John Arthur Hill passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 23, 2005 after a long struggle with diabetes at the age of 43 years.
John was born in Kingston, ON on September 21, 1961. John was very active in sports and loved to play hockey. His passion’s were fishing and cooking for his family and friends. The most important thing to John was his family and he loved his children with all his heart.
John was a wonderful, joyous, caring and generous person who left a lasting impression on all he met. Through John’s long battle with his illness he still had a wonderful sense of humour and a beautiful smile.
“John, you will be sadly and greatly missed. We love you!”
John is survived by his mother and father, John and Shirley Hill of Calgary; three siblings, Tami (Michael) Pruett of High River, Josh (Loretta) of Deseronto, ON, and Stacey (Jason) Dean of Deseronto; three beautiful children, Lauralee Hill (Joe), John Arthur Jr. Hill, and A.J. Hill, all of Calgary; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and a niece.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, March 26, 2005 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620. The family would like to thank the staff at Unit 59 for all their excellent care and support as well as to the doctors and all the nurses. A very special thank-you to Louise the Unit Care Manager for all your wonderful support and love during our time of need. Thank-you again so very much. The family also wants to thank John?s dear aunt Frances of Belleville, ON who was by John?s side and a great support to us in our time of need.
In living memory of John Hill, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences