It is with heavy hearts we announce John Booth, 77, passed away peacefully at home in Edmonton, AB at 10:55pm on April 8th 2016 following a long battle with cancer.
John left behind his wife of 36 years, Blenya McGinnity-Booth–semicolon– children, Carmel, Sean, Blenya, and John Paul–semicolon– grandchildren, Devon, Tezohn, Chad, and Douglas–semicolon– brother, Paul in Manchester.
He was predeceased by his parents, Paul and Mary–semicolon– brother, Robert and sister, Mary.
John spent his life serving the public, in the Royal Air Force, as a fire inspector, as president of the AUPE, as a candidate for the New Democratic Party, and as President of Tralee Residential Services.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hope Mission.