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STARK, Frederick

STARK, Frederick
November 1, 1931 – Bluesky, AB
January 27, 2015 – Calgary, AB

Fred Stark of Calgary passed away at the Bethany Calgary Care Centre on January 27, 2015, at the age of 83.

Born in Bluesky, Alberta, Fred spent much of his formative years in the Kelowna and Southern B.C. region, before settling in Calgary with Maxine Stark (nee Adams) to raise a family. Fred was a loving and devoted father, always supportive of his children. A man of strong faith, he cared greatly about others and until suffering a stroke in 2012, actively participated in charitable work as a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Fred is survived by one daughter, Tamara Stark of London, U.K., his two sons and one daughter in law, William Stark and Kathy Thompson of Calgary and Alan Stark of Ottawa. He is also survived by his brother Tony Stark and his sisters, Min Connor, Doreen Smith and Loraine Kliciak, all of Edmonton.

Father Edmund Vargas will celebrate a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14 Street S.W.) on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

Friends who so wish, in lieu of flowers, may make memorial donations directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Inn From the Cold program.

The family wishes to thank his many friends who provided their support during his time at the Bethany Care Centre.

In living memory of Fred Stark, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Terri Litschke :

    I first met Fred when we resided at Chelsea Estates on 14th Avenue. We travelled the road over to Sacred Heart Church often. He was warm, caring, friendly and a special friend to everyone who knew him.

    My love and prayers to all the family XXOO

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