August 22, 1951 – March 18, 2011
John Kovacs beloved husband of Susan Williams of Calgary, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the age of 59 years.
John graduated from U of C with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1973 and went on to work in the oil and gas industry for thirty-seven years. He was a member of the CWLS, SPE, APPEGA and committee member of the CSUG. John received two Wildcatter Awards while working for Schlumberger of Canada and was named an honorary member of the CWLS in 2011.
Besides his loving wife Susan, John is survived by his two sons Matthew and Jesse; his siblings, Jolane LaValley, Ken Kovacs and Don Kovacs. John was predeceased by his parents John and Jolane.
A Celebration of John’s life will be held at the Calgary Petroleum Club “McMurray Room” (319 – 5 Avenue S.W.) on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to Foothills Country Hospice, Box 247 Okotoks, AB, T1S 1A5.
In living memory of John Kovacs, 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