Feb 12, 1927 – Gretna, MB
May 27, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Jack Sheedy, beloved husband of 56 years to Anna passed away in Calgary, AB on May 27, 2013 at the age of 86 years.
Jack is survived by his wife Anna, sons and daughters, Jeff (Karen), Jody (Brad Meadows), Kathy (Mike MacKay), Rob (Robyn) and Kerri Russell (Thane); grandchildren Jordan, Gregory, Paige, Matthew, Luke, Tessa, Zack, Hannah and Clare. He will also be sadly missed by his brother Reg (Yvonne). Jack was predeceased by his parents Timothy and Elizabeth, as well as eleven brothers and sisters.
Jack was a newspaper printer for forty four years, with the Winnipeg Free Press, Calgary Albertan and Calgary Sun, retiring early in 1992. He served two years in the RCNVR during WWII, and fifteen years in Canada’s Reserve Navy. After his family and his work, his interests were curling and later in life, shuffleboard in Arizona during the winters. He was a former member of the Calgary Curling Club. More recently he worked part time in the print shop at Heritage Park.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, May 30 at 7:00pm.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Community Church (800 – 85 Street SW, Calgary, AB) on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Jack’s name may be made to a charity of your choice.
In living memory of Jack Sheedy, 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