April 1, 1931 – November 25, 2009
John Gillis, beloved husband of Yvette Gillis of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at the age of 78 years.
John was born and raised in Calgary. He spent twenty-five years in the Armed Forces. Following his military career, John owned various convenience stores in Calgary and Nanton and then worked a number of years in the security industry.
Besides his loving wife of fifty-two years, John is survived by four sons, Steve (Susan), Dave (Norma), Brian (Valerie), Dominic (Samantha); a daughter Michele; and nine grandchildren, Amanda, Katie, Jessica, Eric, Ryan, Raylene, Francis, Angela, Krista, and Meagan. He is also survived by a brother Ted (Carol); sister Glenda (Paul) and their families.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, November 28, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of John Gillis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences