It is with great sadness the family of John Kurian announce his passing at the age of 72.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 42 years, Marykutty; his 4 children, Shirley, Anil (Allyson), Sheila, and Shiney; grandchildren, Priya, Lucas, Noelle, and Ashton; as well as his nieces, cousins and extended family and friends.
John was predeceased by his parents and sister.
John was a respected lawyer, politician, human rights advocate, and a lifelong academic. He will always be remembered for his winning smile, leadership qualities and kindness to all he encountered.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm at Ellerslie Road Baptist Church (10603 Ellerslie Rd SW), with a viewing being held 1-hour prior at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Rosehill Cemetery (1605-141 St SW) and a reception held at the same church shortly thereafter.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in John’s memory to the Trinity Mar Thoma Church, 7120-98 Ave NW, Edmonton AB, T6A 0A7.