Michael Kosack

Obituary of Michael Lorne Kosack

December 17, 1939 – Selkirk, Manitoba

February 19, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Michael Lorne Kosack of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024, at the South Health Campus in Calgary, AB, at the age of 84 years, after a long and hard-fought battle with heart issues.


Lorne is survived by his long-time love of his life, dancing partner, and traveling companion, Judy Gerard of Calgary, AB, son Aaron Kosack, daughter-in-law Tracy Kosack, granddaughters Abby Kosack and Jenna Kosack, all of Calgary, AB; son Mike Kosack of Mackay, Queensland, Australia, sisters Sylvia Sweetland (Bob) of Winnipeg, MB, and Charlene Dusyk of Regina, SK; and his brother Garry Kosack of Calgary, AB. Lorne is also survived by many nephews, nieces, cousins, and plenty of good friends. He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Olga Kosack; sister Sharon Kosack, and brother-in-law Gordon Dusyk.


The family would like to thank all the healthcare professionals at Unit 68 at South Health Campus Calgary for their great care.


Funeral Services will be held at St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church (404 Meredith Road N.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Church Hall.


Lorne loved animals, big and small. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society, 4455 110 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2C 2T7 Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca; the Meow Foundation, 35 Skyline Crescent NE, Calgary, AB T2K 5X2, Telephone: (403) 230-6033, www.meowfoundation.com, or an animal charity of your choice.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Lorne’s family here.


In living memory of Michael Lorne Kosack, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.


Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, February 26, 2024
St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church
404 Meredith Road N.E.
Calgary , Alberta, Canada
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