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MORROW, John Alexander (Jack)

Posted By Obits On April 18, 2019 @ 9:00 AM In Chapel Of The Bells Obituaries,Obituary | 5 Comments

January 27, 1940 – Ottawa, Ontario
April 13, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Jack (John Alexander) Morrow, beloved husband of the late Sandy Morrow of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the age of 79 years.

Jack and his twin sister Elaine, were born in Ottawa, ON, on January 27, 1940. Jack loved his family deeply and was immensely proud of each and every one of them. His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren brought him joy. Jack loved seeing young people achieve and accomplish their goals, and felt that investing in one’s family was the greatest investment anyone could make.

Jack was the beloved Poppa to daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie Root (Scott), Lisa Goodwin (Tim), Dawna Morrow (Michael Seth) all of Calgary, AB; son, Sean Morrow of Calgary, AB; eleven grandchildren, Josh Goodwin (Candice), Felice Saunders, Brittany Moore (Jeremy), Amelia Morrow, Hudson Goodwin, Rebecca Root, Kean Goodwin, Emma Root, Naomi Goodwin, Erik Seth, Lucas Seth of Calgary, AB; and four great-grandchildren, Emeline and Sophy Saunders of Lac-la-Biche, AB and Spencer and Savannah Moore of Calgary, AB. Jack is also survived by his sister Elaine Carscadden and brother-in-law Eric Carscadden of Belleville, ON, as well as his nieces, cousins, and friends.

A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (18 Hidden Creek Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3A 6C5 [1]) on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3P 0N4 Telephone: 587-230-5500 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca [2]. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

In living memory of Jack Morrow, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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Condolence from Lynette Ager on April 18th, 2019 2:24 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I know your Poppa was deeply loved and will be missed. I pray much love and grace as you journey through your grief and as you love and support each other. I love you all so much. Many hugs and much love.

Condolence from Garey & Maggie Valcourt on April 18th, 2019 6:53 PM

So sorry for your loss. Jack was an amazing friend and neighbour for many years. He will be missed.

Condolence from Paul Carter on April 22nd, 2019 6:19 PM

Vivian and I are extremely saddened to learn of Jack’s passing. Jack was an impressive man, whom I knew through work interests for the past 35 years. He contributed to preserving bridges in this province by constructing more than 100 deck rehabilitations on bridges using specialized technology. He served as one of the early Presidents of ICRI and was always extremely innovative in his work. Jack was a very good man and he will be missed. I am very sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Martha Ponting on April 24th, 2019 3:39 PM

Jack was a man of strength and integrity; his girls, his pride and joy. We will miss his chuckle and the twinkle in his eye. We have wonderful memories to treasure and are thankful for his presence in our lives.

Condolence from Matt Root on April 24th, 2019 5:27 PM

Jack was a genuine character with an unforgettable spark of life and joy. I know he will be so deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

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