McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

PARENTEAU, Dean Marc

PARENTEAU, Dean Marc
1950 – 2012

Dean Marc Parenteau of Calgary, Alberta, beloved father of Sean, Ken, and Danielle Parenteau, passed away on Monday, October 1st, 2012 at the age of 62 years at the Agape Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer.

Dean was born in Lac La Biche, Alberta on July 7th, 1950, but spent most of his childhood in the Drayton Valley area. It was there that he began a long and rewarding career with Continental Emsco, later named C/E Franklin, as an oilfield supplies salesman. In 1985, he relocated with his children to Calgary. He enjoyed playing and watching sports, excelling in darts winning numerous awards and accolades, including a silver medal in the Alberta Summer Olympics in early 1990s. He loved music and playing RPG computer games, and spent much of his time renovating and working on cars in his garage. His greatest love was his black 1989 Corvette.

Dean is survived by his children and their families, Suzanne Wilton and grandchildren Sam and Sydney; Lisa Parenteau and grandchildren Taylor, Alyssa, and Jacob; and grandchildren Nicolas and Josh; as well as his mother Pearl, brothers Morris and Melvin, and sisters Claudette, Charlotte, and Simone.

He was predeceased by his father, Samuel, and his brother Bernard.

A memorial service will take place Friday, October 5th at 2:00 p.m. at McINNIS AND HOLLOWAY Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 Memorial Drive NE Calgary. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If desired, a contribution can be made in his name to the Canadian Cancer Society.

In living memory of Dean Parenteau a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

Offer Condolence for the family of PARENTEAU, Dean Marc

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. So many wonderful memories of Dean. He was my coach and the father of a close friend. I spent so many days at his house enjoying baseball games and life. Thank you coach, you will be missed. God bless you and your family.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Sylvia Turner and family :

    Sean, Ken and Danielle, we were so sorry to hear of your Dads passing, we have many good memories of the times spent at the ball diamond, we are all thinking of you at this sad time. Our deepest sympathy to all.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. CE Franklin AR Team :

    Please accept our sincerest condolences. We enjoyed work with Dean and will miss him and his sense of humour. He will always remain in our hearts and thoughts.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Eldon and Patricia Bara :

    Extending deep and sincere sympathy to all the family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sorrowful time. God be with you.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. Mike Sprake & Stephanie Thomas :

    Sean and family,

    We’re very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. We hope you’ll find comfort in friends and family and sharing your memories of him. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  6. Christine Louie :

    Dear Sean and Family,

    I wanted to let you know I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care and God Bless.
    Christine Louie

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  7. Kim Davy nee Glover :

    My deepest sympathies. My thoughts and wishes are with you.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  8. Walter Chayka :

    My sincerest condolences to the family on the loss of Dean. I fondly recall his years of dedicated service to Continental-Emsco in the field and in Calgary headquarters. He was always good humoured and had a warm, winning smile.

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  9. Heather Rowe - Sentry Pumping Units :

    We would like to express our sincere condolences to the family. Dean was a familiar face to each of as we partnered together in business dealings. I will always remember his wonderful smile and that certain “sparkle” in his eyes. Our thoughts are with each of you, Sentry Pumping Units: Heather Rowe, Ron Dunville, Ron Parks, Shayne Reay

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence

*

In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *