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CHRISTIE, Allen Bruce

Passed away suddenly on September 4, 2012 at the age of 73.  Survived by his loving wife Arlene; children: Laura (James), David (Michelle) and three grandchildren: Sean, Katie and Samantha; his sister Shirley Gardner and three nieces: Penny, Linda and Debbie.  Predeceased by his parents Ruth and Andrew.  Allen’s career included 42 years with the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 488 in Edmonton, Alberta.  He recently retired to the Okanagan, where he enjoyed the relaxed lifestyle.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Allen’s name to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7.

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  • Linda Hansen says:

    Ar, Laura,and David….. It’s been many years since I saw your dad but that doesn’t mean that the memories of all the fun we used to have together are faded. He was quite the character….he had to be……. to keep up with your mom’s unique personality….. I send you my biggest hugs and all my love at this awful time…..I’m so sorry you have to go through this……love you guys…Linda

  • Darvin Rakowski says:

    My sincerest condolences to Al’s family. We worked together and he was one of the nicest guys to be on site with. I’m sure he will be missed by many.

  • Mike and Lucy Garies says:

    Dear Arlene and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We both got the chance to work with Al and remained friends with him over the last few years. He had such a unique humor, but we will miss his laugh.
    God Bless you at this difficult time.

  • Les and Donna Mash[Holiday Park] says:

    Arlene and family, we were so shocked to see this announcement, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bill and Helen Heber says:

    Dear Arlene,
    Our thought and prayers are with you and your family at this sad sad time.
    With deepest sympathy
    Bill and Helen Heber

  • Tracy and Ken Holmes says:

    My sincerest condolences to you and your family. Al was a great guy, very funny and full of life. He will surely be missed but never forgotten.

  • Laura Wright says:

    It is with sadness, yet fond memories that I write to you. Both you and Al were such a
    big part of my life and and I send you my love wrapped in a blanket of hugs and laughs from all of our time together. May Al be in peace on his next journey, laughing and joking along the way as only he could.

  • gail and henry zbuk says:

    Henry and I were so sorry to read of Al’s passing. We wish we could have had a visit with both of you. We remember the years in Winnipeg and the good times we had.

  • Les and Donna Mash says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  • Vita and Bob Holmes says:

    Arlene,Laura, David and family,
    Our thought and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We will miss AL and his visits to Edmonton.
    All our love to you and yours.

  • Lynda Bertrand says:

    Arlene, Laura, David and family.
    It is with great deep sympathy both my husband send our condolences for Uncle Al.

    • Jeffrey Haase says:

      My thoughts are with your family.AL and Bob Holmes worked together with me at 488 on a couple of projects. Ill always value the things that Al brought to the jobsite. Al will be missed by many.

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