About Us
Funeral Homes
Order Laminates
Place Obituary
Send Guest Book Tribute
Share a Life Story
Photo Gallery
Printer Friendly Page

HENRY HARPE (published on March 06, 2010)

HENRY HARPE Now at peace and pain free, Henry Harpe passed away on March 3rd, 2010 at the Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Irene, daughters Evelyn Lesperance, Doreen Carpenter (Terry), Edna (Wes) Eby, Donna (Sean) Manby; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, four brothers and four sisters. Henry was born on January 14, 1917 in Parry Sound, Ontario. He spent his childhood in Pikwitonei. He started working for the CNR in Wabowden where he met Irene. He enlisted at Lake Superior, Regiment 4th Division in August 1943. Henry was wounded in Germany in March, 1945 and was discharged in December. He continued his employment with the CNR following a transfer to the Pas in 1961. Henry was actively involved with the Royal Canadian Legion # 19, serving as president for one term and earning a lifetime membership from that branch. Following Henry's retirement in 1979, he and Irene moved to Winnipeg. Upon settling, Henry continued his activities with Royal Canadian Legion by joining the Transcona branch # 07. A funeral service in honour of Henry will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Green Acres Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Transcona Cemetery's Field of Honor. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to honour Henry's memory with a donation to The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, 280 Balderstone Road, Winnipeg, MB R4A 4A6. Our family wishes to express heartfelt and sincere thanks to all the staff at the Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg for their genuine care and compassion for our father. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery 1 Green Acres Lane, Springfield (204) 222-3241 Hwy #1 East inside the Perimeter at Winnipeg Condolences may be sent to:

Share Life Story
Send Tribute
Photo Gallery
Send Flowers
Funeral Homes
Order Laminate
View Stories
View Tributes