JAQUES, Melvin Clarence
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1928 - 2012
Mel Jaques passed away peacefully on December 21, 2012 in Calgary. He will be dearly missed by daughters Debra (Bob) Nelson, Jo-Ann (Doug) Gaff, and Lana (Randy) Hodl; grandchildren Case and Julie Nelson, Jenna and Melissa Gaff, Jeff, Ryan and Karlee Hodl and great-granddaughter Gabrielle Gaff; sisters Liz Hendry, Tyne Sturrock, brother Kelly and many nieces and nephews. Mel was predeceased by his beloved wife Ollie in 2006, parents Clarence and Mary Jaques and siblings Stuart, Myrtle, Min, Edith, Russell, Gordon, and David. Mel was employed by CIBC for 40 years mainly in the Regina Regional Office until his retirement in 1988. He and Ollie were active members in the Regina Cosmopolitan Club for many years. Melvin volunteered for several organizations and enjoyed curling, golfing, and fishing. His greatest joy came from spending time with family and friends. The family thanks the caring staff at Bethany Harvest Hills and Dr. Eliason for their dedication and compassion. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Melvin's name may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary (#201 - 222 58 AVE. S.W. CALGARY, AB T2H 2S3) or a charity of choice. To forward condolences, please visit our website: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Crematorium, 1605-100 Street SE, Calgary, AB Tel: (403) 272-5555.
Published in The Calgary Herald on Dec. 24, 2012