Joseph Michael (Joe) Daly, beloved husband of Kathy Lang of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at the age of 64 years.
Joe was born on July 5, 1944 in Ottawa, ON and he joined the armed forces in 1962. Joe retired after approximately thirty years of service with the Canadian Armed Forces. He was a proud member of his community and was past president of the Queensland Community Association. Golfing was Joe’s passion; he could hardly wait to be first on the links and was a marshal at the Douglasdale golf course for many years. Joe was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He had the ability to make friends instantly, and was always eager to help anyone in need.
Besides his loving wife Kathy, Joe is also survived by his daughter Debra Daly; sons, Joey and John Daly; daughter Maurina (Eddie) Petry and their children, Judy and Joshua; sons, Dennis Blanchette and his daughter Sierra, and Vincent (Amanda) Blanchette. He is also survived by his brother Vincent (Barbara) Daly and numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was predeceased by his parents Vincent and Mary, and his brother John.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Joe’s honour may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In living memory of Joe Daly, 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