July 3, 1923 – London, ON
January 25, 2014 – Calgary, AB
G. Lewis Rabone, beloved husband of Cora of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the age of 90 years.
George served with the Royal Canadian Air Force Bomber Command, 408 Goose Squadron and completed a tour of operations. He was appointed General Manager of the Calgary Professional Club from 1960-1984, a member of the 264 Canadian Legion and National President of Canadian Club Managers Society as well as a honorary life member of both the Alberta Branch 7 and the National Society. He retired at the age of 63, and spent forty summers at Lake Windermere. He had a great 90 years.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-eight years, Cora, whom he married in 1945. They had three wonderful children, Barbara of Calgary, Tom of Spur Valley, BC and Gordon (Marouli) of Calgary.
At Lewis’ request, a private family service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank Margaret and her crew at the Beverley Midnapore Centre “Shawnessy Unit” for all their care. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Veterans’ Food Bank, #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304, www.poppyfund.com.
In living memory of Lewis Rabone, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences