January 9, 1926 – April 8, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of William (Bill) Alfred James Hellofs on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at the age of 84 years.
We remember Bill for his friendly and gentle nature, sense of humour, and generosity. Bill served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1950. Bill worked in the oil and gas industry for thirty-seven years with Gulf Canada Resources and was responsible for natural gas marketing. Upon retirement, he was a Natural Gas Consultant for several oil and gas companies, as well as a volunteer with many agencies, such as the Seniors Police Advisory Committee, Calgary Injury Prevention Coalition, Outstanding Calgary Seniors Awards Committee, Calgary Regional Arts Foundation, and the Kerby Centre.
Bill was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his wife of fifty-five years, Irene; his children, Jim (Pat) Hellofs, Drs. Barbara (Bill Astle), Bev (Tim Reid), Scott (Julie) Hellofs, and Sheila (Randy Richardson); his grandchildren, Christine and Nichole Hellofs, Colin Reid, Carmen Astle, and Ethan Hellofs; great-grandchild Connor Hellofs; sister Marjorie (Hellofs) Cowie; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Please join us in celebrating Bill’s life at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 2:00 PM. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Bill Hellofs, 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