LARKIN, Henry M.

June 8, 1921 – December 12, 2011

Born in Montreal, June 8th, 1921, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre Cochrane, December 12, 2011. He enlisted in the Grenadier Guards Jan ’41 and while serving overseas was posted to Military Headquarters where he met his wife to be Violet (Gustman) of Claresholm who was serving with the C.W.A.C. They were married in Montreal, August 30th, 1946. Henry operated a Massey Ferguson/General Motors dealership at Delia, AB from 1952 t0 1967 and then was employed by the Alberta Government from 1967 to 1969. Henry has requested donations in his memory be made directly to the Canadian Legion Branch 264 Calgary in lieu of flowers. No funeral services has been requested.

  1. On 21/12/2011 at 2:35 pm Gordon Isaac Said:

    I’m sorry to hear of your dads passing. My dad always spoke highly of Henry. Their partnership at Delia was very successful and lasted far longer than most partners do and was based on honesty and respect for each other. If you get to Delia sometime please call. Gordon

  2. On 21/12/2011 at 10:43 pm Louise (Isaac) Arnott Said:

    Linda, Maureen, Ross and Tim,

    I was sorry to read of your dad’s passing. We were asking about him when we in Delia in November. It seems hard to believe that the Larkin and Isaac partnership ended over 40 years ago. They must have made a pretty good team- perhaps because they were such different personalities. I hadn’t realized how close in age your dad and my mom were- both born in 1921.

  3. On 02/01/2012 at 8:34 am Valley Ridge Family Physicians Said:

    Please accept our sincerest condolences on the recent passage of Henry. We had the pleasure of following him for many years as his family physician clinic. We will always remember his jokes and youthful enthusiasm. It was our pleasure to be involved in his medical care over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult of times.

    Dr. Stephen J. Morys and Staff of Valley Ridge Family Physicians

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