September 12, 1924 – January 6, 2011
Allan James Westbury born September 12, 1924, passed away peacefully January 6, 2011.
Allan was born in Swift Current, SK. He served in the army in Italy, during the Second World War. Allan lived most of his life in Calgary as a union plumber. He was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Forest Lawn Branch 275 and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary dirty dozen. Allan enjoyed all sports, but most of all, dancing. He touched many lives with his generosity and smile. Allan maintained his wonderful sense of humour to the end.
Allan is survived by his wife Bertie; children Debby and Howard; grandchildren, Cynthia and Curtis, Vanessa and Dwight, Nykkol and Mariah; great-grandchildren; brothers Bud (June), and Art, as well as countless other family and friends whom were blessed to have known him.
Allan was predeceased by his first wife, Eveline; and brother William.
A Celebration of Allan’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca . The family would like to thank the Unit 49 nurses and doctors, of the Peter Lougheed Hospital, for there compassionate care during a very difficult time.
In living memory of Allan Westbury a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences