John Leslie Goodkey passed away peacefully here in Calgary on Friday, April 2, 2004 at the age of 87 years.
John served in the Canadian Armed Forces in WWII overseas from 1943 to 1946. In Calgary, John was employed at Cominco Fertilizer for thirty-six years until his retirement in 1982. John was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 1 and as well an active member of the Parkdale Nifty Fifties Club.
John is remembered by his sisters, Minnie Sheard, Nina (Jack) Rowe, Mary (Clancy) Yahn, and June (Al) Shearer; brother Walter (Barbara) Goodkey; brother-in-law Paul Duros; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy in 1989; three sisters, Joan Duros, Georgina Lockett, and Ethel Whitburn; and two brothers-in-law, Joe Lockett and Reg Sheard.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, April 8, 2004 at 1:30 P.M. Graveside Service to follow at Rockyview Garden of Peace. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Special thanks to Urna and John Gordon at Arbour Lake for the loving care to John.
In living memory of John Goodkey, 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