John Joseph Morrison of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2007 at the age of 84 years.
John was born in Calgary on October 26, 1923. Attending schools for the deaf in both Winnipeg and Montreal, he forged many lifelong friendships. In 1955 John married Margaret Ferrier and together they settled in Calgary where they raised their three children. Although he enjoyed working at many different jobs throughout his life, his family always came first.
John is survived by his daughter Jayne Pettifor of Wetaskwin, AB; two sons Eric Morrison of Denver, CO, Brad and Diane Morrison of Calgary; grandchildren, Cole, Fraser and Caitlin Pettifor; Nicole and Andrew Morrison, Robert and Danielle Morrison; and sister Betty Blacklaws of Calgary. He was predeceased by his loving wife Margaret, son-in-law Patrick Pettifor, and daughter-in-law Debbie Morrison and by four brothers and two sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family would like to send special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of Units 81 and 94 at the Foothills Medical Centre.
In living memory of John Morrison, 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) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences