John Clement Guza of Calgary passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 at the age of 74 years.
John was born on June 15, 1931 in Hillcrest, AB. The family moved to Burlington, ON. After receiving his Chartered Accountancy degree, he married and moved to Calgary. John was an Audit partner in the firm of Deloitte and Touche and retired in 1992 due to illness. He was proud of his Slovak heritage and wrote two books on Slovak culture and history. John also wrote a genealogy of his family and was proud of his work. He enjoyed going to the mountains fly-fishing with his family and friends especially his children. John also enjoyed gardening and was proud of his flowers. On many occasions John traveled to Europe especially Slovakia to visit with family and friends.
John leaves to mourn his wife Helene; two daughters Michele (John), and Susan; his son Stephen; and his grandchildren Catherine and Natalie. He is also survived by his brother Ron (Christine); and niece Jennifer. John was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Clement Guza.
At John’s request there will be no Funeral Services. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or to the Intercare Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2V 4Y8.The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the caregivers, nurses and Dr. Perry and the Chinook Hospice, Palliative Care team, Sharon, Tom Baker Cancer Centre and family physician Dr. John Fernandes.
In living memory of John Guza, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences