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Donald Parkin

July 25, 1932 - February 5, 2013


On February 5, 2013 Mr. Donald Parkin of St. Paul passed away at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his spouse of 17 years, Wanda; 2 sons, Mike (Wendy) Parkin of Peace River & Terry (Kelley) Parkin of Kamloops; 3 step-daughters, Anita (Darrell) Dingwall, Shelly (Gord) Lake & Pam (Rob) Irwin all of Edmonton; 7 grandchildren, Dale (Tanya Marten) Parkin & Lindsey Parkin, Chris, Kyle & Brayden Dingwall, Sarah & Emma Irwin; & 1 great-granddaughter, Abigail Parkin; also numerous nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by the mother of his children, Shirley; brother, George Parkin; and his parents, William and Maude Parkin. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m. at Mallaig Unity Hall, Mallaig, with Pastor Joe Massop officiating. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elves Special Needs Society or Lions Eye Research Fund c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit


GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Ray and Sylvia Enstrom
Relation: good friends

Wanda and family we wish to send our condolences to you all . Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. We will miss Don very much. Love Ray and Sylvia

From: Heidi & Bob Griffith
Relation: very dear friend & Lion

You are all in our thoughts. Hugs to all. We will always remember Don’s smile & humour.
Heidi & Bob

From: Alma Conrad
Relation: friend

Wanda and Family
My thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. May pleasant memories carry you through these days and the future.

From: Juliette Langevin
Relation: friend and good sam

My sincerest condolences Wanda. It is not easy to loose a spouse, a best friend. The Lord will give you the strength to accept your loss as time goes on. Always enjoyed his sense of humour. I am out of country but am with you in your loss. love you Juliette

From: Vegreville Lions Club
Relation: Distict Governor of Lions Clubs

The Executive and Members of Vegreville Lions Club send their condolences to the Family

From: Elk Point Lions club
Relation: Lions Member

Elk Point Lions club would like to send their condolances to the family. Don was a great friend and a true Lion

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 16, 2013
Beginning at 1:00pm

Mallaig Unity Hall

Mallaig, AB Canada

Mallaig, AB Canada

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