Obituary of Glen Douglas Newberry
May 14, 1936 - Winnipeg, Manitoba
May 28, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta
With peace in our hearts, we announce the passing of Glen. In Glen's words, "I had a great life with so many fond memories that were created by family, friends and travel."
Glen had a fantastic career, taking on many different paths. Starting in the oil industry, to textiles, to mattress maker, and finally finishing his career as his own boss in sales. He loved the travel and the many customers' he met over the years.
Golfing was a passion for Glen. He went on many memorable golf vacations with Brenda and many great friends. He also loved to keep busy volunteering. He did for years with FLC golf and curling. Other hours he dedicated to Sierra's of Evergreen and churches throughout his life.
Glen leaves behind his loving wife Brenda of 62 years. He was a loving Dad to five children, Rob (Leslie), Bruce (Angela), Karen (Sue), all of Calgary, Cheryl (Sam) of Edmonton, and Heather (Julie) of New Castle, ON. He was Grandfather to nine grandchildren and Great-Grandfather to six great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Glen’s Life will take place at Sierra's of Evergreen (15 Everstone Drive S.E. - Building A) on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful health care of Alberta. Palliative and home care were able to keep him home longer. Our appreciation and sincere gratitude to the team at Chinook hospice for your outstanding care of Glen.
In living memory of Glen Newberry, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.