Harry Vermeulen

Obituary of Harry Ronald Vermeulen


January 19, 1949 – July 26, 2022

Calgary, Alberta


Harry Vermeulen passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the age of 73 years.


Harry was born in Winnipeg, MB, on January 6, 1949, and lived there the majority of his life. He moved to Calgary, AB, after the passing of his wife in order to be closer to family. He enjoyed a successful career with GardaWorld at Great West Life. He retired in 2009, with his last day being celebrated by a wonderful party hosted by Great West Life. Harry’s retirement days consisted of socializing, travel, volunteering, puzzles, and computer games. Harry married the love of his life Jan in the Spring of 1994. The following eighteen years were the happiest times of his life. Sadly, Jan passed away in 2012, but she remained the love of Harry’s life till his last breath.


Harry is survived by his loving brother David (Diane), and his oldest brother Joe (Kathy). He also leaves to mourn his memory a large family of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, Mavis, and Cornelis of Winnipeg, MB.


A Private Celebration of Harry’s Life will be held with immediate family only. Condolences, memories and photos can also be shared and viewed here. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.


In living memory of Harry Vermeulen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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