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Archives for February 2019

SINCLAIR, Alastair William

June 18, 1930 – Carlisle, England February 24, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta Alastair William Sinclair of Calgary passed away calmly and peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Bow View Manor, at the age of 88 years. Alastair was born in Carlisle, England to Eire Winifred Sinclair (nee Carlyle) and William Alexander Sinclair. He […]

MOSS, Jamie David

July 7, 1975 – Montreal, Quebec February 25, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta Jamie David Moss of Calgary, AB passed away suddenly on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the age of 43 from an aortic dissection. Jamie loved to spend time with his boys whether it was wrestling, swimming, fishing or watching movies. He was also […]

DUNKLEY, Daniel George

November 21, 1980 – CFB Cold Lake, Alberta February 27, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta Daniel George Dunkley of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the age of 38 years. Daniel is survived by his mother, Audrey Dunkley; grandmother, Margaret Hood; uncle, David Hood; and cousins. He will also be missed by […]

JESSUP, Robert “Colin”

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BROWN, Terry Eugene

July 15, 1950 – Calgary, Alberta February 24, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta Terry Brown, beloved husband of Glenda (nee Law) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Sunday, February 24th, 2019 at the age of 68 years. Besides his loving wife Glenda, Terry is survived by his children Rob (Sandy) Brown and […]

DOPPMEIER, Heidemarie

April 25, 1959 – Essen, Germany February 23, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta Heidemarie Doppmeier of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the age of 59 years. Born in Essen, Germany on April 25th, 1959, Heide made the journey to Canada with her family; her mother and father, and older brother, Peter […]


December 28, 1923 – February 27, 2019 Our beloved mother and beautiful Bubby Fairy passed away peacefully, in the early dawn on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Sylvia lived her life with grace, with strength and with a life philosophy that embodied the best of humankind. She lived in the spirit of love and left us, […]

What is the Importance of the short immediate Death Announcement?

 The short death announcement lets friends and family know they have had a death and that the death is now public. It gives people a source to go to other than calling the family for details. The death announcement aims to avoids awkward phone calls to inquire about a sick family member.  Many people […]

How many days should we run the obituary for?

 Typically, the average is to run an obituary for three days, remember that weekend and weekday papers have different readership groups and it is always advised to post an obituary on both a weekend and weekday. McInnis & Holloway has negotiated a 40% reduction on day two and a 50% reduction after two days […]

How important is the heading of the obituary?

The funeral home staff will create the obituary heading and start the Obituary and Death Notice prior to the arrangement. It is very important to proof the entire obituary including this heading. If any spelling of names, place of birth, are added or dates change from the first call, be sure to let the funeral […]