May 23, 1932 – November 27, 2010
I lift my eyes up to the mountain, where does my help come from? Psalm 121:1
Eric, darling husband of Vina, father of Craig and Heather, Grant and Cathy, granddad of Sarah and Justin, Ryan and Amy, Erica, Daniel and Isobel, great-granddad to be, sister-in-law Pat and family in Scotland, passed away peacefully at the age of 78 years on Saturday, November 27, 2010 after years of failing health.
Eric was born in London, England and came to Canada with Vina in 1956. He was a member of the Canadian Military for twenty-five years and retired from the Alberta Government Department of Labour Standards in 1993. He was a generous and caring man who deeply loved his wife and family. Eric was a good friend to those who knew him and always had a smile or a story to share. His family has many great memories of the time they spent together.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, December 10, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, #102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org.
In living memory of Eric Jones, 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