Arthur (Art) Hamilton Metz, beloved husband of Katherine “Vaughn” Metz of Calgary, passed away peacefully and went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at the age of 87 years.
Art was born on October 11, 1917 in Saint John, NB where he grew up. Art met his wife to be, Katherine “Vaughn” MacDavid, in 1945 and they married on September 14, 1946. Art started work with Alexander Murray which later became Domtar Construction Material Ltd., enjoying forty-six years as a Credit Manager. His career took him and his family across Canada, from one coast to the other. Upon retirement, Art and Vaughn retired to Calgary and have resided here since then.
Art’s first and foremost passion was for his faith and church, always staying actively involved wherever they lived. He also loved to garden and had a great zeal for fishing.
Besides Vaughn, his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Art’s memory will be cherished by his three children and their spouses, Jim and Rosemarie Metz of Meadow Lake, SK, Kathy and Hendrik Dethmers of Calgary, and Dave Metz and Sherrie Botten of Okotoks, AB; as well as fifteen grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer and Dwayne, Ryan and Kathleen, Tim and Clare, Holly and Cory, Philip and Lexi, Joanna, Arthur, Angela and Carlos, Heather, Carla, Allan, Travis, Candace, Desiree, and Lucas. He will also be remembered by his four great-grandchildren, Nickolas, Shanna, Jonathan, and Caleb. Art was predeceased by his parents Charles and Caroline Metz; his brother Bill; and four sisters, Marjorie, Hazel, Audrey, and Georgena.
Funeral Services will be held at Bonavista Baptist Church (1507 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Arthur Metz, 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