It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Don Hamlin, beloved husband of Mabel, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Don was born in Port Arthur, Ontario, and moved to Calgary in 1972. He was an avid sports fan, loved hockey (especially the Calgary Flames), baseball, and football. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #286.
Besides his loving wife of 31 years, Don will be lovingly remembered and missed by Larry (Karen) Larocque, Darlene (Albert) Windrem, and Wayne (Bonnie) Larocque. He is also survived by 13 brothers and sisters, numerous grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his parents, one sister and four brothers.
A Celebration of Don’s life will be held at Marlborough Community Hall (636 Marlborough Way NE, upper level) on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at the Agape Hospice, and the staff at the Tom Baker Center Unit 47 for their care and compassion. Very sincere thanks are also extended to Dr. Weinns and Dr. Naidoo. The family also wishes to acknowledge the Home Care Response Team, especially Henriette, for the excellent care they gave Don.
In living memory of Don Hamlin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences