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WEIR, Frederick (Fred)

August 17, 1934 – Regina, Saskatchewan
August 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Frederick Weir of Calgary, Alberta passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 just ten days shy of his 85th birthday.

Fred attended high school at Central Memorial in Moose Jaw, SK, and graduated with his Petroleum Engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Fred enjoyed a long and successful career in the oil industry. The majority of his years were spent working with Mobil Oil around the world. This included Tripoli, Libya, New York, Tehran, Iran, Lagos Nigeria, London England, Aberdeen Scotland and Stavanger Norway. After Mobil, he took a job as CEO of the Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum board and enjoyed living in Halifax for many years.

He eventually retired in Calgary, AB and spent many winters travelling to his favourite spots in Key West, FL and the Grand Cayman Islands. He loved his American football and the Saskatchewan Roughriders (Ruffies). He was also an avid news junky.

Frederick will be dearly missed by his two daughters, Christine Weir and Vicki (Kevin) Perkins; and his four grandchildren, Chelsea and Curtis Walton and Brendan and Mitchell Perkins. Frederick was predeceased by his wife Beverly Weir in 2005.

As per Fred’s wishes he will be laid to rest in Regina, SK with his father and sister. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Frederick Weir, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Gerry and Tina Plett

    We extend our sincere condolences on the loss of you dear Father. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Gerry and Tina

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