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COOK, Dennis Brian

April 17, 1943 – January 18, 2012

Dennis Brian Cook much loved husband and best friend of Marie and treasured Dad to Brian and David (Nini), passed away at Southwood Hospice after a brief struggle with cancer on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the age of 68 years.

Dennis will be remembered as a fun-loving person with a compassionate spirit and kind heart. He will be missed by his loving twin brother Doug (Anna-Marie) and his family; brother Stan (Pat) and his family; sister Pearl and her family’ as well as a large extended family of in-laws, Herman (Linda), Al (Edna), John (Evelyn), Olga (Joe); and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Emma and Philip; sister June; niece Linda; and Marie’s parents (Oma and Opa); and brothers and sisters-in-law.

“A heart of gold stopped beating
Hard working hands at rest
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the best.”

A Celebration of Dennis’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff of Southwood Hospice, and everyone who supported them through this difficult time.

In living memory of Dennis Cook, 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. Denise Boutet & John Lustig :

    So very sorry to hear of your husband and Dad. Our prayers and thoughts are with you always. Keep the great memories of him in your hearts and may he watch over you until you meet again.

    John and Denise

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  2. Dear Marie, Brian and David
    Deepest sympathy to you and your family in your deep loss of a treasured husband and dad. I admired your devoted love and care for your husband and your father. I lost my dad 7 years ago Jan. 13 his funeral was on Jan. 18. He was only 69 so younger too. so understand what it is to lose a father..Heartfelt Sympathy to you all…Denise Thune
    from Southwood Hospice Care Giver RCA

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  3. Debbie Cunningham :

    Dear Brian, Marie and David,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this incredibly difficult time.

    My Deepest Sympathies

    Debbie Cunningham

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  4. Grant, Cheryl, Sydney & Sam :

    Marie, Brian & David,

    What a pleasure it was to get to know Dennis over the past 13 years. He always had a smile, a wave or a kind word to share with our family. We are truly blessed to count him as both our neighbor and our friend. Please know that our prayers are with you all.

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  5. Bev & Pat Hanses :

    Our thoughts are with you and our prayers for strenth to get you through this time of loss.

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