Dennis George Hammond beloved husband of Janet Hammond of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the age of 73 years.
Dennis was born to Hazel Bernice (nee Walkey) and Albert Edward Hammond on April 8, 1933 in Moncton, NB. He graduated from Moncton High School in 1950 and then attended the University of New Brunswick, graduating in 1954 with a B.Sc. in chemistry. Following graduation, Dennis began employment with the Bonar Packaging Company and held positions in Burlington, ON, Montreal, QC, Fredericton, NB and Calgary. He operated his own advertising company until his retirement in 1990. Dennis was a faithful and tireless volunteer for the Interfaith Food Bank and the C.P.O.’s Benny the Bookworm program.
Along with his loving wife of forty-four years Janet (nee Henderson), Dennis will be forever remembered by his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and David Johnstone; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Colleen Hammond; and two grandsons, Zachary and Christopher Hammond all of Calgary. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Eileen Hammond and three nieces, Janice, Joanne and Cheryl all of Ottawa, ON. Dennis was predeceased by his parents.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust (Heart Research), Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615 or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Dennis’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at the C.C.U. and I.C.U. wards of the Rockyview General Hospital for their kindness and exceptional care.
In living memory of Dennis Hammond, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences