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LEHUNE – Nicholas

May 10, 1919 – February 19, 2011

Nicholas Lehune of Calgary, passed away on February 19, 2011 at the age of 91 years.

Born in Smoky Lake, Alberta, Nicholas was the fourth of seven surviving siblings of Mary and John, Ukrainian immigrants to Canada just after Alberta entered into confederation. Nicholas joined the Army and served from 1939 as a driver trainer in England and tank artillery man during World War II. He saw action across Europe, survived the Battle of Normandy and was honourably discharged 3 October 1945. He found employment at the Unemployment Insurance Agency in Edmonton, where he met and married Alice Laskiwski in 1950 and fathered two children, Valerie and Monica.

Nicholas is survived by daughter Valerie Macauley, grandsons Martin Sitter, Ryan (Lisa) and Kieran, and granddaughters Elana and Mera.

Nicholas was predeceased by his wife Alice in 1992, his daughter Monica in 2000, and was the last surviving sibling.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. You may forward condolences through

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110,

In living memory of Nicholas Lehune, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Keith Macauley :


    My deepest sympathies to you and our children.

    I’ll keep this memory of our Dad forever, at Lisa and Ryan’s wedding when your Dad walked in wearing a suit and his Stetson. He looked great!

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