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Douglas Neilson Moffat (Calgary)

November 27, 1935 May 2, 2019
Douglas Neilson Moffat (Calgary)
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Obituary for Douglas Neilson Moffat (Calgary)

Doug Moffat, aged 83, passed peacefully from the loving arms of his family to the loving arms of his Saviour on May 2, 2019. Doug was born the youngest of three boys to Andy and Marion Moffat in Montreal during the Depression. As a young man, he loved to swim, sail, and ski. He earned a BA from Sir George Williams University and then a BD from McMaster. During his forty years as a Baptist pastor, he had the privilege of serving churches right across the country, and also serving as a denominational leader. He was a gifted teacher, preacher, mentor, and pastor.

In 1960 Doug married Gayle. They were married for 51 years until Gayle’s passing in 2012. Together they raised four children and enjoyed ten grandchildren. Doug is survived by Karen (Frederick) Vine, Andrew, Brittany, Wyatt, and Madison; Rachel Moffat; Janice Moro, Gabriella, and Zachary; Andrew (Jennie) Moffat, Jacob, Samuel, Benjamin, and Anna. In addition to Gayle, Doug was predeceased by his brothers, Ernest and William, and his parents.

A memorial service will be held at Foothills Alliance Church (333 Edgepark Blvd NW) on Saturday, May 11 at 11:00 am. A reception will follow immediately. A private family interment will be held prior to the service. If desired, memorial donations in honour of Douglas may be made to Gull Lake Centre, GullLakeCentre.ca.


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Service

Saturday

11

May

11:00 AM 5/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Foothills Alliance Church

333 Edgepark Blvd NW
Calgary, AB T3A 4K4

Foothills Alliance Church
333 Edgepark Blvd NW Calgary T3A 4K4 AB
Canada

Memorial Contribution

Gull Lake Centre

If desired, memorial donations in honour of Douglas may be made to Gull Lake Centre, GullLakeCentre.ca.
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