Alexander (Alex) Shepherd Currie, beloved husband of Joy Currie of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at the age of 83 years.
Alex was born on October 12, 1921 in England and immigrated to Canada with his family as a young child. They settled in Toronto where he grew up and lived for most of his life. Alex served with the Dental Corp in Europe during World War II, for four years. In 1986, Alex and Joy retired to Calgary. He loved to golf, curl and play snooker and spend time with his family.
Besides his loving wife Joy, Alex will be remembered by his sons and daughter-in-law Alexander and Rosemary Currie and Perry Rosefield; and his four daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Doug Barton, Joanne and Tom O’Brian, Lisa and Alan Belyea and Michele and Jay Youngberg; and son-in-law Ron Edgar; as well as nine grandchildren, Wendy, Kevin, Sherrill, Sandy, Liam, Brendon, Jonathan, Joilinn, and Julia; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Amahria. He was predeceased by his first wife Audrey.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, July 11, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944 – 2433. The family would like to thank Unit 73 of the Rockyview General Hospital for their loving care and compassion.
In living memory of Alexander Currie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences