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McGIVERN – Hugh (Paddy)

December 1, 1922 – August 15, 2010

Hugh McGivern (Paddy), beloved husband of Mrs. Irene McGivern of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Medical Centre on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the age of 87.

Born December 1, 1922 in Newtownards, Co. Down, N. Ireland, Hugh served in the RAF (WWII) and after that worked at the CPR in Calgary until he retired. He loved fishing, his dog Darchan and his native country Northern Ireland.

Hugh is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Irene; his daughter Marilynn; grandson Darrin Hutchinson (Kathy); granddaughter Chandra Keith (Donnie); and four great grandchildren Chelsea, Kyle, Kila. and Tyhler. He is also survived by his brother George; sister Sheila; and sister-in-law Breeda. Hugh was predeceased by his father; mother; and brothers, Ted and Seamus.

It was Hugh’s wish that no funeral service will be held. Family members will celebrate Hugh’s life at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Hugh McGivern, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. J Barbara Armsrtong :

    Dear Marilynn & McGivern family,

    My prayers and sympathies are with you at this time. Know that he is at peace and you have a Guardian Angel watching over all of you now!

    Sincerely
    Barbara Armstrong

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  2. richard j kennedy md :

    Irene, I wish to extend my most sincere condolences on the death of your husband. My prayers are with you and hope that you will remain strong during this trying time.
    RJ Kennedy, MD

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  3. Dear Irene
    No one can truly know what you are experiencing in this time of loss. Please, accept my condolences and know that you are in my thoughts. May memories comfort you.
    Sincerely Lilo Pfaffe.

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  4. thomas owen jr. :

    Sorry to hear about Paddys passing. I will miss his humour and his phone calls to the farm. Marilynn I am sorry to hear about your dads passing. We had many great times while we worked at Ogden Shops. Love Tommy and Doris Owen jr.

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