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KEEN, Albert Thomas

August 24, 1934 – Montreal, Quebec
March 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Albert Thomas of Calgary passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the age of 84 years, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Bert was born in Montreal on August 24, 1934 and was brother to Joseph, Robert, Eileen, Mildred, Joanne, and Doris. Bert attended and graduated from Montreal High School and then attended McGill University in accounting. He worked for Frost Pharmaceutical and Newman Foundry as an accountant in Montreal. After moving to Calgary with his family, Albert worked for numerous companies in the oil and gas sector as well as Foothills Creamery, retiring as the Chief Financial Officer at Agape Hospice. Albert was a long-standing member of the Masons (Rockyford Lodge). He was a lover of the outdoors, particularly camping with family, fishing, and travel. Bert was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who loved his family. He was loved by his family and all who knew him and will be dearly missed.

Bert is survived by his children, Thomas, Bruce, and Susan; his grandchildren, Heather Nairn, Kevin Nairn, Michelle Strong, and Dave Strong. He was predeceased by his wife Violet Gloria Keen (nee Deigan); his parents, Joseph Thomas Keen and Laura Elizabeth Keen (nee Gillard).

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) today, March 13, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Albert Keen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  2. Lisa & Joe Gallant

    Sending love and prayers to the family. We feel very blessed to have had Bert in our life, even if it was only for brief moment. Our thoughts and spirits are with you all.

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    We are so sorry for your loss. Sending all our love from the East Coast during this hard time. We love you guys

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