HAWES David S. Dec. 29, 1956 – Dec. 18, 2013
David (Dave) Spence Hawes, born in Kitimat, British Columbia passed away in Calgary, Alberta on Dec. 18, 2013 at the young age of 56. It is with loving thoughts and sad hearts that we say goodbye after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Dave was a loving father to Geoffrey and Trevor Hawes (mother Cindy Walsh) and Martii Minkkinen (mother Marita Minkkinen). Dave is survived by his mother Ruth, brothers John, Michael, and Peter and their families, and is predeceased by his father John. Dave was also embraced by his extended family, Sandy and Garry Bilinski, Alyson Bilinski (the daughter he never had), and Ashley, Steve and Christopher Patterson. A magnificent person, he will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends. At Dave’s request, there will be no Funeral Service; however, family and friends are welcome to join in a Celebration of Dave’s Life on Friday, Dec. 27th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bilinski home. To offer your condolences, please contact McInnis & Holloway by visiting www.mhfh.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson Society at 1-800-565-3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family wishes to gratefully thank the nurses, caregivers and doctors who supported Dave and also the staff at Southwood Hospice for their care and support.
In living memory of David Hawes, 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