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Brooker – Heather

June 4, 1954 – July 13, 2010

Heather, beloved wife of Robert for thirty-six years, of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at the age of 56 years.

Heather was born in Nova Scotia and then moved with her family to Calgary where she had a twenty plus year career at a Hotel in Motel Village. She had a passion for horses and gardening which were her stress relief. Many will remember Heather fondly for her love of dancing. Heather is survived by her husband Robert; son James; and mom Stella Chaisson of Courtenay, BC. She is also survived by her brothers, Dan and his wife Sharon, Doug and his wife Carol, all of Vancouver Island, Brian and his wife Tanis of Airdrie, AB, Colin and his wife Patty, Graham and Al, all of Calgary; mother-in-law Gwen Brooker of Edmonton and Barbados; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Heather was predeceased by her father Edward Chaisson; brother Chris Chaisson; and father-in-law William Brooker.

A celebration of Heather’s life will take place at a later date. 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 want to extend their gratitude to the doctors and nurses at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre .

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

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  1. Heather Sinclair :

    We are very sorry for your loss. Our condolences go out to you and your family during this time of sorrow.
    Heather

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  2. Diane Chaisson (Johnson) :

    My prayers and thoughts go out to Heather’s family and all my cousins, Heather’s brother’s and family, but mainly my Auntie Stella, thinking of you all , and God bless.
    Cousin Diane – Uncle Davey’s daughter in Halifax NS

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  3. Nancy Chaisson (English) :

    Our thought and prayers are with you Aunt Stella and Family during this time.

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  4. Krystie-Rae Lalonde :

    Robert, Jimmy and Family, words seem inadequate to express the sadness that you feel, although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

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  5. Pauline Schriver :

    After working closely with Heather for 9 years, it is a great loss. I send my condolences and sympathy to Robert and Jim and all her family

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  6. Zlata Trbojevic :

    Dear Robert, Jimmi and Family,
    We deeply sympathize with your loss.
    Heather will remain in our memories forever. Please accept our condolences.

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  7. Julie Mersereau :

    My prayers and thoughts go out to Heather’s family at this time. She was a amazing person. I was very lucky to work with her.

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  8. Barbara Schmitz Neiszner :

    Robert, James & family:
    I was so sad to learn of Heather’s passing.
    I haven’t seen you in some years but my
    thoughts are with you at this very sad time. My condolences to your entire family.
    Barbara Neiszner

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  9. Robert, Jimmy, and family,

    We wanted to send our condolences during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss.

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  10. Shawna Guy, Cathy Flanagan & Erica Goheen :

    Robert & Jim – we are very sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts are with you.

    Shawna, Cathy & Erica

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  11. Robert and James – She was very proud of both of you and her family!
    I had the privilege of working with Heather for nearly four years. No matter how busy Heather was during her day she always had time to help others and to stop by with a big smile just to see how my day was going. My condolences to your family – Lewis Shaw

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  12. Chris Sailer :

    I feel so sad about Heather, she was just too young to leave us. I hope yourself and Jimmy are fine and remember all the wonderful things and smile as that is what you want to hang onto.
    Love and sorrow both go out to you,
    Chris Sailer

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  13. norma mccoll foran :

    Deepest sympathy to all of Heathers family.She was much too young.Please forward this message to Dan Chaisson in Nanaimo. He has recently changed his phone number and I cannot get hold of him.

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  14. barbara anne hyder :

    Robert I loved Heather so much and cry all the time.

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