DOLEN, Norman John “Jack”

December 18, 1945 – October 31, 2019

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of Norman John “Jack” Dolen. Born December 18, 1945 in Calgary, AB. Jack was raised on a farm just outside of Cochrane. In his early years Jack always had a love of sports, from baseball to hockey; if there was a game, Jack was there.  He spent many years playing and coaching hockey. His love of the game was great.  Jack was a member of the PPCLI and an avid hunter. He is survived by his loving wife, Helen, of 30 years, and their 5 children, 8 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Please join us in celebrating Jack’s life at Weedon Hall (42041 Weedon Trail, Cochrane, AB T4C 0G9 – southwest corner of Highway 22 and Highway 567) on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, with tributes commencing at noon.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society (

Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Home, Florence (Flo) Simpson, Funeral Director. Ph: 403-932-1039.

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  1. On November 12, 2019 at 9:57 pm Dave and Patricia Buckler Said:

    We are so sorry to hear about Jack away to young may you find comfort in one another and know he loved life,Memories are so precious

  2. On November 19, 2019 at 7:40 pm Lorna Price Said:

    Deepest sympathies. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  3. On November 19, 2019 at 7:42 pm Mandy Proulx Said:

    Thinking of you at this time. He was a great man and uncle. He will be deeply missed.