It is with heavy hearts that the family of Zachary Howell announces his passing on Thursday, July 7, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 2 years. Surrounded by those who loved him most, Zachary reminded his family and friends that life is to be celebrated. His memory will be cherished by his loving parents, Joesph Howell and Rachel Thomson; his older brother, Chance Howell; his grandmothers, Sandra Howell and Joanne Thomson; his great grandparents, Paul and Marilyn Howell; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, family and friends. Zachary was predeceased by his grandfather, Allan Thomson.
Though small, Zachary has left a big impression in many hearts. Zachary enjoyed playing Bingo and opening ‘Blind Bags’. And one cannot forget his happiness when entertained by Curious George, Minions, and a colorful array of Superheroes. He will always be remembered for his sweet smile, silly jokes, and love of singing. Zachary will always be in his loved one’s hearts.
Zachary’s family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful, caring staff at the Rotary Flames House, and the many medical professionals who provided loving support to enhance the quality of Zachary’s life. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Zachary’s name to the Ronald McDonald House, 111 West Campus Place NW, Calgary, AB T3B 2R9; Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, 609 – 14 Street NW, Suite 302, Calgary, AB T2N 2A1; or to Helping Families Handle Cancer, PO Box 91052, 125, 8888 Country Hills Blvd NW, Calgary, AB T3G 5T0.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Zachary’s Life which will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 between 1:00 and 4:00pm at 99 Arbour Lake Road NW, Calgary, Alberta.