It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the sudden passing of WARNICK HAROLD JR., on March 6, 2021, at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, after he succumbed to lengthy injury that eventually took his life. Warnick is survived by his two daughters, Melanie Healy, Coralei Healy, Grandson, Myles Healy, lifelong friend Merna Joyce Crow Chief, and granddaughter, Courtney Elizabeth Healy. Warnick was raised at Headquarters on the Blood Reserve, his family relocated to Old Agency where he lived until his passing. In his younger years, Warnick was popularly known as a talented musician along with his band, who travelled and played at different venues; their band could often be heard practising from miles away. Aside from music, he was also known as a swift and skillfull hockey player, who played for many years with various hockey teams, received numerous trophys and while under the guidance of his father, also an avid hockey player, Harold Healy.
In his adult life, he attended SAIT and the Lethbridge college for his trades accreditation for plumbing and heating which he took great pride in his job while working for Stand-off Public Works, for nearly 25 years where he made many friends during that time. Aside from his, strong work ethics, independence, resourcefulness, Warnick was most proud of raising his teenage daughters Melanie and Coralei and different times throughout their teenage years, he would teach them both the strength of independence and the importance of education. Warnick will be dearly missed by all.
He is pre deceased by his parents Harold and Jean Healy (nee Soop) paternal grandparents: John and Louise Healy (nee Tallow); maternal grandparents: Dick and Beth Soop (nee Welch); Courtney Elizabeth Healy, Ryan Healy, Charmayne Scalplock, Ed and Francis Healy, Arthur and Josephine Soop, John Healy, Mary Pace, aunts and uncles from both sides of the Healy and Soop families; nephew Kevin Scout, Godparents Gerald and Irene Tailfeathers.
Special thanks to Foothills Hospital staff ICU floor 10 and Chinook Regional Hospital Staff at 3C.
A Viewing will be held at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Tuesday March 16 from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Please call and book a time for a visitation as only 20 people are permitted. Due to NEW Alberta Health regulations, Viewing will start on Monday at 4:00 pm and will close at 4:30 for a 30 minute sanitizing of the building then open again at 5:00. This will continue until 8:00 pm. The same procedure will be followed the morning of the service. The Family Service will be held on Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00 am. (Due to COVID-19 - A total of 20 people will be allowed into the service.) Interment to follow at One Spot Cemetery, Old Agency, AB To send a condolence or Watch the Funeral please visit www.legacyfuneralhome.ca.
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