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GILBERT, Barry James

December 24, 1965- Calgary, AB
November 2, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Barry Gilbert passed away after an extremely courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the age of 47 years.

Barry was highly intelligent, deeply spiritual, and a warm, caring person with a terrific sense of humor. He was loved by all who knew him. He was a gifted athlete who excelled at Hockey, Basketball, Football, and Track and Field. He continued to enjoy sports throughout his life, especially Football and Hockey. He especially loved the Boston Bruins.

Barry’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to all the family and friends who showed so much support for Barry in his last days.

Barry is survived by his daughter Emily Gilbert; sisters Joanne and Ellen; and his brother Thomas. He was predeceased by his parents Patricia C. and Gordon James (Jim) Gilbert.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Barry Gilbert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200

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  1. Joanne, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. I know you will miss your brother dearly so I hope cherished memories of Barry will help comfort you. Love Sandy

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  2. Jack and Jackie Smith :

    Tom, we are sorry to hear of the passing of your brother Barry. We want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We often think of you and are grateful for the way you influenced our lives and our children. God Bless.

    The Smith Family

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  3. Ken and Carolyn Cheryba :

    Dear Tom and Family
    We are so sorry to hear of Barry’s death. We’re sure you will miss him. May God be with you now and always.
    Love, Ken and Carolyn Cheryba

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  4. George and Joyce Huber :

    Dear Joanne, Ellen and Tom and Families

    Our deepest condolences to you with the passing of your dear brother Barry, May his soul rest in peace.
    We are so sorry that we did not know of his passing and did not attend his service.
    All our love and prayers
    George and Joyce Huber and family

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  5. Bill and Connie Fowle & Family :

    Dear Joanne, Ellen and Tom and family,
    Please accept our sincerest sympathy on the recent passing of your brother Barry. Our family remembers with fondness your dear brother. He was a very nice young man. We will always remember him. Barry is in a better place now, with the arms of his Mother and Father around him. May God Bless you and comfort you.
    Your friends, Bill. Connie, Jim and John Fowle and Family

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  6. Dear Ellen, Joanne and Tom:

    I was saddened to recently learn of Barry’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    With deepest sympathies,
    Glenn Huber & Family

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