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Powell, William (Bill)

William (Bill) A. A. Powell beloved husband of Doreen (nee McKee) of Calgary passed away at the Colonel Belcher Carewest on June 17, 2008 at the age of 80 years. Bill was born on October 25, 1927 in Prince Albert to Wm. C. and Gladys Powell. Bill retired from Lafarge Canada in Calgary in 1989. Bill was known for his sense of humour, great memory and for the help he gave others through his work in twelve step recovery programs. Bill is survived by his loving wife Doreen; sons, Daniel (Janet) of Ottawa, ON, Rev. Ross (Dorothy) of Sparwood, Rev. Dr. Robert (Karen) of Milgrove, ON, Thomas (Diana) of Calgary; grandchildren, Doug, Brian, David, Jordon, Luke, Sarah, Elise, Rebekah, Garth, Spencer, Megan, Adam, Angela, "chosen daughter" Linda Carate; daughters-in-law, Bev and Frances; sister, Betty Eshpeter of Red Deer and her family; brother, W. Ross of Burlington, ON and his family; as well as numerous nieces and nephews in Canada and the United States. He was predeceased by his parents; sister Nonie and husband Bob Morrow; nephew Ken Morrow all of California. Bill was also predeceased by brother-in-law Jim Eshpeter and sister-in-law Betty Powell. A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at North West Family Church (10307 Eamon Road NW) on Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11:00 am. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Lampard, Ruth, Cathy, the nurses, Tasha and staff at Colonel Belcher for their compassionate care. In living memory of William Powell a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Hello aunt Doreen and family,

    I just came across news of Bill’s passing and send you my love and condolences. I was just looking through some of the old family photos and there are many of your family and ours. I would love to hear from you and if you email your contact information or call that would be appreciated. Where have the years gone and I haven’t kept in touch! Love and best wishes.
    Scott McKee

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