November 26, 1923- Lethbridge, AB
December 31, 2013 – Calgary, AB
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Eric Emmerson on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the age of 90 years.
He will be missed by his family and many friends. He worked for CPR for 42 years retiring in 1983. Since retiring, his hobbies have been woodworking, making numerous lawn ornaments and bird houses for family and friends. Eric was a loving and caring father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle.
Eric was pre-deceased by his loving wife Hazel of 64 years and his brother Ron.
Eric will be lovingly remembered by his children Ken (Marion) of Port Coquitlam, B.C. and daughter Dianne (George) Fildey of Calgary, grandchildren Brent (Tracey), Brenda (Gary), Robert, Michael, and Dwayne; great-grandchildren Brandee, Ashley, Trent, Devin, Samantha, Crystal, Phillip, Jordan and Matthew, all of Calgary; brother-in-law Roy (Helen), sisters-in-law Dorothy and Mercedes; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers Memorial Tributes in Eric’s memory may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Eric Emmerson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences