March 21, 1950 – January 18, 2012
It is with great love and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of James Patrick (Pat) McKernan on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the age of 61 years.
Although his life here with us was much shorter than any of us had hoped, Pat lived a very full, meaningful and vibrant life and will be remembered above all as a devoted family man.
Pat is survived by his beloved wife of thirty-eight years, Lucille (Lucy) McKernan, children Jenn (Jeff), Shaun (Casi), Ryan (Lisa), grandchildren Max, Sam, Maddie, Ellie, Brody and Shelby, and siblings Michael (Cindy), Gerry (Chris), Dennis (Nana), Maureen, Kevin (Dana), and Tim (Linda).
He was predeceased by his parents Lillian Margaret (Betsy) and Reginald McKernan and twin granddaughters Katherine Diane and Emma Grace Stephenson.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayer Service Mass at St. Michael Catholic Community Church (800 – 85 Street S.W.) on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, 620 Colborne St., Suite 301, London, Ontario, Canada N6B 3R9, Toll Free 1-800-265-5106.
In living memory of Pat McKernan, 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)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences