LCol Jean Hamel, CD of Calgary passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2007 at the age of 79 years.
Jean was born on September 23, 1927 in Quebec City. He began his military career with the Royal 22e Regiment and served in Korea, the Congo, Germany and Quebec. Jean ended his civilian career with Katimavik, the National Youth Program. He was an avid sports enthusiast and loved to play tennis with his friends.
Jean is lovingly remembered by Elizabeth, his wife of fifty-one years; his five children Charles (Donna), Pierre (Julie), Christine (Alfred), Lisa (Peter), and Robert (Justine); five grandchildren, Julia, Megan, Kelsey, Maya, and Sophie; his sisters, Suzanne (Jacques) Légaré and Gabie Dorion; as well as many nieces, and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, March 9, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Special thanks to the staff of the CHR Home Care and the Rosedale Hospice. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice (Hospice Calgary), #900, 833 – 4 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3T5 Telephone: (403) 263 ? 4525 www.hospicecalgary.com.Print This Obituary & Condolences