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MACKAY, William Francis “Frank”

March 7, 1942 – Calgary, Alberta
July 10, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

William Francis “Frank” MacKay passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family at the age of 77 years.

Frank was born in Calgary on March 7, 1942. He grew up in Regina, SK and graduated from Campion College. Frank married Sandra Reed in 1968 and together they raised their three children in Calgary. Frank was the owner and operator of Curtis and Loucks for over thirty years before his retirement. He loved spending time with his family, his pets, doing crosswords and the Canadian Football League. Frank especially loved spending holidays with his family and enjoyed family barbeques.

Besides his loving wife of fifty one years Sandra, Frank is survived by his three children, Bill (Sara Flaherty) of Iqaluit, NU, Heather (Paul Boucher) and Carrie (Colin McGilvery) of Calgary, AB; as well as seven grandchildren, Jae, Reed, Jack, Connor, Sam, Kathleen and Fiona. He is also survived by his sister, Lynne of Victoria, BC. Frank was predeceased by his parents, William MacKay and Frances Curtis (nee Farmer). At Frank’s request there will be no memorial service. A private inurnment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108, www.kidney.ca.

In living memory of Frank MacKay, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Doug and Joyce Leibel

    Sorry for your loss Sandra. My prayers are with you.
    Although we never saw each other over the years since Campion/Sacred Heart Academy/UofS days, I have some fun memories of those days.
    Doug Leibel
    Invermere, BC

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  2. Nicole Michaud Howes

    So sorry for your loss, Sandra, Bill, Heather and Carrie. I have such great memories growing up in our neighborhood. Frank will be missed. Big hugs. Love always, Nicole and family

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  3. Doreen Yochim

    Sandra, Bill, Heather, Carrie & grandchildren – my sympathies to all of you, and my prayers are lifted for Frank and for all of you. Blessings – Doreen Yochim

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  4. Dianne Poland

    Sandra, Bill, Heather, Carrie and families – please acceptance my condolences on the death of your husband, father & grandfather, May he rest in peace. Know that your sadness and pain is felt by many of us. Cherish the memories that you made as they will sustain you during the days going forward. Frank was a fortunate man to be surrounded and supported by a loving family. My prayers are with all of you during these difficult days.

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  5. Very sorry to hear of your loss. I always fondly remember your family growing up in Haysboro and my family’s thoughts are with you.

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  6. I always enjoyed dealing with Curtis and Loucks during the 80’s. Many of the world’s problems were solved in discussions with Frank while picking up goods at the store.
    Linda
    Flair Interior Ltd.

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  7. Joseph Flaherty

    We extend our condolences to the MacKay Family.
    Joe, Matthew & Miranda

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  8. Bernadette Brown

    I have not seen Frank since our high school years but kept up with the family through Sandra (my twin!) and our Sacred Heart Academy schoolmates. I have such fond memories of Frank.

    My sincere condolences for your loss. Bernadette Blackhall Brown. (Bunny)

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  9. Sandra

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. You are in my thoughts during this sad time.

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  10. Lawrence Pasloski

    Condolence to Sandra and family

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  11. Bill, Sara and the MacKay Family
    So very sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Take care,

    Connie, Mike, Julia & Eric Shea

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  12. Marie Lentsch

    Sandra – so sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

    Marie Lentsch

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  13. vincent klassen

    Dear Sandra, Bill and family,
    We are saddened by your loss. You and Frank are in our thoughts and prayers. Deepest sympathy from the Klassens in Paris and in Calgary.

    – Vince and Frédérique

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  14. Dear Sandra, Bill, Heather, Carrie and families,
    What a wonderful way you all supported and cared for Frank, each in your own way.
    To be surrounded by familiar loving souls, in your own home is a demonstration of your commitment and love.
    Sandra, my heartfelt thoughts are with you. Fifty-one years, is a lifetime of memories and experiences to have shared with Frank. I wish you health.

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  15. Sandra and family ,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.

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  16. Marguerite MacBey

    Sandra- my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  17. David & Maureen Sarahs

    To Sandra and family: We extend our sincere sympathy to you at this sad time.

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  18. Bill . So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Please extend my sympathy to your mom& sisters .
    May loving memories of him remain in your hearts forever .

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  19. Paul & Margo Fahlman

    Sandra & Family sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. We had many fun times together which we will fondly remember.
    Frank always liked coming out to the farm to experience new things. Remember the good times.

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  20. Christine Berggren

    Thinking of you all at this time of sadness and sending my love. Your dad and grandfather was most fortunate to have such a loving and close family taking care of him and bringing him comfort.

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