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Derek Henry Mitchinson

October 31, 1943 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 78)


Derek H Mitchinson of Fort Macleod beloved husband of Brenda Mitchinson, passed away suddenly on April 7/2022 at the age of 78 years. Besides his loving wife Brenda, Derek is survived by his 2 Daughters; Alyson (Brent), and Susan (Malcolm), Grandchildren; Adriane (Paul), Megan (Skylar), Bryson, Devan, Brandon (Meghan) and Taylor, Great Grandchild; Oliver, 4 Sisters; Eileen, Margaret, Anne and Amanda, 2 Brothers; William and George; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families. Derek was predeceased by his parents George and Eileen, and Daughter Angela.

Derek was born in Northumberland England. He attended St. Mary’s Roman Catholic School, trained as a heavy-duty mechanic, and immigrated with his family to Canada in 1975. He worked in Northern Manitoba in the mine industry and shortly after relocated to Sparwood B.C. where he made many friends and great memories. Derek was a motorcycle enthusiast and always had a project or idea in the works but most of all he cherished his family and many furry friends. He will be sorely missed by all that had the pleasure to know and love him.

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