August 20, 1933 – January 26, 2011
Following a lengthy illness, Jerry passed away early Wednesday morning at Signal Pointe Carewest with his wife and daughter by his side.
He is survived by his wife of forty-four years Joan; daughter Susan Jane; as well as his sisters, Joan Innes of Lethbridge and Jean (Brian) Shields of Edmonton; brothers-in-law, Babe McAvoy of Edmonton and David (Judy) Hoeght of Calgary; sister-in-law Sharon Hoeght of Delta; as well as eleven nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Grace and Charlie Traviss; sister Judy McAvoy; brothers-in-law, Jack Innes and Jim Hoeght; and in-laws, Onagh and Louis Hoeght.
Jerry’s sense of humour and kindness will always be remembered by those who knew him.
A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Signal Pointe Carewest, 6363 Simcoe Road S.W., Calgary, AB T3H 4M3, Telephone: (403) 240-7950 or to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403) 290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com. We wish to thank the staff at Signal Pointe Carewest for treating us like family and making this difficult time a little easier. We will always be grateful.
In living memory of Jerry Traviss, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences