Mr. Thomas James Dolan
of Bashaw, Alberta passed
away on Feb 14, 2011 in St.
Mary’s Hospital in Camrose,
Alberta after a courageous
battle with cancer at the age
of 58 years.
Born in McLennan, Alberta on April 19, 1952, Tom’s family
moved to Golden B.C. in 1962, where Tom went to school
and worked as a journey man. This is where he met the love
of his life Annette and married in 1972. This is also where
they had their two children Rod and Greg. Tom enlisted on
June 1st 1980 with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and
graduated from Depot in Regina on December 5, 1980. Tom
was stationed in Westlock, Rimbey, Pincher Creek and Bashaw,
where he retired from the force in 2001. Tom also served as an
RCMP United Nations peacekeeper in Bosnia from November
1994 until June of 1995.
Predeceased by his father James, Tom is survived by his loving
bride Annette of Bashaw, two sons; Rodney (Sandy) Dolan
of Gull Lake, Alberta, Greg Dolan (Julie, Courtney, Joshua
Dykeman) of Tees, and four grandchildren; Justin, Shealee,
Mackenzie, and Carter. Tom also leaves to mourn his mother
Erica Dolan of Bashaw and three sisters; Patricia Dolan
of Winnipeg, Evelyn (Henry) Russell of High River, Alberta
and Sandy (Danny) Munroe of Princeton, British Columbia,
numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Tom loved hunting, fishing, camping, golf and carpentry .
He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends but
cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren. They were
the Apples of his eye.
A Celebration of Tom’s life will be held from the Bashaw
Community Centre on Wednesday February 23, 2011 at 2:00
PM with Mr. Don McFadyen officiating.
If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the
Bashaw District Support Services for Palliative Care .
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading (DOLAN).
Wilson’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium serving Central Alberta with locations in Rimbey and Lacombe in charge of the
arrangements. Phone: (403) 843-3388 or (403) 782-3366.
“A Caring Family, Caring For Families”