonderful and gentle way. You touched mine many years ago. I have never forgotten you and never will.

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