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Gendron, Marcel Donald

Marcel Donald Gendron of Calgary passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at the age of 50 years.

Marcel was born on June 11, 1958 in Halifax, NS. He worked as a taxi driver beginning in Sackville, before moving on to the Yellow Cab in Halifax, and finally with Casino Taxi. During his career as a taxi driver, he worked with Hilchies Septic Services for twelve years. Marcel was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion for fifteen years, holding positions of Sports Officer and Building Security during that time. He also enjoyed playing darts and cards, fishing, and crokinole nights with the boys. Marcel could fix anything anyone asked him to.

Marcel will be sadly missed by his loving wife June; sister Ingrid (Lloyd) of Sackville; brothers Vince (Paulette) of Bridgewater, Robert (Ann) of Beaverbank and Shawn of Sackville; nieces Lisa (John) of Saint John, Denice of Calgary, and Kirby (Robi) of Bridgewater; great-niece Ceileigh of Saint John; uncle Donald of Pictou; and aunt Lorraine of Edmonton. Father and mother-in-law; Ed and Doreen Martin of Kitimat, brothers-in-law, Tim(Trisha) and Kevin as well as numerous friends in Halifax and Calgary.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Monday, May 4, 2009 at 7:00 p.m and in Halifax at a later date. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Suite 400, 320 – 23 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 0J2 Telephone: (403) 228-3857.

In living memory of Marcel Gendron, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.

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  1. Mark Lusher :

    I last saw Marcel in the early 1990’s. I hadn’t seen him for over twenty years at that time. I have fond memories of a childhood with Marcel, his older brother Robert, and his older brother Vincent. I miss those days. I remember you all and I am so sorry about Marcel leaving us so early.


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