September 4, 1929 – September 4, 2009
Jim Sinneave beloved husband of Marion of Calgary, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2009 at the age of 80 years.
Jim was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 4, 1929. On June 4, 1949, Jim married Marion making their home in Regina. Jim began his career with Eecol Electric in Regina, working for many years within the Company before becoming President and CEO. As owner of Eecol, Jim always remained active in the company, until his passing. Jim was very active and supportive of his community, being a major contributor to the Children’s Hospital Foundation among other organization across North America. In 2007, Jim began the Sinneave Family Foundation, to help people with Autism. Jim had a great passion for people. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, friend and colleague and will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.
Jim is survived by his loving wife Marion of sixty years; daughter Debbie Foss; sons and daughter-in-law, Rob Sinneave and Rick and Brune Sinneave; as well as six grandchildren.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, September 11, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Sinneave Family Foundation (3820-24th Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3B 2X9) 403-955-5975
In living memory of Jim Sinneave, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences