Albert Wilson of Calgary passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at the age of 83 years. He was predeceased by his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Alice Margaret Wilson in 2004.
Albert was born in Dundas, ON. He served with the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII on a minesweeper in the English Channel. Following the war he moved to Alberta, where he obtained his first class Steam Engineering Degree and was employed with the Provincial Government. Albert was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all his family.
Albert will be remembered by his two daughters, Carol (Scott) McKay of Hanna and Lorraine McIntyre of Calgary; his grandchildren, Bryan (Stacy) McKay, Debbie (Justin) McMillin, Ward McKay, Christie McIntyre and Allison McIntyre; and great-grandchildren, Sydney and Spencer McMillin. He is also survived by his two sisters, Fran (Alex) Starkes and Maxine Stonehouse; two brothers Bob (Ann) Wilson and Ted (Dianne) Wilson all of Ontario. Albert was predeceased by his brother-in-law Harvey Stonehouse and his sister-in-law Judy Wilson.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. The family would like to thank the staff at Chinook Hospice for their compassionate care.
In living memory of Albert Wilson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences