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DENNIS, Glenn Winstanley

June 7, 1946 – St. Catharines, Ontario
October 25, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Glenn Dennis, beloved husband of Cathy, on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the age of 72 years.

Glenn was born and raised in St. Catharines where he met the love of his life Cathy. He graduated from Ryerson University. Glenn and Cathy were married in 1968 and lived in Toronto for six years before moving to Calgary in 1974 to raise their two girls.

Glenn loved being in the outdoors, reading the newspaper, being our Mr. Fix-It, travelling, volunteering, and most of all spending time with family. Many happy memories were made at the family cabin at Gardom Lake. He was an active member of the St. Michael Catholic Community. Glenn was a humble, devoted family man, who will be dearly missed.

Besides his loving wife Cathy, Glenn is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Lorraine and Neil Zacher, and Arlene and Paul Dever, all of Calgary; grandchildren, Carina Zacher, Jordan Zacher, Sage Dever, Ryerson Dever, and Teala Dever, all of Calgary; siblings, Sandra Easby, Barb and Mike Tedesco, Judy and Jerry Botko, Don and Sue Labatte, Ann Labatte and Barb Labatte; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Glenn was predeceased by his parents Paul and Jean; brothers-in-law, Norm Hubbard, Joe Easby, and Rick Labatte.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Community (800 – 85th Street S.W.) on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Church. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of donor’s choice.

In living memory of Glenn Dennis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Cathy, I am so sorry to hear of Glenn’s passing and send my condolences to you and your family. My heart goes out to you.

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  2. Tony and Lynn L'Heureux :

    Dear Cathy and family. I was so sad and shocked when you told me the news of Glenn’s sudden passing. My heart goes out to you and and your family. Lynn and I have enjoyed your company here and at the lake. It was always a pleasure to chat after mass.
    Lynn and I offer our deepest condolences and may all your memories be cherished and offer you solace.
    Peace Tony and Lynn L’Heureux

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  3. To Cathy and family:
    It was with great sadness that I heard of Glenn’s sudden passing. I will forever have fond memories of the time spent at your cabin and some of your family gatherings. The many laughs we had on the cabin deck when the “storyteller” in Glenn took over. He was so entertaining. Glenn was a very kind and gracious host, and the true meaning of a “gentle” man. You are all in my prayers.

    Myrna LeBlanc

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  4. Donna and Bill Hook :

    Dear Cathy,
    We were so saddened to hear of Glenn’s passing. May all the warm and cherished memories keep him close in your hearts.
    With sympathy and love to you and your family,
    Donna and Bill Hook

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  5. Tom and Maureen Ross :

    Cathy, Lorraine and Arlene and family,

    Tom and I were stunned and so incredibly saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Glenn. He was a pillar in our St. Michael Community, a quiet yet strong presence both behind the scenes and giving a helping hand to those in need. We will miss his beautiful presence at Mass, at TMIY, and serving our community.

    May you be filled with loving memories when you think of him. We will dearly miss him.

    Tom and Maureen Ross and family

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  6. Dear Cathy, & family
    So sorry for your loss. We are so happy that we got to spend some time with you both this past summer! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  7. Ray & Chris Palmer :

    It is with sorrow and compassion to Cathy and family that we learn of Glenn’s passing.
    May the hand of God guide you through this difficult time in your lives.

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  8. Leroy & Irene Durand :

    Dear Cathy, we are so sorry for your sudden loss. We can not begin to imagine your shock and sorrow!
    Even though we only met Glenn one time, he left a lasting impression… a genuine, caring human being.
    We hope to see you again sometime soon

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  9. Rick & Pat Young :

    Cathy and family: so sorry and shocked to hear of dear Glenn’s sudden passing. We had just been talking to him in Bowness Park on the Monday morning. He was a good and gracious fellow, and we will remember him fondly. Our prayers go out to him, and to you and your family.

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  10. Brad Woloschuk :

    Cathy, Lorraine, Arlene and family,

    My sincere condolences to you all. I was shocked to hear of Glenn’s sudden passing given we met the day before. As a regular presence at our TMIY Wednesday morning meetings, I miss his quiet witness of faith, and hearing of the challenges and successes he enjoyed as a man of faith, a husband, a father, and grandfather. He is a fine example of living the faith.

    May Glenn’s soul through the Mercy of God Rest in Peace.

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