Angus William McInnis
April 15, 1933 - April 11, 2011
On April 11, 2011, Angus William Joseph McInnis was peacefully received by our Lord at 9:40 AM at the Campbell River Hospital, after a long history of heart related issues.
Angus is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Joan, daughters Karen Griffith-Cochrane, Kathleen McInnis, Kim Smith (Gordon), brother Jerry McInnis (Barb), sisters Jean Groulx, Mary Gibson (Brian), granddaughters Sorcha Griffith-Cochrane, Jessica Smith, grandson Christopher Smith, and many nieces and nephews.
Angus was born on April 15, 1933 in Crossroads Ohio, Antigonish, Nova Scotia and grew up in Geraldton, Ontario. He had a long career in mining and eventually retired from Westmin Resources in 1989. When not at work, Angus enjoyed his time golfing, fishing, hunting, gardening and camping with his family. Angus will be forever loved and will be greatly missed.
His family wishes to convey their sincerest thanks and appreciation for the excellent care Angus received from the Paramedics, Emergency Ward, Intensive Care Unit nurses, Palliative Care Nurses and Dr. DeBruin and Dr. Mahoney.
A service will be held for Angus at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (34 South Alder Street) on Tuesday, April 19th at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Angus’s memory may be directed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Campbell River Hospital Foundation.
“May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields and,
Until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.”
Island Funeral Services
Cremation and Reception Centre