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Political Passages: Our tributes to parliamentarians who have passed away

Political Passages - Jim Jordan

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing, on September 18, 2012, of former Liberal MP Jim Jordan.  His obituary is available here.  A wake will be held Thursday, September 20, 2012 and the funeral will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  Our condolences to his friends and family.

Political Passages - Hon. Herbert Sparrow

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of the Hon. Herbert Sparrow, a distinguished former Senator from Saskatchewan.  His obituary is available here
 

Political Passages - Pat Mahoney

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of the Hon. Patrick Mahoney, a former Member of Parliament for Calgary.  The Calgary Herald published this article about Pat's life and achievements.  
 

Political Passages - The Hon. Fred Dickson

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of the Hon. Fred Dickson, Senator, on February 9, 2012.  iPolitics published this tribute to Senator Dickson

Political Passages - Don Blenkarn

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of our colleague, former MP Don Blenkarn.  This tribute was published online to Don.  

Political Passages - Scott Fennell

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague Scott Fennell, a former Progressive Conservative MP and Chief Government Whip, on January 27, 2012.  His obituary is available here.
 

Political Passages - Jean Pigott

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing, on January 10, 2012, of former MP Jean Pigott.  The Ottawa Citizen published this touching tribute to Jean, and her lifelong commitment to public service.
 

Political Passages - Dr. John Robert Holmes

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing, on December 29, 2011, of former MP Dr. John Robert Holmes, who represented the riding of Lambton--Kent, Ontario from 1972 to 1980.  His obituary was published in The Star Telegram and is available here

Political Passages - John Evans Knowles

It is with great sadness that we learned about the recent passing of John "Evans" Knowles, a former MP who was very active in his riding, on December 19, 2011.  The Brantford Expositor published this tribute to Evans

Political Passages - Jean Boucher

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing on December 18, 2011 of former MP Jean Boucher, who represented the riding of Châteauguay--Huntingdon--Laprairie, Quebec from 1953 to 1958 and from 1962 to 1963.  The funeral announcement is available here and messages of condolence can also be left for the family.  

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