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Patrick Joseph Bichel

April 25, 1960 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 58)


Born in Macklin, Saskatchewan on April 25, 1960, Patrick passed away on April 21, 2019 at the age of 58.  Pat spent his early years on the farm in Cactus Lake, Saskatchewan before the family moved to Saskatoon, and then on to Calgary where Pat attended Bishop Grandin High School.  He later attended the University of Calgary. Pat received his Pharmacy Technician Diploma and went on to work at Oakridge CO-OP.  Pat enjoyed rock hunting, stamp collecting and displayed a fondness for photography.  He was a kindhearted man with a quiet sense of humour who will be deeply missed.  Pat is survived by his mother Lucy Bichel, his brother Lloyd (Tillie), his sisters Diann (Ed), Lorraine (Ted), and Barbara (Brian), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Pat is predeceased by his father Joseph, as well as his brothers-in-law Ed Boser and Ted Malach.  A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Bonaventure Parish (1600 Acadia Dr SE) on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:00am to be followed by a Celebration of Life in the Heritage Room at the Hotel Blackfoot (5940 Blackfoot Trail SE) at 12:30pm.  The family wishes to extend their thanks to the Oakridge CO-OP for their kindness.  Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Paul’s family through Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES.  (403) 265-1199.

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 Service Program


Funeral Mass
May 1, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1600 Acadia Drive SE
Calgary, AB T2J 3B3

Celebration of Life
May 1, 2019

12:30 PM
Hotel Blackfoot
5940 Blackfoot Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2B5

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