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HOLMES, John (Jack)

October 16, 1927 – March 22, 2012

Our beloved husband, father and grandfather Jack passed away peacefully in his 85th year on Thursday, March 22, 2012 with his family at his side.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years Regina; his son Lindsay (Maureen); his cherished granddaughter Kerry-Anne; his brother Andrew (Irene); and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, The family extends their sincere gratitude and appreciation for the extraordinary care and kindness shown to them by Drs. Alvarez, Altaba, Williams, Ferris, Swirsky and Hantho as well as the staff at the IP Flex Unit and Unit 58 (notably Amanda and Brittany) of the Rockyview General Hospital; the doctors and staff at the Southwood Hospice; and Dr. John Crosland.

In living memory of Jack Holmes, 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

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  1. Evelyn and Lyle Oberg :

    Dear Lindsay, Maureen, Kerry-Anne and “Reg”
    I have been thinking of you all daily over the past few weeks. I know how much you are hurting and missing him. He was one of the “cool” and fun Dads when we were in high school – I always felt so comfortable around Jack and Reg.
    Our sincere sympathy and prayers are with you all.
    Evelyn and Lyle, Katy and Liz

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  2. Debbie Fellows :

    Lindsay and family ~

    Sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Holmes … he was such a friendly, warm man – with a wonderful smile!

    You are in my thoughts and prayers as you begin to navigate life without him -and take comfort that he is with you still in spirit.

    Take care,
    Debbie and family

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  3. Sheridan and Judy McVean :

    Lindsay, Maureen and Kerry-Anne –
    We were so sorry to learn of the passing of your father, Lindsay.
    Losing a father is so difficult and especially for those of us without siblings.
    Although we are away from Canada right now, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Judy and Sheridan

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  4. Debra (wood) McClure :

    It was with great sadness, Lindsay and Maureen that I read news of Jack’s
    passing. I knew over the years how much he has meant to everyone in your family. Please know our prayers and thoughts are with you. If I could take even one piece of the pain away from you, I would. But I have to trust that your strength will carry you through this challenging time. Hugs Deb (wood)

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