Brendan Thomas O’Shea of Calgary passed away suddenly in Nose Hill Park, Calgary on Friday, February 10, 2006 at the age of 19 years.
Brendan was a native Calgarian born December 7, 1986. He was educated at St. Dominic’s Elementary, St. Jean Brebeuf Junior High and graduated in 2004 from St. Francis Senior High School. Brendan enrolled as a proud member of the Canadian Forces on January 24, 2004, holding the rank of Private with The Canadian Highlanders. Brendan was a qualified Infantryman and had training on Infantry platoon support weapons and communications equipment.
Brendan will be lovingly remembered by his mother Brigid, brother Owen, stepmother Laurie and her sons Jay, Rob and Craig; grandmother Eva; step grandmother Vi; Aunt Fiona; Uncles Ray, Ciaran, Brendan and Martin; as well as many relatives and friends in Alberta, Newfoundland and Ireland. He will never be forgotten by the Canadian Forces in particular Brendan’s military family in The Calgary Highlanders. Brendan was predeceased by his father Gordon Legge, grandfather Harold Legge, grandfather Patrick J. O’Shea and grandmother Ellen O’Flynn.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Wednesday February 15, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Thursday February 16, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Inocencio C. Cambaling and Rev. Stefan Ganowicz presiding. Graveside services to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery, Field of Honour. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Funds Foundation (funds to be held in trust for disbursement by family to a registered charity) 801 11 Street SW, Calgary AB T2P 1C4 (403) 410-2320 ext 3337.
In living memory of Brendan O’Shea, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences