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HANDS – Ronald “Ron” Alan

November 19, 1932 – April 15, 2010

Ronald “Ron” Alan Hands beloved husband of Helen of Calgary, passed away surrounded by his three children on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at the age of 77 years.

Ron was born and raised in Drumheller. He worked in the oil field for thirty-seven years in Canada, Africa, and South America. He spent his later years biking, wood-working, helping his neighbours, and having fun. His laughter and his gentle spirit will be greatly missed by all of us.

Besides his loving wife of fifty-three years, Helen, Ron is also survived by daughter Pam; sons, Tom and Ron; grandchildren, Christopher, Cameron, Troy, Megan, and Nicholas; and many other extended family members.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, April 19, 2010 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Ronald Hands, 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. ROBERTA AND WOODIE BEUG :

    DEAR HELEN AND FAMILY

    WE ARE VERY SADDEN BY THE NEWS OF RON’S PASSING. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. WE WERE ALWAYS HAPPY TO SEE RON. HE ALWAYS GREETED YOU WITH A BIG SMILE AND A HAPPY FACE. A GREAT GUY.

    OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL.

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  2. Dorothy & Garry Hall :

    Dear Helen and family

    We were sadden to hear of Ron’s passing. He will be greatly missed by all of you.

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of need. May Jesus’ loving hands surround you with his love and that you find comfort in Him.

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  3. Mike Matonovich :

    Dear Helen

    It was very sad to hear of Ron’s passing. My thoughts will be with you
    and your family during this difficult
    time.

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  4. I don’t believe that we’re related, but I am sorry to hear of Ron and Toms’ Dads’ passing nonetheless.

    I attended St. Cyril for Jr. High and got to know the brothers somewhat; they were good people; I suspect their Dad had a lot to do with that.

    Condolences.

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