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PARKER –Reg

July 9, 1954 – June 29, 2010

Reg Parker, beloved husband of Elizabeth (Liz), passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at the age of 55 years.

Reg was born to Suzette and Preston Parker in Lac La Biche, AB and was raised in the community of Rich Lake. He moved to Edmonton and then on to Sherwood Park where he began a long career in Real Estate. In 1996 Reg and his family relocated to Cochrane where he continued as a Real Estate Broker and opened his own Real Estate Company. Reg was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time with friends and family camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, skiing and snowmobiling or just sitting by the fire. Reg will be remembered for his sense of humour, commitment to community organizations, straightforward guileless attitude, and devotion to his family.

Besides his loving wife Liz, Reg is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Michelle and her husband Gregg Wright of Kamloops and Ashley Parker of Cochrane, AB; granddaughter Alexis; his mom Suzette Parker; brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Deana of Rochester, AB; and sister and brother-in-law Sheila and Jordan Johnston of Fort McMurray, AB. He was predeceased by his father Preston and son Leigh in 1983. He will also be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews, friends and extended family.

Funeral Services will be held at Cochrane RancheHouse (101 RancheHouse Road, Cochrane, AB) on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Cochrane Cemetery. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. . If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Cochrane Lions Club (P.O. Box 640, Cochrane AB T4C 1A8 Telephone: 403-932-2977). A special thank you to Shelly and Lorna from Unit 111 at the Foothills Medical Center for the compassion and care shown to our family.

In living memory of Reg Parker, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.

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  1. Carol Byler :

    Liz and Ashley, we were so sorry to hear about Reg. Our warmest thoughts are with you.

    Carol and Julie Byler

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  2. Dale Gardner :

    I know you’re going to a better place old friend, but this happened way to soon. I will always remember our 35 year relationship in Real Estate and pray for Liz and your girls that they will always remember the good times. Dale Gardner, Huzil Realty, Sherwood Park AB

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  3. Cathy Tully :

    Liz; Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
    Cathy

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  4. Michelle Satchwell(from Dr. Sawka's office) :

    Liz & Ashley, my thoughts and prayers are with you both, may you find a smile in your many memories. Reg was one of my favorite patients in our dental office and when I think of him, a smile will come to my lips.
    God Bless you both.

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  5. Deb Cromwell :

    Kit & I are thinking about you during this difficult time Liz. We are so sorry.

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  6. Bill Phipps :

    Dear Liz, I left a phone message last week, and tomorrow particularly you and the family will be in my prayers. I remember many laughs and good times with Reg.
    I trust you will have a good celebration of his life. I will be thinking of you.
    Please take care of yourself.
    Peace, Bill

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  7. Anthony,Loralee,& Cameron Smith :

    The Smith faimaly wants to convey our deepest sympathy to the Parker family.
    Reg will always be in our hearts and mind, he was a good friend and we will miss him dearly.
    T.L.C.Ranch

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  8. Wendy & Noel Cassady :

    Dear Liz, Ashley and Michelle….so very sorry for your loss. Our world has lost a really great guy. I have so many fond memories of Reg and his girls….still have a picture of Ashley in a little frame on my dresser, ( I think she was about 4 years old!) My thoughts and
    love will be with you tomorrow and in the months ahead.

    Wendy and Noel Cassady

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  9. Terry and Laurie Yukes :

    Dear Liz, Ashley, Michelle and Mom
    We are so sorry for your loss (our loss) Reg was really the best Husband, Father, Son and friend one could ask for. Our thoughts are with you, as we hold our memories.

    Terry and Laurie

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  10. Rick & Wendy LeMieux :

    Liz and family:

    We were saddened to hear of Reg’s passing, our love and thoughts are with you and your family.

    Rick & Wendy

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  11. Tammy Herman :

    My deepest symapathies to you and the girls.

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