John W. Lovie Sr.

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of John Wayne Lovie, Sr., RCMP Ret. on April 24, 2013 at the age of 68. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Janice (nee Mahoney), of 45 years; his children: John Jr., Cindy, Alison and Vinod, and Lesley and Menzies; adoring Papa to his nine grandchildren: Jared, Josh, Hannah, Nolan, Erin, Dhalin, Tahj, Madilyn, and Karsyn. John is survived by his sisters, Nancy (Bruce) and Suzanne (Drew), his Aunt Marion, and extended family throughout Canada and the United States. He was predeceased by his parents, Harvey and Doris. Special thanks to Dr. Chris Venner and Dr. David Candler, and the wonderful staff on Units 30 & 31 at the Cross Cancer Institute. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Glenwood Funeral Home, South of Wye Road on Range Road 232, Sherwood Park, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Cross Cancer Institute, c/o Amyloidosis Research, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5G 6Z2. And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years. To send condolences or to share a memory, tribute or photo, please visit

Published in Waltham News Tribune from May 3 to May 10, 2013