John Henry Walsh - August 30

John Henry Walsh – August 30, 1926 – December 22, 2016

Obituary for John Henry Walsh
WALSH, John Henry August 30, 1926, Sherbrooke, QC – December 22, 2016, Calgary, AB
Beloved husband of Yolande Mayer. Educated at St. Patrick’s High School, Sherbrooke and a BA from Loyola College Montreal 1948. Served in Canadian Navy from 1944-45. John was employed with Royal Insurance Co. 1950-62. A founding member and President of Westmount Life. Also President of United Investment Life, Family Life, Northern Life, Sovereign Life, Sovereign General Insurance and Panorama Ski Hill. Past Director of Canadian Life and Health Association. John was on the Calgary Public Library Board for six years, including two years as Chairman, during which time he opened three libraries, including Fish Creek Library. He was the Past President of Canadian Club of Calgary, Director of British Columbia Insurance Co., Calgary Better Business Bureau & Foothills Brass Quintet; a life member of Calgary Chamber of Commerce and active at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. John is also survived by three children and their spouses, Deacon John and Melody (Antoniak), Louise and Gregory Patchell, Elizabeth and Brent Faas; 12 grandchildren; Kyla Pawlyk, Vanessa & Steven LaBerge, Shaunda, Kayla, & Meaghan Walsh, Joseph Michaluk; Cody, Kyle & Kathleen Patchell, Kathryn & Stephanie Faas, Katrina Schillaci and her mother Cindy (McIvor); great grandchildren, Adya Pawlyk, Evan & Cole La Berge. Also survived by sisters Doreen in Toronto, and Elizabeth Willcock in Winnipeg, and her dear children, and many very special friends. Predeceased by father Terence and mother Mary Irene Wolfe, brothers Rev. Thomas, Rev. Terence SJ of Toronto, Padrick and Emmet. John’s corneas were donated. We are very thankful for the great care from Physicians, Surgeons, Health care and Home Care that John received over the years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24 St SW, Calgary) on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 11:00 am. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to charity of choice.
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Funeral Mass
JAN 3.
10:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
10827 – 24 Street S.W.
Calgary, AB, CA, T2W 2Z2
www.holyspiritcalgary.com

Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Henry Walsh – August 30, 1926 – December 22, 2016.source

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