July 17, 1934 – October 5, 2009
Derek Sparks, beloved husband of Marvel Sparks of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, October 5, 2009 at the age of 75 years.
Thirty three years of Derek’s career was spent with Hoffman LaRoche. Upon retirement he was a White Hatter, Golf Marshall at Shaganappi, driver for Skate Canada and Eucharistic Minister at Holy Name.
Besides his loving wife Marvel, Derek is survived by his son Norman and daughters Kimberly and Michele (Mark) LaDuke; five grandchildren Baaron, Trevor, Ariel, Sarah and Stephen.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34 Street S.W.) on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34 Street S.W.) on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Holy Name Building Fund.
In living memory of Derek Sparks, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences