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Mark David Dean Murphy

Sep 19, 1992 - Jul 18, 2020

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  Mark will be laid to rest at the Prairie Creek Cemetery, and with COVID parameters in effect; honored with an intimate memorial service later that day.

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For those who wish to make a memorial donation in Mark’s name, they can be made to Rocky Mountain House ROAR Society.

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Murphy, Mark

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not depend on your own understanding."

-Proverbs 3:5

September 19, 1992 - July 18, 2020

Mark David Dean Murphy was born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta on September 19, 1992. He was the first born to Connie Wickins and Matt Murphy, followed 5 years later by his sister Carilee. As a child, Mark was always very rambunctious, always helping his grandparents on the farm and loved helping his dad work on cars in their shop. Family always played a very important role in Mark's life. He was very protective of his little sister, Carilee. He even got suspended in Grade 5, protecting her from a bully at school and was determined to toughen her up. He taught and passed his love for sports on to Carilee, dressing her up in hockey pads and using her as a guinea pig for practice. Many adventures with these two inseparable siblings, making tree forts, quading up the countryside, playing cops and robbers tying each other up and timing each other to get out. Ripping up some good "Pow" on mountains together and making boxing rings out of the basement furniture.

Mark attended school in Rocky Mountain House, he was always involved in sports playing hockey, basketball, and football. Him and his best friend Austin put many miles on the pedal bikes, exploring the Prairie Creek Area and getting into trouble. Right out of high school he always had the drive to work, getting his Class 1 license at the age of 18. Mark was always thinking about the future and ways he could advance his skills and better himself. He started working at Oil Boss in 2011 which eventually became All Choice Rentals, where he worked for nine years and became part of an amazing work family. In 2012 Mark met the love of his life, Danielle Trimble. They dated for six years and spent a lot of time adventuring, camping with friends and loving their fur babies. In 2017 on a trip to Spokane, Mark proposed. They were married September 15, 2018 on his grandparent’s farm. In their 2 years of marriage they went on a lot of adventures in Europe, Cuba and loved exploring close to home with their dogs Bender and Lola.

Mark loved and supported his family in the most amazing ways. He always went above and beyond to make sure everyone was taken care of and would always lend a helping hand.

Mark had a passion taking something old and turning into something fun and fast, from motorbikes to cars, he always had a few projects on the go. He cherished taking bike trips with his mom and was able to cross an item off his bucket list when they traveled on the Going to the Sun Road in Montana.

Mark is survived by his wife Danielle Murphy and furbabies Bender and Lola, his mother Connie Wickins (Mark Loewen), his father Matt Murphy (Courtney Murphy), his sister Carilee Pearse (Cole Pearse). His in laws Christa and Gavin Trimble. His grandparents Rupert and Wanda Murphy and great grandmother Betty Lewis. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends. Mark was predeceased by his grandparents Beryl (2018) and Ernie Wickins (2010).

Mark will be laid to rest at the Prairie Creek Cemetery, and with COVID parameters in effect; honored with an intimate memorial service later that day.

For those who wish to make a memorial donation in Mark’s name, they can be made to Rocky Mountain House ROAR Society.

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-845-2626

Condolences

Karen DeBruyn :

My sincere condolences to you Connie and Carilee, and Danielle--It is devastating to lose a precious loved one--May God keep you all in His care and comfort you as only He can and may all the beautiful memories you carry in your heart help you through the days to come

Sherrill Robertson:

So sorry to hear this sad news. I remember Mark coming into the Gas Co-op with Connie. My heart breaks for all of you, Danielle, Connie, Mat, Carilee, Rupert and Wanda. Cling to each other to gain strength during this unthinkable time.

Clayton and Sonja Haney:

Our sympathy to all of Mark’s family. Our thoughts and prayers have been with you.

Pat (Kay) Ironside:

Sending my Condolences for your loss to Connie and Family.

Judy Winter:

My deepest sympathy for such a terrible loss. Hugs and prayers

Dianne Baker:

A precious son has been taken from a family’s loving embrace.... hold each other closely and treasure your memories... Marks kindness will be missed!
With deep felt care... Don and Dianne Baker

Lynda and Ross Mason:

Our condolences to you and your Family Connie, thinking of you now and in the days ahead.
If there is anything we can do for you and your Family please call.

Darrell and Tammy Brosinsky :

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so very sad to hear of Marks passing.

Tammy Cote:

So very sad to hear of Mark’s passing. My thoughts and prayers for all of his family. May happy memories help you in these dark days.

Shirley Anger:

My deepest condolences to Danielle, Connie, Carilee, Matthew and family. My heart breaks for your loss of Mark.
I hope you will comfort in Gods hands in this most difficult time.
Sending you all Hugs, Prayers and Love
Shirley

Rob and Fran Duiker:

We mourn together with all who are mourning Mark's passing.

Sjoukje Vandermeer :

Our condolences to you and your family Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Sheryl and Robert King:

Our deepest condolences to all of Mark's family and close friends. May you all cherish the wonderful memories of your time with him.

Sandra Luoma :

My deepest sympathy to all of Mark’s family and friends. My prayers to you all. May Gods love and peace surround you.

Linda kelly:

So sorry ye have to go through such a loss. Thinking of you Carilee and your family x

Sandrs Brost :

I am so sorry to hear of the sudden loss of a husband, son, brother and friend. Praying for God's peace in the midst of this storm

Shar Duerholt :

Mark was such a special soul, always had a huge happy smile on his face and so happy to help anyone in need. He was the kind of person that was calming to be around. I am so very sad he was taken so early, he will be dearly missed by many people. Much love and prayers to Connie, Carrilee, Danielle and Matt, the rest of the family. Keep his memories close, rest in peace Mark

Dorothy & Franklin gray:

Sending love and prayers!

Richard and Marilyn Loyd and family.:

We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that the Lord will comfort and sustain you during this difficult time.

Kim Philips :

My hugs, thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Glenda Michael :

Sending love and prayers for your family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Sheri Warren:

My heart is with you. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you can find some comfort and reprieve in all of the fond memories and joy Mark brought into your lives. We love you.

Leona Dirsten:

Our hearts hurt for you and your family! Praying Gods comfort and peace! So sorry for your loss.

Brenda McKenzie:

Hugs, love and healing light, Danielle.

Mark and Diane Copithorne :

Deepest sympathy for your loss.

Crystal Loewen:

So sorry for the loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Tammy Blaak:

Our condolences to you and your family. May the peace of the Lord be with you

Gerry Casorso and Family:

This definitely a tragedy, He will be forever missed.

Alissa Piers:

My condolences Danielle, Carilee, Connie, and the rest of Mark's family. I pray God comforts and upholds you in this devastating time.

Helen Fink & Allan Fink:

So sad, our condolences to all the family.

Nicole Valstar:

Our hearts break with yours. We're so so sorry for your loss. May God bring you peace that surpasses understanding, and comfort in your wonderful memories of Mark. Hugs to your family from ours.

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