It is with great sadness that the family of W. Neil Barnes announces his passing at the age of 85 years.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 53 years, Rosemarie–semicolon– children: Nancy, Sheilah (Gord), Gillian, and Kathleen (Ed)–semicolon– his most beloved grandchildren: Jack and Kate–semicolon– brother David–semicolon– as well as numerous nieces nephews relatives and friends.
Neil was born in Edmonton, received his BSc at the University of Alberta, and began his career at Chemcell. He met and married the love of his life, Rosemarie and they were together for the next 53 years. They loved to travel together and their retirement years were enjoyed golfing, gardening and travelling.
A Memorial Service will be held at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 114 St., Edmonton, AB on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to The Caritas Hospital Foundation, Edmonton General 4Y or to the Lung Association (Alberta).