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VENABLES, Derek Alan Morrison

December 14, 1955 – Glasgow, Scotland
June 29, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with profound sadness the family of Derek Venables, Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Granda, Coach and Educator, announce his passing on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Derek is survived by his wife Margaret; four children, Derek (Nova), Kerrieann (Ryan), Andrew, and Michelle (Danny); six grandchildren, Hunter, Skye, Macy, Cooper, Ella and Davis; mother Mary; sister Caren; brother Graham; and beloved nieces and nephew. He was predeceased by his father James.

As per Derek’s request there will be no funeral services. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family would like to thank all the dedicated medical staff who cared for Derek over the years and in his final moments.

In living memory of Derek Venables, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. RIP Derek from your brother in law Eddie and Mags Danielle and Gary from Scotland x

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  2. Bozena Eva Gierus

    Eva Gierus
    My sincere condolences to the Venables family

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  3. Margaret,

    Michael just told me the very sad news of Derek’s passing. I’m so very , very sorry for your loss. I remember Derek when I helped him out when he was coaching our kids, he was such a kind and giving man. Please know you and your family will be in my prayers.

    Sue Knapp and Michael sends his love and sympathy.

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  4. Barbara Szmajda

    Margaret,

    My sincere condolence to you Margaret, to your children, to your grandchildren and all family. Prayers and rest in peace to your beloved husband Derek.

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  5. Thinking of you all at this very sad time. R I P Derek, love from Marie, Les and family in Scotland

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  6. Patricia Rice

    Dear Margaret and family we are so sorry for your loss we are thinking about you all x cousin Tricia and John Rice Scotland

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  7. Danielle Boyce

    Rip Uncle Derek, you’ll be sadly missed. Scotland will take care of your family for you all my love, Danielle x

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  8. Michael Boyce

    RIP Derek from your brother in law Michael god bless x

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  9. Joanne Matchett

    So sorry Margaret, my heartfelt condolences to you and the family lots of love Joanne, Aimée and Lara xxx

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  10. Thinking of you all at this sad time
    From Donna,Peter,Dylan

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  11. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Margret :
    May God give you strength and courage .
    Rest in peace Derek.

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  12. Oh, Kerrieann and family … I am so so sorry for your loss. Way too young for you to have to lose him.

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  13. Annette Christensen

    Derek was my first friend when I returned to Calgary. We watched many soccer games together for a long time.
    RIP my friend.
    Condolences to my dear friend Margaret and her family at this time. ❤
    Annette

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  14. My sincerest sympathies to you and your family Margaret, on the loss of your husband and father. Please know my thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

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  15. Dear Margaret, our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family during this sad time. Love from Anne, Stewart & Family xx

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  16. Thinking of u all at thos awful time , take strength in each other lots of love andrew sharon and boys

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  17. Thinking of u all at this sad time , take strength from us all xxx love andrew sharon and boys xxx

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  18. Sending out healing prayers to you, Margaret, and your family. The legacey and impact he left on this earth will forever stay in loving memories and our hearts. May Derek rest in peace.

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  19. Peter McAleer

    Margaret, sorry for your loss.
    The McAleer family

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  20. Our dear Margaret, you are in our thoughts and prayers, our sincere condolences to you and your family. Love uncle Richard, Aunt Mandy and family.

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  21. Gabriela Nedescu

    Dear Margaret, my deepest condolences to you and your family at this difficult time! Rest in peace Derek! Too young, too soon! Lots of love, God bless you always! ♥ Gabriela

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  22. So sorry to read this Margaret
    ❤️❤️❤️

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