On November 11, 2023, Michael John Dea of Wabamun Lake, AB, formerly of Edmonton, AB, passed away peacefully with his son, Doug by his side at the age of 81 years.
He is survived by; his beautiful and loving wife, Diane (nee Crook); his children, Christina (predeceased), Derrick (Glenda), Alison (Mike), Theresa (Jay), and Doug (Angie); his grandchildren, Marc (Nickall), Jaclyn (Ryan), Stephanie (Nathan), Jennifer (Ryan), Jessica, Peter, Simone (Mark), Justine (Albert), Rhea (Deven), Courtney (Lyndon), Tyler (Taylor), Patrick (Veronica), Nicole (Ty) and Katelyn; his great-grandchildren, Jamie, Benedict, Kiersten, Jake, Robin, Teddy, Sophia, Emily, Andrew, Olivia, Oliver, Owen, Willow, Xavier, Madeleine, Clara, Kade, Lily, and Ivy; his two brothers-in-law, Doug Messier and Bob Ridley (Dianne); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, Alice and John “Jack” Dea; his in-laws, Roy and Marion Crook; his sister, Mary Jean Messier; his brother (and wife), John and Susan Dea; his sister- in-law, Kathy Ridley; his God-daughter, Robin Kochorek; family friend, Gordon McKay; and numerous other family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 18th , 2023, at 10:00 A.M. at Annunciation Catholic Church (9420-163 St NW, Edmonton, AB). Reception to follow at St. Francis Xavier High School. A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please donate on behalf of Mike Dea to St. Francis Xavier High School 9250-163 St NW, Edmonton, AB, T5R OA7.