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Ernest David Colville


Colville, Ernest

January 6, 1938 –March 19, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Dave Colville announce his sudden passing on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the age of 82 years.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife, Sylvia; sons, Tom (Patti), Rick; daughter, Cathy (Dale); grandchildren, David, Thomas and Lisa; step daughters, Kathy (Ronny), Kristine (Doug); step-grandchildren, Emily and Dillon; brothers, Hugh (Karen), Dennis (Gerri); sister, Susan (Dan); step-mother, Rose (George) and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Ernest was predeceased by his first wife, Gerry (Fountain); mother, Catherine (Ferguson); father, Ernest (Ernie); and brother, John.

Dave worked for The Calgary Herald and The Edmonton Journal as a successful professional photographer, with numerous achievements during his lifetime career. He connected with several people during his journey, in the golden years between Alberta and British Columbia and he loved every minute playing his favourite sport in golf.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, it is unfortunate that there will be no Memorial Service held at this time.

Memorial Donations in Dave’s name may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society of Edmonton, 11111 Jasper Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4.

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Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel
(780) 458-2222