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CULLEN, John Aaron Gerald (Jerry)

February 12, 1930 – February 19, 2012

Jerry Cullen passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at the age of 82 years.

Jerry had a thirty year military service, retiring as a Sergeant. He is a Korean War Vet and served in a number of UN Peacekeeping Missions.

Jerry will be sadly missed his five children, Mike (Denise), Rick, Debra, Terry (Denis) and Shaun, as well as his nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 289 (2828 – 28th Street S.W.) on Friday, February 24, 2012, beginning at 1700hrs with a prayer. Come share your stories and celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Calgary Poppy Fund, 1-4539 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304, www.calgarypoppyfund.com and/or The Last Post Fund, Alberta Office, 1130 Canada Place, 9700 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 4C3, Telephone: 1-888-495-3766 www.lastpostfund.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jerry Cullen, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Dearest Sarah:

    Our thoughts are with you, your Mom and your family at this sad time.

    The Manor family (Ottawa)

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  2. Colonel Dot (Paquette) Cooper :

    My sincere condolences. Jerry was my first supervisor when I was a Private with the Military Police in Calgary. I know his mentoring provided the foundation that many careers were raised on including my own. Take pride in knowing Jerry served his country with honour and touched many lives in the process. He will missed and remembered with stories being told forever. Just wish I could be at the Legion to share a few of my own.

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  3. Kemptville Klassics Hockey Team :

    Dear Terry, Denis and family:

    May the memory of your father live on in your hearts forever and knowing that others share in your sorrow help you through this difficult time.

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  4. Sabrina Phillips :

    Jerry you will be sadly missed here in Okotoks. All your many friends after mom died that you went and saw at Tim Hortons every morning. Jerry(John) was my step-dad. He was such a gentleman always there to open any door. He was so terribly sad after loosing my mom in 2010, then his first wife Unice not too terribly long after that. We then lost my own husband, John in Nov. 2010, all that was just too much for him. Jerry and my husband used to go for motorbike rides many warm summer days and they would spend hours chatting and loving life. They had such a close bond Jerry and John. Specially after Bea his second wife passed.
    We loved him and listened to many stories that Jerry would share with us about working on the rails with his dad and the Years he spent working with the forces. Christmas and the holidays just won`t be the same Jerry.
    “Rest in Peace“ LOVE YOU!!!! My boys Brent, Andrew and Devon really miss you also, specially being as we had the family all here and his place at the table was empty.

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  5. The memories of our Father fill our hearts, he is sadly missed by his family and fondly remembered.

    Love and Miss you Dad

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