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MEGUINIS, Richard Harold

March 18, 1988 – Calgary, Alberta
October 7, 2018- Calgary, Alberta

Richard Meguinis of Tsuutina Nation passed away suddenly on Saturday October 6, 2018 at the age of 30 years.

Born in Calgary on March 18, 1988 to Karen Meguinis & Dave Moosewaypayo. Richard was born on Grandpa Harold’s birthday. They had a special bond and were very protective of each other. They continued to share their birthday with each other every year. Although, Rich did not have children, he took his nieces and nephews as his own. They were his pride and joy. Every chance he had, he would play a silly game with them. Rich was a happy-go-lucky kinda guy. He got his sense of humor from his Late Dad. You could always count on Rich to turn around a sad or difficult situation and make you laugh and smile. Richard always had a smile. He was a kind respectful young man with a great sense of humor. Richard attended school at Tsuutina School’s and graduated grade 12, class of 2006. Rich played hockey from novice to midget for Tsuutina Chiefs & South Four. Rich enjoyed gaming and was also a Stars Wars fan. Earlier this year, Rich attended Poundmaker’s Lodge and successfully completed. He made numerous friends at the program. Richard began to work at The Grey Eagle Casino as Porter, he was very proud of his job.

Richard is survived by his loving companion, Taylor Beebe, his Mom Karen Meguinis; siblings, Braden (Danita), Hayley (Marcus) and his nephews & nieces, Christian, Danae, Aria, and Avander. Richard is predeceased by his father Dave Moosewaypayo; his maternal grandparents, Helen Meguinis & Harold Crowchild; and paternal grandparents, Jabeez Scott & Evelyn Moosewaypayo; uncles Brian Meguinis, Bob Moosewaypayo, Clifford Moosewaypayo; aunt, Ann Meguinis and cousins, Corwin PeeAce, Lance Dodginghorse, Theoren Meguinis, Deanna Meguinis; nephew, Jayles Beaver and niece, Mary Jane Jacobs.

Richard had many extended family from Tsuutina, Kinistin and Yellow Quill, Saskatchewan. The family apologizes for anyone we may have missed.

Wake Services will be held at the residence of Karen Meguinis, Tsuu T’ina Nation on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Of Peace Catholic Church (Tsuu T’ina Nation) Graveside Service to follow at Tsuu T’ina Cemetery. The family would like to invite everyone to join them at the Bullhead Hall for a feast after graveside service. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Richard Meguinis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Debbie Dickeson

    Dear Karen, My sincere condolences to you and your family. My heart is breaking for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  2. Lila LittleChief

    Richard was a very nice young man that I was very happy to have known and worked with for a short time. Always had a kind smile and a great laugh. You will be missed buddy

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