McInnis & Holloway
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In Memorial

February 27, 1984 – Red Deer, Alberta September 22, 2016 – Cochrane, Alberta With heavy hearts, we say goodbye to our beloved son, brother, boyfriend and friend who passed away suddenly at the age of 32. Born in Red Deer but living most of his life in Calgary, Brian seized every opportunity to live life to its fullest. Loyally employed with Continue reading

FERRIS, Sharon Patricia

In Memorial

June 11, 1948 – Winnipeg, Manitoba September 23, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Sharon Patricia Ferris, beloved wife of Doug Ferris of Calgary, AB, passed away on September 23, 2016 at the age of 68 years. Sharon and Karen were the first identical twin girls in North America to be saved by an Rh Blood factor transfusion at birth. Sharon grew up in Continue reading


In Memorial

February 9, 1943 - September 23, 2016 Chester Ptasinski beloved husband of Connie Ptasinski passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at the age of 73 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. CALGARY, AB TELEPHONE: 403-243-8200 Continue reading

SISSONS, Caryl Josephine (nee Wanner)


March 1, 1922 – Weyburn, Saskatchewan September 22, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Caryl Sissons of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the age of 94 years. Caryl was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan to Jacob and Genevieve (Geiger) Wanner. She was the last surviving child and third youngest of 14 siblings. Caryl moved to Calgary Continue reading

SNUKAL, Tannis

In Memorial

SEPTEMBER 23, 1918 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 Tannis passed away two hours before her 98th birthday. Tannis was born and lived most of her life in Winnipeg, moving to Calgary in 2004. She was predeceased by her parents Bill and Rose Leonoff, her husband Louis, her brother and sister-in-law Faye and Cyril Leonoff, her daughter-in-law Fran Snukal and her Continue reading

DICKINSON, Martin David


April 2, 1948 – Sheffield, UK September 21, 2016 – Calgary, AB Martin Dickinson, beloved husband of Donna Dickinson of Calgary, passed away after a ten month battle with brain cancer, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the age of 68 years. Martin is survived by his loving wife Donna, daughter Lisa, Paul and Dominic of Calgary, son David, Helen Continue reading

GEORGE, William Sanderson “Sandy”


August 8, 1936 – Moosomin, SK September 21, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Sandy George, our cherished, loved, and adored husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the age of 80 years. Sandy was born in Mossomin, SK, eldest son of Percy Sanderson and Allison Rhodena (Murphy) George. Schooled in Wapella, SK, Continue reading

COX, Marcel


December 5, 1928 – Waalwijk, Holland September 14, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Marcel passed away after a lengthy illness on September 14, 2016. He was born in Waalwijk, Holland and came to Canada in 1956. Marcel was a respected artist and potter at Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre. His pottery, paintings and other works of art are in homes around Continue reading

KERR, Frank Neil

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February 3, 1942 – Calgary, Alberta September 22, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Frank Neil Kerr beloved husband of Cheryl of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the age of 74 years. Frank is survived by his wife of 36 years Cheryl; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Ken and Carrie and their children, Brayden and Dylan; Rick and Continue reading

VEJPRAVA, Anthony “Roy”


May 15, 1927 – Blairmore, Alberta September 19, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roy Vejprava at the age of 89. Roy was born on May 15, 1927 in Blairmore, Alberta. Roy married Alice in 1950, and moved to Calgary in 1957 where he began his career in the oil-patch. He was an avid sportsman with a Continue reading