February 2, 1931 – January 13, 2010
Donald Neil (Don) Boisvert beloved husband of Sandra Boisvert of Calgary, passed away after fighting a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at the age of 78 years.
Besides his loving wife Sandra, Don is survived by children, Gordon (Sharon), Nancy, Graham (Catherine), Bradley (Arlene) and Luanne Tkachuk (Eric); grandchildren, Shannon, Brandon, Justin, April, Andrew, Katie, Breanne, Jessica Cross, Conner and Morgan Tkachuk and Logan Ottas; great-grandson Ben Pigott; brothers, Edward and Robert Boisvert; sister Joanne Harkness; sister in-law Yvonne Boisvert; and numerous nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his father Laurier Boisvert; brother Jack Boisvert; brother-in-law Bill Harkness; and sister-in-law Vivian Boisvert. Don’s mother, Irene Boisvert passed away suddenly on January 14 at the age of 98 years, seventeen hours after Don’s passing.
Relatives and friends are invited to join in a Celebration of Life at Rea’s Restaurant (431- 41 Avenue N.E. Calgary) on Monday, January 18, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank Dr. Don Morris, Kim Nickel, Lori Mueller of the Tom Baker Centre and the doctors and nurses of Unit 46 in the Special Services Unit of Foothills Hospital. The kindness you showed to Don helped to make a difficult situation much easier to bear.
In living memory of Donald Boisvert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences