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IRVINE, John (Jack) Alexander

April 12, 1916 – September 27, 2012

Jack passed away peacefully, on September 27, 2012, at the age of 96. He was born in Calgary at the Scottish Nursing Home, and attended Haultain Public School, Western Canada and Calgary Commercial High Schools. On graduation he spent six years with the Royal Bank in several British Columbia and Alberta branches. In 1941 he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and served for one tour as Squadron Bombing Leader on 422 Squadron. After the war he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering and spent the next 32 years working in the oil industry. He was an active member of the Petroleum Society of CIM, serving on both the local and national Boards of Directors. He was a Life Member of APEGGA, a member of the Earl Grey Golf Course and of the Air Crew Association.

Jack is survived by his wife, Evelyn, his son Wayne, daughter-in-law Noreen; five grandchildren, Davina Saunders, Shelley Zackowicz, Meighan, Conor and Eamonn and four great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents John Irvine and Mina McMullen, two sisters, Enid Irvine, Inez Prater and three brothers, Avery, Douglas, Harland and their spouses.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Community Church (800 – 85th Street S.W., Calgary) on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Jack Irvine, 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. Dear Wayne, Noreen and the Irvine family, please accept my deepest sympathies at the loss of your father, father-in-law, husband, grandfather and friend. It is always difficult to lose the ones we love but we never lose the memories, they always live within our hearts and mind.

    Hugs, Bonnie

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  2. louisa and jim powell :

    Very sorry to read of your fathers passing Wayne. Our thoughts and prays are with you , Noreen, family and especially your mother. Jim is away tomorrow and Meghan is flying home, so unfortunately I cannot make the funeral. Love Louisa

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  3. Sorry to hear of your loss, I know you will all miss his presence. My thoughts are with you during this time of your life. Love to you all, Mom/Granny

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  4. Dear Wayne, Noreen and Family;
    We wish to extend our sincere sympathy for your loss.
    Jill and Doug Nedohin

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  5. Dear Evelyn I hope it will give you some comfort to know how many people are thinking of you and holding you and your family in their prayers. Your friends at The Wentworth know your faith will lift you up. Sincerely Gail Millett and Joyce Miller

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