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VARELA VEGA, Hector Rolando

December 17, 1933 – Temuco, Chile
June 2, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Hector Varela Vega of Calgary passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Hector was born in Temuco, Chile. He married Eliana Umana in Concepcion, Chile and immigrated to Winnipeg on December 7, 1976 with their three daughters. They moved to Calgary in November, 1978. Hector lived for forty years in Canada, a country he adopted as his own and was proud to be a Canadian. He was an avid hockey fan, especially for the Calgary Flames. Hector was a devoted member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was a proud family man and especially loved all of his grandchildren.

Hector is survived by his wife Eliana daughters and sons-in-law Veronica and Neville Chamberlain, Maria and Richard Muenz, Carmen Gloria Varela and Roger Meyer, five grandchildren; Claudia, Renato, Giuliana, Camila and Sebastian.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Hector Varela Vega, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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