Al Roll, beloved husband of Irene Roll passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 23, 2007 at the age of 73. Al’s final days of a long and incredibly courageous battle with cancer was spent in the care of his loving wife and two sons, Rod and Greg.
Al was born and raised in Walsh, AB. At the age of twenty-three he married Irene, the love of his life. He raised his family in Calgary and spent most of his working career at Engineered Air as Purchasing Manager. After reluctantly retiring at the age of sixty-three, they enjoyed ten years of traveling south to Texas where they met many wonderful new friends. He lived his life to the fullest and got his greatest pleasure by spending as much time as possible with his five grandchildren, Madison, Jody, Kyle, Trenton, and Sheadon.
Al will be dearly missed but never forgotten by all who had the opportunity to share his life.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS &HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, July 26, 2007 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, July 27, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966 or to Ups and Downs, Calgary Downs Syndrome Association, Box 61180 Kensington RPO, Calgary, AB T2N 4S7 Telephone: (403) 289-4394.Print This Obituary & Condolences