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KOSAR, Donald Brian

March 1, 1953 – Canora, SK
February 26, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Don Kosar beloved spouse of Stevie Deborah Cornforth of Calgary and devoted father of Halee Morgan Kosar of Kenora, ON passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the age of 60.

He will be lovingly remembered by his mother Amelia (Emily) Kosar and was predeceased by his father, Henry Kosar. Don was fortunate to come from a close family and will be deeply missed by his siblings Leslie Kosar, Cynthia Kachur (Randy Kachur) and Brenda Laszlo (Ron Rogalsky).

Don was an extremely proud uncle of his nieces and nephews Courtney Kachur (Steve Will), Liddy Hilderman (Craig Hilderman), Logan Kachur, Joseph Laszlo and Maya Pozinak. Don had a full and active life before he passed away much too soon. He enjoyed a 37 year career with CP Rail. The greatest joy of Don’s life was being a father to Halee.

A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Don’s name may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Don Kosar, 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. Laurie Gaudry :

    My condolences to the family. Family and friends will give you the strength to deal with Don’s passing. Keep them close to your heart. Friend of Brenda and Ron. Laurie Gaudry

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  2. Roxane Burym :

    I am so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I have fond childhood memories of him at baba’s house. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Sending hugs to each one of you.
    Love Roxane

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  3. Kelly & Andrea Friess :

    So very sorry to hear of Don’s passing. Rest in peace Don.

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  4. kathy lucyk :

    I knew Don for many years and I am saddened by hearing of his passing. My love, strength, and prayers goes to his family during this time of need. Rest in peace my friend

    Kathy Lucyk and family

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  5. Todd & Liz Stretch :

    We are very saddened to hear of Don’s passing and express our sincere heartfelt condolences.

    Todd and Liz Stretch

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  6. James, Jason,Shauna and Donna :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Don was such a great guy and will be missed by all. Please keep us in mind if you need anything.

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  7. Isabella Pino :

    Stevie…..my thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

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  8. Kent & Yvonne Greenlees :

    Stevie,

    We are so sorry to hear about Don. May you find comfort and strength in the days to come ~ sharing good memories and stories with support of family and friends. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

    Kent & Yvonne Greenlees

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  9. Phyllis Dunphy :

    Stevie, I was shocked and saddened to hear of Don’s passing. I know what you are going through right now and you have my deepest sympathy. We will get together when I get back from Florida.

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  10. Carolyn & Gerard Bosch :

    Stevie,
    We are so very sorry to hear of this sudden loss! Our prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Carolyn & Gerard Bosch

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  11. Stevie,
    There are no words that can truly ease the pain of a sudden loss like this…but if caring thoughts can help, they are with you there right now.
    With heartfelt sympathy.
    Rest in peace Don.

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  12. I just learned of Don’s passing, my deepest Condolences. He was a great co-worker and one who I considered a friend. He will be missed very much.

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  13. Old School Friends from Canora, Sask :

    It is with great sorrow that we heard of the passing of our old school mate and former friend from Canora, Saskatchewan. We would like to express our sincere condolences to his family and friends at this time of great sorrow. Don will be remembered as a kind and gentle person who was taken away much too early in life. May he rest in peace.

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  14. So sad to hear of Don’s passing today. It’s been many, many years since I last saw him but the mention of his name brought back some great memories from high school and the first couple years in Calgary! My condolences to Stevie, Halee and to his siblings Les, Cynthia and Brenda. You all should be very proud…he was a Great Guy!!!

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  15. Linda Kopec :

    Hi Aunty Emily,
    I just heard about Donald. My condolences to you and your family.
    Linda Kopec

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