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June 28, 1953 – March 20, 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce that Jan Gierach of Calgary, passed away at his home following a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the age of 59 years.

Jan immigrated to Canada in 1983 and raised two boys. He enjoyed raising his boys through minor hockey and enjoyed fishing in his later years. Jan was a generous man, a loving father and always put others first. Jan will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Jan is survived by two sons; Mike (Kathleen) and Arthur, their mother Lucyna and two grandchildren Simon and Olivia, a sister Krystyna and two brothers Adam and Julian, nieces, nephews and other family in Calgary as well as relatives in Poland.

He was predeceased by his brother Wieslaw.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Jan Gierach, 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.

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  1. Laura Brinkerhoff Palmer :

    Dear Arthur & family:
    Byron and I were very sorry to learn of your father’s passing. Sincere condolences to you all at this difficult time.

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