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HIGGIN, Peter David

June 29, 1948-Toronto, ON
August 26, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Peter, beloved husband of Shirley of Calgary, proud and loving father to his son Sean, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at the age of 65 years

Peter came to Calgary 35 years ago for a holiday but after meeting his future wife Shirley, he never left. He worked for several companies as a successful and reliable building operator and even though he was a very private man, he always was there to help and advise others. Peter was very passionate about his garden, and those that knew him knew that they could find him in his backyard, relaxing on his deck.

Peter is survived by his loving wife, Shirley (nee Doucette); son Sean of Calgary; mother Thea Eva of Toronto; half-brother Ron and his wife Engline Eva of Toronto; niece Jennifer Eva of Toronto; nephew Andrew Eva of Edmonton; along with numerous extended family in Calgary, Toronto, and PEI.

Peter was predeceased by his father David Higgin; and step-father John Eva.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Peter Higgin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Peter my friend, I will miss you. I am priviledged to have worked with you. All my love to Shirley and Sean. XO

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  2. Peter and Julie Hunt :

    It is with great sadness to hear of Peter’s passing. Peter may be gone but, he will never be forgotten. He was a true friend even when we lost touch over the years, we will always remember the good times we all had together and how kind and supportive Peter could be. With our deepest sympathy, please accept our sincere condolences.

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  3. Carol & Ron Carmichael :

    Shirley, Sean and family
    Our sincere sympathy in the death of your loved one Peter, we will keep you in our prayers and thoughts.
    Carol & Ron Carmichael

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  4. Darlene Farmer :

    Shirley our sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Dale and Darlene

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  5. Sylvia Warren :

    Shirley,

    Our thoughts are with you and your family at the loss of your husband Peter.

    Moe and Sylvia Warren

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