Donald Murray Silverthorne of Calgary passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at the age of 84 years.
Donald was born on July 24, 1920 in Brantford, ON. He served overseas in WWII from 1941 to 1946 with the 42nd Battery and Queen’s Own Rifle Infantry. He returned from Holland in 1946 with his Dutch wife Margaret, with whom he enjoyed thirty-five years of marriage in and around the Waterford and London, ON areas.
Donald is survived by his children, Maria (Ken) Stauffer of Sundre, AB, Tom Silverthorne of Newmarket, ON and Patricia (George) Claeren of Calgary. Granddad was especially proud of his grandchildren, Christa and Gregory Silverthorne and Michael and Josie Claeren. Donald was predeceased by his wife Margaret; and his brothers, Roy and James Silverthorne. The family would like to thank the members and staff at the Colonel Belcher Day Program for their kindness and friendship. We would also like to thank the nurses at the Carewest Glenmore Park Lodge for their care and compassion, along with the nursing staff at the Rockyview General Hospital, including Dr. D. O’Connor.
“We love you Dad and will always miss you.
Rest in peace.”
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Donald Silverthorne, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences