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Allen – John Albert (Bert)

October 11, 1930 – January 27, 2011

Bert Allen beloved husband of Marj of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at the age of 80 years.

Bert had a passion for bridge, pool and golf. Bert is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Marj; his sons Brad, Bruce (Mona) and Garth; granddaughter Jenny (Greg) all of Calgary, and his sister Ruth (Ed) of Medicine Hat. Bert was predeceased by his daughter Laurie.

Funeral Services will be held at Southwood United Church (10690 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday January 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wish to thank the Staff of Unit 81 at the Foothills Medical Center and also to Sharon Holbrook of Home Care, for their loving care and attention. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca. or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Bert Allen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Sandy and John Buchanan :

    Our deepest sympathy Marj on Bert’s passing. We both worked with Bert at Pacific Pete and have fond memories.

    Sandy and John Buchanan.

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  2. Dear Marj:

    Today I read the obituary regarding Bert and I wanted to let you know that my thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Fifty five years creates many memories – keep the good ones in your heart.
    Phyllis Thurm

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  3. Helene LaCoste :

    Dear Marj,
    I was deeply saddened to read of Bert’s passing.
    We worked together over the years at both the Holy Cross & Rockyview.
    My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family today. Sincerely, Helene LaCoste

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  4. Dear Marj: Sincere sympathy to you and your family on hearing of Bert’s death.
    He had a long life and I know you will all miss him. Your memories will keep him close. I hope it helps to know that others have you in their hearts.
    Sincerely, Pat Hillcoff

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  5. Anne, I am so sorry to her of your husband’s passing.

    With sympathy,

    Wilda Pashak

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  6. Marge, I am sorry to hear of Bert’s passing. I always enjoyed his presence at the bridge table.

    Wilda Pashak

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