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GRIFFITHS, John David

February 24, 1939 – January 16, 2012

John Griffiths, beloved husband of Elaine Cannady of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2012 at the age of 72 years.

John was born and raised in Winnipeg, MB and worked as a lineman there and in Calgary. He enjoyed the golf trips he took with his buddies to the Spokane area and time spent at “The Slab”. John’s friend Bob Romney raised race horses and John enjoyed spending time at the barns and the track for many years.

John is survived by his wife Elaine; two sons and a daughter Kent (Renee) Griffiths, Kevin (Brenda) Griffiths and Kerri (Al) Zinger; seven grandchildren, Kirk, Amy, Tia, Cameron, Becky, Scott and Brook; a brother and two sisters, Patricia Godson, Terry (Teri) Griffiths and Sandra Griffiths. John will be lovingly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Susan and Tim Griffiths, and a sister Anne Freeman, as well as Elaine’s son Shayne Barca.

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In living memory of John Griffiths, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Denny and Shelley Russell :

    Kent and family
    Please accept our condolences for the loss of your father. Denny worked with him at the City of Calgary Electric System.

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  2. Linda Obermeyer :

    We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the entire Griffiths and extended family. We will always remember John’s (Pops) love of life and laugh. From the Obermeyer family.

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  3. Elaine and Family After working with John, I know how lucky you were to have him in your life. Our condolences and thoughts are with you. Dick @ Faye

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  4. Good ride Cowboy, good ride!

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