1951 – 2014

Doreen ‘Jackie’ Thomas, beloved wife of David Thomas of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the age of 62 years. Jackie was born on December 17, 1951 at Belfast, Ireland to George and Ann Brotherston. She married her husband, David Thomas and the couple spent forty-two loving and happily married years together. Jackie was a very kind and generous spirit. She would do anything she could to help a friend or family member in need, even helping strangers. Jackie and David shared many wonderful and cherished memories together that will forever be imprinted on the hearts of her adoring husband and her loving children. Jackie leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and best friend, David; her three sons, Adam Thomas, James (Sarah) Thomas of British Columbia and Michael (Shelley) Thomas of Edmonton; her beloved grandchildren, Jayme-Lynn Thomas, Angela Thomas (Brian Ward), Andrea Thomas, Belle Thomas, Monique Thomas and Michael Thomas Jr. and her two sweet great grandchildren, Bentley Peter Thomas and Lilly-Anna Jean Ward. She is also survived by her sisters, Agnes Graham, Eva Galway and Betty Fawcette. Jackie was predeceased by her parents and two sisters, Ellen Short and Ann Brotherston. Relatives and friends are invited to come and pay their respects at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. A Celebration of Jackie’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be sent or viewed at: Arrangements in care of Gary W. Anderson, Funeral Director at


6287 – 67 A Street

(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.

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