It is with heavy hearts we announce the loss of our beloved Brian Joseph Coley of Blackfalds, Alberta. Brian passed away at the Bentley Care Centre on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at the age of 78 years.
Brian was born on May 1, 1944 in Birmingham, England, UK to his parents Joseph and Rose Coley. He was a brother to his siblings John, Margaret, Susan, Ian, Gillian, Michael, and Terry.
Together for 43 years and married for 37 of those years, Brian is survived by his loving wife Ingrid; and his sons and daughter: Simon Day, Jeanette Johnson, and Jason Bennett. He was also blessed with beautiful grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Brian had a strong passion and love for his career working as an engineer that allowed him to travel throughout Canada. He retired happily from Olymel in Red Deer in 2018. Brian was very much a family man and cherished the moments he spent with everyone. He touched many lives, and his infectious smile will never be forgotten.
A Celebration of Brian’s Life was held at 68 Camille Gate, Blackfalds on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Brian’s memory may be made directly to the Central Alberta Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 3942 – 50A Avenue, Bag 5030, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 4E7 (www.albertacancer.ca); or to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta, Red Deer and Central Alberta Office, Unit G5, 5550 – 45 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 1L1 (www.alzheimer.ca). Thoughts and messages to the family may be shared through the condolence area located at the bottom of this page.
Cremation Arrangements for the Late Brian Joseph Coley entrusted to the care of