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WADE, John “Jack” Melbourne

June 25, 1936 – Calgary, Alberta

August 16, 2022 – Airdrie, Alberta


Jack Wade, beloved husband of Adelia Wade (nee Crawford), of Airdrie, AB, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the age of 86 years.


Jack was born in Calgary, AB, on June 25, 1936. He grew up in the Dalroy/Lyalta area and built a home near Irricana in 1980. Jack graduated from Kathyrn School and went on to attend SAIT. Jack married Adelia Crawford in 1960 and together they had three children. He enjoyed his farming, carpentry, and other "tinkering" hobbies.


Jack is survived by his loving wife Adelia Wade, Lenore (Tim) Peers, Braeden (Kim) Peers, Kelsea Peers, Trent Peers, Melvyn (Pam) Wade, Jackson Wade, Edan Wade, Gabrielle Wade, Ross (Tricia) Wade, Josh Wade; sister Dora Blue, sister-in-law Konita (Stan) Stout, and several nieces and nephews.


A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022. Please refer to Jack’s obituary page at for service details.


The Wade family would like to personally thank the staff at the Airdrie Bethany Care Center for taking such good care of Jack during his stay.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson Association of Alberta, 120, 6835 Railway Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2V6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901,  or to the Irricana United Church Memorial Fund (,  “Life’s Celebrations”).



In living memory of Jack Wade, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Airdrie, 300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, AB T4B 3L8, Telephone: 403-948-1100.


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