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Denis Ernest Joseph Theriault

16/08/1953 - 30/03/2022

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Obituary For Denis Ernest Joseph Theriault

August 16, 1953 – March 30, 2022

It is with shattered hearts that we mournfully announce that Jesus called our beloved, Denis Theriault, home on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Grande Prairie, AB.

Denis was born on August 16, 1953, in Ft. McMurray, AB. After leaving school, Denis moved to Edmonton where he worked in construction, and became a jack-of-all-trades, becoming adept in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, flooring, and drywall. He put these skills to use as a business owner as well as in the oil patch where he worked as a shop foreman. Denis spent many years setting up and maintaining oil field camps before eventually retiring as a field supervisor.

Denis is survived by his loving wife Wendy, sons Denny, Shawn, and Tyrell (Krystal), brothers Paul (Marie), Phillip, Real, Gerard, and Bernard (Maureen), and sister Linda Cooke, brothers-in-law Frank Daskewech and Ken Daskewech, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

He is pre-deceased by his parents René and Theresa Theriault, brothers Albert and Victor, nephews Stephen and Matthew, and niece Stephanie Olson.

Denis’s sense of humour, willingness to help anyone, and his eternal love for his family and friends will forever leave a huge hole in our hearts.

A Celebration of Life in honour of Denis will be held on April 23, 2022, at the Polish Hall, 10960 104 St., NW, Edmonton, AB, at 1:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Denis to Stars Air Ambulance, or the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

STARS Donations
1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570
Calgary, Alberta
T2E 8M7

Stollery Children's
Hospital Foundation
800 College Plaza,
8215 - 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742 bearcreekfuneral.com

Services

23 Apr

Celebration of Life

01:30 PM

Polish Hall 10960 104 St., NW Edmonton, AB Get Directions »
by FHW Solutions LM

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  • 05/15/2022

    I met Dennis at the Lake he helped me with projects on the farm and storage pad or in town he also chauffeured me for 6 months when I got into trouble with my licence . I we'll always remember Dennis for his easy to get along with attitude and eagerness to tackle a project . Gone from this world but not forgotten . Thanks old friend we'll see you around . Curtis W

  • 04/23/2022

    Wendy and family; my thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish the precious memories of Denis to help you face the difficult days ahead. Sorry I'm not able to attend the service. God Bless Deepest sympathy Glenda

  • 04/14/2022

    I am so sorry to read this. My thoughts are you and your family at this time. Millie

  • 04/11/2022

    We met Denis & Wendy through camping out at Sturgeon Lake , we got to be pretty close friends especially last year. Denis was the kindest, nicest man who was there for us when we needed him. We had some really good times around campfire, had a lot of laughs . We will sure miss Denis , camping just won't be the same , we will never forget our fun times , our thoughts and prayers are with Wendy and family , we will always be there for you Wendy Delbert & Susan

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