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REED, Valerie Ann (nee Stern)

April 12, 1958 – Medicine Hat, Alberta
May 25, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Valerie Reed (nee Stern), beloved wife of Barry Reed, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the age of 61 years.

Besides her loving husband Barry, Valerie is also survived by her daughters, Kourtny Lubig and Kassandra Reed; son-in-law Stephen Lubig; grandson Scout Lubig; sister Charlene Stern; brother Clayton (Tracey) Stern; niece Tamara; and nephews, James, Stephen, Mackenzie.

Valerie was predeceased by her parents June and Howard Stern.

A Celebration of Valerie’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Airdrie, 300 Towerlane Drive) on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

In living memory of Valerie Reed, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, AB. Telephone: 403-948-1100.

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  1. Val will always be remembered by Pat and I for her smile, humor, and love of life. Pat said, “She was so sweet.”
    Love,
    Dina and Pat

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  2. Christine Campbell

    So sorry to hear about Valerie. She was a wonderful mother and daughter. Thoughts and prayers to Barry and family.
    Christine Campbell

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  3. Shelly MacPhail

    Charlene, Clayton, Tracey and families, we were so very sorry to hear of Valerie’s sudden passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jim & Shelly MacPhail and Aunt Rose MacPhail

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  4. Barry, Kassandra, Kourtny, Charlene, Clayton,
    Our deep and sincere condolences for your loss.
    My memories of Val will always be her happy, addictive laugh.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love Drago and Teresa Kozina

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  5. Barry, Kassandra ,Kourtny, Charlene , Clayton and family

    My thoughts are with all of you at the sudden passing of Val. My memories of Val will always be of her laughter and love of Elvis!
    I will always treasure the memories of us growing up.

    Love Ann Smith (McDonald)

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  6. Dear Cousins Charlene, Clayton and families. Also, to Barry & your children and grandchildren. What a terrible shock to lose your sister, wife, mother & grandma so early in her life! Although, I have not seen Valerie in many many years, I always remember my childhood cousins with whom I spent many happy hours visiting. I think of you all often! God grant you peace during this very difficult time. My deepest sympathy, Debby Holden (MacPhail) & husband, Wayne.

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  7. Marilyn McCulloch

    Barry & family,
    Charlene & family,
    Clayton, Tracey & family,

    My Deepest Condolences on Val’s sudden passing.

    I will always cherish the memories made living with Howard, June, Val, Charlene & Clayton decades ago.

    I will always remember Val’s laugh, friendship & sense of mischief.

    My thoughts & prayers are with you all.

    Much love,
    Marilyn McCulloch

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  8. Cheryl Halfyard

    Barry, Kassandra, Kourtney, Charlene, Clayton and family
    It is with great shock and sadness that I learned of Val’s passing. My thoughts and prayers have been with you these last few days. It was a real blessing to have had such a strong friendship with Val while growing up we shared many great times. My deepest sympathy.
    Cheryl Halfyard (Brown)

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  9. Kassandra, Barry.

    My deepest sympathy. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your beloved Mother and Wife.

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  10. Eric & Laura Nielsen

    Dear Barry & family: Please accept our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.
    Barry, you found the “Love of Your Life” in the “Girl Next Door”:).
    Val always brought sunshine wherever she went. Her laugh was contagious and her nature so loving & kind. Our prayer for you is that your heart will be lifted by the love of friends and family & the memories you’re holding close.
    Take care dear friend…we are just a phone call away! Eric & Laura Nielsen

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  11. Dear Barry, Kassandra, Kourtney and family.
    My sincere condolences on the passing of Valerie. I offer my prayers for you at this time of grief. May God comfort and sustain you through this trying time. Treasure the memories of the dear person she was.
    My deepest sympathy!

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  12. Our sympathy to your family-thinking of you all. Merv and Marg Enzie

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