December 16, 1938 – May 29, 2014
Alan (Al) Cameron passed away peacefully on May 29, 2014 at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre after a courageous battle with cancer. Alan was born at the home of Robert and Katherine Cameron in Elnora, AB. Alan is survived by Marilyn, his wife of 55 years; his children, Janice (Brian) Borle?, Bob (Dawn) Cameron, Scott (Cathy) Cameron and Alyson (Troy) Pollitt; his grandchildren Amanda (Jason) Giesbrecht, Clayton (Adrianna) Borle?; Paeton, Quinn and Anna Cameron; Reese and Ayden Pollitt; great grandchildren Katelyn and James Giesbrecht and Alida Borle?. He will be loving remembered by his sister Myrle Lembicz and family, as well as two nephews residing in Mexico. He is also survived by Marilyn’s brothers Raymond Armstrong and Dennis (Leona) Armstrong and their families. Alan was predeceased by his parents, his sister Janet and his brother Donald; as well as his in¬laws Fred and Mabel Armstrong. Al and Marilyn moved to Lacombe in 1967 and spent their years as owners and managers of local businesses and were involved in a variety of community activities. In his semi¬retirement, Al enjoyed trucking across the continent. As well, he was an active and respected member of the Lacombe Lions Club and in the past, served as a town councillor, a member of the Lacombe Kinsmen Club, the Royal Canadian Legion, the Freemasons, the Lacombe Curling Club and the Lacombe Flying Club. Many people will remember Al for his sense of humour, his musical talents, wonderful fresh baked bread, jams and pickles, and his zest for life. A celebration of Alan’s life will be held at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Wednesday, June 4 at 3:00 pm. A private, family burial will take place in Elnora at a future date. Donations can be made to the Lion’s Foundation of Canada (Dog Guides), 152 Wilson Street, OAKVILLE ON L6K 0G6; the Lacombe Palliative Care Society, Box 5576, LACOMBE AB T4L 1X2, and/or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
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serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of arrangements.
Phone: 403.782.3366 or 403.843.3388
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