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 www.mcinnisandholloway.com. 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 email@example.com. 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences