Joseph Finney

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  • "Dear Jim and Family, What a great loss. He was a super team..."
    - Fred and Waunetah Hucul
  • "Sid "Squid" will be missed...we will miss most dearly his..."
    - Lindsay
  • "Please pass along my sympathy to the Finney family and..."
    - Freddie Gardner
  • "Finney Family, Were sorry to here about your Dad.Owning the..."
    - janene Martin
  • "Although he never knew it, Sid was my first love! I was..."
    - Vi Knowles
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FINNEY _ Joseph Sidney May 1, 1929 - February 3, 2009 Sid Finney passed away on February 3, 2009 at the age of 79 years. He was born in Ireland and immigrated to Canada with his family at a very young age. He was heavily involved with many sports in his youth, leading to a career in professional hockey. He played in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks and in the Western League, many years with the Calgary Stampeders, with stops in St. Louis, Edmonton, Indianapolis and Portland. He concluded his playing career with the Senior League Drumheller Miners, and winning the Allan Cup. After his hockey career, he was self-employed for many years. Sid married Lois in September 1954 and they remained together until her passing in 2004. They resided in Calgary all their lives. Sid is survived by his three children: Doug (Laurie), Colleen (Tim) and Jane (Van); three grandchildren: Scott, Craig and Lindsay; his brother Jim, and his family, and many nieces and nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his wife Lois and his parents, James and Sarah Finney. At Sid's request, there will be no Funeral Service. Sid will be missed by all who knew him. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 (Telephone 403-264-5549). Special thanks to his close friends at his residence, and also to the doctors, nurses and staff of Units 81, 82, ICU and Unit 36 Special Services at the Foothills Hospital. To email expressions of sympathy: [email protected], subject heading: Sid Finney. HERITAGE FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel" Telephone: 403-299-0111.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, 2009
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