Donald Newell

Donald Ross Newell

Monday, November 5th, 1951 - Sunday, September 13th, 2020
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Donald Ross Newell
November 5th, 1951 - Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Donald Ross Newell, beloved husband of Barbara Newell, passed away at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre on September 13, 2020 at the age of 68. He was the loving father of Karen Thomson of Winnipeg and Laurie (Chris) Melanson of Winnipeg, and loving step-father to Ryan (Pam) Giesbrecht of Calgary and Michael (Brit) Giesbrecht of Calgary. Memories of Grandpa will be cherished by his grandchildren Aiden Gershuny, and Tyrus and Genet Thomson.

Don worked at CIBC for over 37 years before retirement. He was a dedicated family man and friend. He enjoyed 19 years of summer fun at Triple Diamond camp ground, was an avid golfer, and was fanatical about the Calgary Stampeders and Flames.

We would like to thank all the amazing doctors and nurses at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and at the Intensive Palliative Care unit that took such great care of Don and our entire family.

Due to Covid, we will not be having a celebration of life at this time.

To view and share photos, condolences and stories of Don, please visit Arrangements entrusted to the care of Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (403) 277-7343.
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Janice Lauzon

Posted at 11:49pm
I worked with Don at Risk Management for many years and always enjoyed our conversations as we both grew nearer to retirement we shared the information we both needed .
My sincere condolences to you all
Janice Lauzon - I love the picture in the Calgary Flames gear!

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Posted at 08:46am
Thanks for the memories cuz
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Victor and Maria Pagnotta

Posted at 01:27am
Barb and family
We are saddened to hear of Don's passing. Sending our heartfelt condolences to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 🙏💐💖


Posted at 09:03pm
Our deepest condolences to Barb and the family. We enjoyed getting together for coffee when Barb and Don would come home to winnipeg to visit, he was a wonderful, caring human and will be missed by many. Our thoughts, prayer's and love are with Barb and the entire Sandie and Dale

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