July 6, 1924 – Sault Ste Marie, ON
January 23, 2014 – Calgary, AB
John, beloved husband of Ruth Clara Wiber (nee Brault) of Calgary, passed away on January 23, 2014 at the age of 89 years.
John and his wife Ruth celebrated their 65 wedding anniversary on Dec 27, 2013. John served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from July 1942 until September 1945 as a flying officer in Canada and Europe. He worked as a geophysicist with Texaco Oil Exploration for 39 years and was active in coaching and promoting minor hockey and lacrosse in the community.
John is survived by his loving wife Ruth; daughter and son-in-law Janet (Guy) Pelletier of Montreal, QC; two sons and daughter-in-law Gregory John (Mary Ellen) of Philadelphia, Mark Russell of Calgary; six grandchildren Jean-Marc (Anne), Anne-Marie, John (Courtney), Kate, Serena and Benjamin; and two great grandchildren Jane and John. John was predeceased by two sisters Chris Hughes and Betty Hamel.
A Private Family Memorial will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded 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, www.heartandstroke.ca, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or the Carewest Sarcee Hospice at 3504 Sarcee Rd SW, Calgary AB T3E 2L3, Telephone: 403-686-8100. A special thanks to Dr. Brar and to the caring nursing staff at the Sarcee Hospice.
In living memory of John Wiber, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences