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ALLARD, Bernard Lyle

June 10, 1946 – Bengough, SK
November 14, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Bernie, beloved husband of Carmel of Calgary, passed away on Thursday November 14, 2013 at the age of 67 years.

Bernie is remembered as a humble, kind and gentle human being who cherished his family and gave freely of his knowledge and abilities to all who asked. His quiet patient advice was always given with the very best of intentions and greatly appreciated. He loved to have people around to share stories and good times with. All who knew Bernie now live in a smaller world without him. Bernie had a genuine love for all kids, especially his children.

He is survived by his wife, Carmel; children, Lyle, Lara and David and Shannon; his sister, Ileene; brother, Allan (Anne); nieces, Lee Anne, Jennifer and Michelle; nephews, Michael, Miles and Bari; sister-in-law Pat (Gordon); and brother-in-law, Don (Norma). He was predeceased by parents, Evelyn and George and his beloved older brother, David.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Bernie’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 , www.diabetes.ca or the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. The family wish to thank all of those who will celebrate his life with them.

In living memory of Bernie Allard, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Carmel and family
    I am so sorry to hearing of the passing of Bernie. Please know that our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

    Karen and family

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  2. Mr & Mrs Steve Verdi :

    Dear Carmel and family.
    We are deeply saddened to for you and your family at the passing of Bernie. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of heartache.
    Sue and Steve

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  3. I’m so sorry Carmel. My heart is aching for you and your family. Be gentle with yourselves.

    Lisa

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  4. Dear Carmel and family,
    I was very saddened to hear about Bernies passing. I had the pleasure of working with and getting to know Bernie over the last ten years. He was a hardworking talented tradesman. And a real great guy to be around. My thoughts are with your family at this sad time.
    Don LeMay

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  5. Barb Yeo & Rob Stevens :

    Dear Carmel & family.
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

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