Vijay Parmar

Obituary of Vijay Singh Parmar

June 7, 1946 – Secundrabad, India

November 13, 2023 – Calgary, Alberta


Vijay Parmar, a devoted husband, loving father, proud grandfather, and cherished member of his family, peacefully passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023, at the age of 77.


Vijay dedicated 35 years of hard work as a Millwright at Fording Coal in Elkford, BC. Beyond his career, Vijay found joy in exploring the world, visiting Banff, AB, and nurturing a deep spiritual connection.


A man of generosity and kindness, Vijay will be remembered for his open heart and selfless nature. His greatest joy came from spending time with his grandchildren, and creating lasting memories that will be cherished by family and friends alike.


In honoring Vijay Parmar's life, we remember a man whose love, warmth, and compassion touched the lives of those around him. May he rest in eternal peace.


Vijay is survived by his beloved wife, Neelam, and will be deeply missed by his children Vineet (Sheila), Vikram (Narinder), and Reina (Pravesh). His legacy continues through his grandchildren Rajan, Savaira, Mia, Sitara, Neeman, Zoya, and Rohan. He was born to Beant and Gianwati and was a caring brother to Shamsher, Jai, Charanjeet, Asha, and Pushpa.


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E., Calgary, AB), on Friday, November 17, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Parmar’s service streamed live (see below) on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared with Mr. Parmar’s family here.


In living memory of Vijay Singh Parmar, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E., Calgary, AB.

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