Thomas Dolan

Thomas Dolan

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

wfch@telusplanet.net 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”


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