Walter Joseph White of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at the age of 84 years.
Walter was born on March 14, 1921 in Grand_mere, QC and raised there as well. In his early years his position as a RCAF Mechanic took him all across Canada. He loved hockey and was an avid fan of the Montreal Canadiens and his beloved Calgary Flames. Walter was a huge collector of Flames memorabilia. He also enjoyed planting trees, flowers and portrait painting. Walter’s family was everything to him; he loved spending time with them.
Walter is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and John Sadler, Jocelyne and Anselm Busslinger, all of Calgary; and four grandchildren, Shawna, Marjolen and Eric, all of Calgary, and Joleen of Vancouver, BC. He is also survived by a sister Cora-Katherine Trussart of Grand_mere, QC; his sisters-in-law, Isabel Cunningham, Connie Frigon and Gysele Deschenes; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jiggs and Stella Saumier. Walter was predeceased by his loving wife of fifty-five years Loretta.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, April 4, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Poppy Fund, 109, 315 – 10 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0W2 Telephone: (403) 265-6304. A special thank you to the Southwood Care Centre, Evergreen and Bonavista Units for their care and compassion.
In living memory of Wally White, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences