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ALLENBERGER – Friedhelm (Fred) “Roy”

December 10, 1943 – May 7, 2010

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Fred “Roy” Allenberger on Friday, May 7, 2010, at the age of 66 years. Born in Germany, he and his family immigrated to Canada in 1952. Roy was the cherished husband for forty-four years to Shirley; loving father to Lisa (Bill) Barry; and beloved “Bumpa” to his three granddaughters, Kayla, Sarah and Jadyn. He will also be greatly missed by his sister Ilse Latzel, sister-in-law Germa Allenberger, mother-in-law Pearl Stone, and all of his other brothers and sisters-in-law, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Roy was predeceased by his father Otto, mother Elisabeth and brother Wolfgang.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433. The family would like to thank Rockyview Hospital Unit 73 staff for the wonderful care provided. Special thanks to Dr. Ali and nurses Charles and Kristen.

In living memory of Roy Allenberger, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Carin Latzel :

    PSST!! Roy ………

    I know you’re still cheering on the Montreal Canadiens from heaven above. If I cheer hard from down here, I figure we’ll have all the bases covered.

    Sleep well my beloved Uncle …. and say hello to my Dad from all of us.

    Your Loving Niece, Carin.

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  2. Ruth Keatley Pelletier.Montreal, Qc :

    Dear Shirley

    My sincere condolences on the passing of your dear Roy. May the good memories of your years together help you through the tough times. Roy, rest now and we must cherish the thought you are no longer suffering. May God bless you and keep you and your family in the comfort of his loving arms.

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  3. Wayne and Karen McRae :

    We are sorry to hear about Roy’s death.

    We cannot imagine the pain of losing a spouse.

    We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

    May your memories help to sustain you at this sad time. Love Wayne and Karen

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  4. Darcy Johnstone :

    Shirley, Lisa and Family
    I was so sad to see the passing of your dad and husband. It has been a lot of years but the memories I have of him are fond ones.
    My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of loss.
    With Sympathy,
    Darcy Johnstone

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  5. Jason Macrae Julie & Rose :

    Uncle Roy, you will be missed greatly. I’ll miss your great big laugh and the way you would tease Grandma Stone. When I think back on all the times we spent together, the thing that defines you the most is how much you loved your family and spending time with us.

    Love Jason

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  6. Cheryl Demelker Aston :

    Hi Mrs. A. Sorry to hear about your loss. Your family was my second home growing up and I will never forget going to Kalispel Montana and Mr. A buying cowboy boots!!! I think of your family often and thank-you for all the great childhood memories. My heart goes out to you and Lisa.

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