Reverend John Herbert Richardson passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on Friday January 20, 2006 at the age of 81 years. John will be dearly missed. He is survived by his ever loving wife Elaine, his five sons and their respective spouses; Gordon & Janet, David & Sheila, Robert & Christine, Shane & Milagros, and Christopher as well as his grandchildren Laura, Brett, Stefan, Cory, Kayla, Andrew and Alexander, his sister Jeane Archer, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. John was born on February 6, 1924 in Toronto. After serving overseas in the RCAF, he returned to the University of Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Divinity. After graduating, John was a minister in the United Church in various locations around Southern Ontario and Quebec. Upon leaving the ministry he lived in Montreal before moving to Calgary. John has been heavily involved in the Masons and especially the Shriners where he held senior positions.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Monday January 23, 2006 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Tuesday January 24, 2006 at 2:30 p.m.. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Shriner’s ladder of babies smiles, 5225 – 101ST St. N.W., Calgary Ab T3L 1S4 Telephone: (403) 239-0030.Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of John Richardson, 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