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John Sinnott

August 2, 1931 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


John Henry Sinnott of Pincher Creek, beloved husband of the late Alice Sinnott, passed away on August 12, 2023, at the age of 92 years.

He is survived by his stepdaughter Barbara (Barry) Snow, stepsons Dan (Betty) Cleland, and Neil (Corinne) Cleland, 10 grandchildren,11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

Besides his loving wife Alice, John was predeceased by his parents Edward and Bessie Sinnott, and siblings: Ernie Sinnott, Olive Gerard, and Annie Sorge, and his stepson Murray Cleland.

John was born and raised in the Pincher Creek area. After graduation he went to Olds College where he was the Valedictorian of his graduating class. After that he farmed and then owned the Massey Ferguson Dealership. John also played with a local dance band in the Pincher Creek, Twin Butte and Beaver Mines areas, as well as other Southern Alberta towns. He loved listening to Daniel O’Donnell sing, and to The Emeralds dance band.

In 1982 he married Alice Cleland in Pincher Creek and they moved to Lundbreck and bought the confectionary and gas bar they ran for many years. John and Alice travelled to many interesting places together, having many adventures. He was also instrumental in the building of the Lundbreck Seniors’ Center and the Serenity Park at Crestview Lodge in Pincher Creek.


A Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 18, 2023, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Pincher Creek, AB, with Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Pincher Creek, followed by a Reception at the Windsor Heritage Drop-In Center, Lundbreck, AB. 


Donations in John’s memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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Funeral Mass
August 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Michael's Catholic Church
958 Christie Ave
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0

Graveside Service
August 18, 2023

12:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0

August 18, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Windsor Heritage Drop-In Center
100 Breckenridge Ave, Lundbreck, AB.
Lundbreck, AB T0K 1H0


Canadian Diabetes Association
220, 6223 2nd Street SE, Calgary AB T2H 1J5


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