Stewart “George” Morehouse, beloved husband of Helen of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at the age of 88 years.
George will be sadly missed by his wife Helen; sister Helen Barefoot; sons, Doug of Calgary and Richard of Port Ludlow, WA and their families; seven grandchildren; eight and two-thirds great-grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Gladys on May 27, 1967.
Born in Schenectady, NY, George moved to Calgary in 1924. He served thirty-five years with the Calgary Police Service, often referred to as “Mother Morehouse” whilst serving as Sergeant in the Traffic Division and retiring as inspector in 1973. George had a great love of the outdoors and was known for his expertise in woodworking. He will be remembered for his years of volunteer commitment to young men and boys at “Boystown” in Calgary during the 1940’s.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, March 21, 2004 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, March 22, 2004 at 2:30 P.M. with Bishop Adam Morehouse officiating. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Boys and Girls Club Community Services, 731 – 13 Avenue N.E., Calgary AB T2E 1C8 Telephone: (403) 520-1508.
Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences