Obituaries

Zachary Dwayne Trimm

26/05/2006 - 25/05/2022

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Obituary For Zachary Dwayne Trimm

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Zachary Dwayne Trimm (Zach).

Zachary Trimm (Zach) was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland on May 26, 2006 and has lived in Grande Prairie, Alberta since he was 3 months old. Zachary attended multiple schools in Grande Prairie including Parkside, Avondale and the Grande Prairie Composite High School, where he was currently completing Grade 10.

Zach was a very energetic and social young man and some of his current passions included hockey and dirt biking. He experienced life to the fullest and his motto in life was ‘make a decision and never look back’. He played with Grande Prairie Minor Hockey for 6 years and 2 years ago discovered his love for dirt biking. Between ice surfaces, dirt trails and race tracks, his life was filled with much adventure and fun.

Following a tragic dirt biking accident, Zach passed away at the Stollery Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at the age of 15 years and one day shy of his 16th birthday. He was surrounded by his dad, mom, sister, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and a multitude of friends.

He is survived by his mom (Kinza), dad (Dwayne), sister (Alexis), grandparents (Edward and Thelma Barney), uncle Murray (Susan), aunt Karen (Mark), aunt Kimberly (Stephen), uncle Gaius (Doreen), aunt Bonita (Cecil), aunt Lois (Gerard) and his cousins (MaKenzie, William, Mercedes, Jayden, Brea, Traci, Heather, Mika, Christopher, Matthew and Mark).

He is pre-deceased by his grandparents (Algerman and Gladys Trimm).

A viewing will be held on Saturday evening, May 28, 2022 at 6pm at Bear Creek Funeral Home at 11802 99 Avenue in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

A memorial service for Zachary will be held on Sunday May 29th, 2022 at 3pm at People's Church at 11850 108 Street in Grande Prairie, Alberta with a viewing prior beginning at 2pm.

Memorial donations can be made to the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital (gphospitalfoundation.ca) or the Stollery Children’s Hospital (stollerykids.com).

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

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  • 06/01/2022

    Sending our deepest sympathies to u all

  • 05/30/2022

    Kinza, I am so sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine what you are going through. Please accept my condolences on the loss of Zach. Sending prayers for you and the family at this difficult time.

  • 05/30/2022

    Thought and prayers are with you all at this time.

  • 05/29/2022

    On behalf of the children of Ethel Jarvis ,nee Trimm of English Point Labrador, and their families we extend our most sincere condolences.

  • 05/29/2022

    Darcie has been friends with our daughter for years. While we hadn't yet had the privilege of meeting Zach we feel as though we knew him quite well through Darcies stories of him. Our hearts are aching for all of you.

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