Michael (Mike) John Gerula of Calgary passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2005 at the age of 79 years.
Mike was born on May 22, 1925 in Edmonton, AB. He grew up there and as a young adult embarked on a sales career that continued throughout his working years. The majority of that career was spent as a hardware and gardening manager for Woodward’s in Edmonton and Calgary.
Mike leaves behind his loving wife Lucy; his children, Michael of Toronto, ON, Cheryl and Karl of Calgary; and Mark and Henrietta of Helsinki, Finland. He will also be greatly missed by his grandsons, Jason and Jonathan of Calgary, and Justin of Toronto; by his brother and sister-in-law, Al and Sandy and family of Calgary; and by his sister Chris of Vancouver, BC. Mike was predeceased by his son John in 1975.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Health Trust – Carewest: Sarcee Hospice, Staff Educational Fund, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2 Telephone: (403) 943 – 0615, www.calgaryhealthtrust.org. We would like most sincerely to thank the staff of the Carewest Sarcee Hospice who were kind and warm and helpful every single day of Mike’s stay there.
In living memory of Mike Gerula, 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