Eric Joseph Alliston and Wade Joseph William Donovan

Eric Joseph Alliston Donovan and his beloved son Wade Joseph William Donovan were suddenly taken from us in a tragic plane crash on May 12, 2012 near St. Brieux, Saskatchewan. Eric and Wade will be dearly missed by their wife and mother, Bobby and children and siblings Scott, Drew and Charlotte of Mossleigh. Their memories will be cherished by Mum and Nana, Joy Donovan of Mossleigh, parents-in-law and Grandpa and Grandma, Mike and Anita Palmer of Fernie; siblings, aunties, uncles and cousins: Elizabeth (Chris) Bourassa and their children David, Victoria, Mathew and Reine of Vancouver, Mike Donovan of Mossleigh, Mark (Shari) Palmer and their children Dan, Alex and Tyler of Fernie; great grandparents Ben and Joyce Palmer of Fernie and Bill and Miki Phillips Grasmere, special cousin Ian (Serena) Donovan of Mossleigh and family and friends. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 206 – 9 Avenue West, High River, on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. The Rev. Fr. Ed Hospet celebrant. A Memorial Service to Celebrate Eric and Wade’s lives was held at Lynnwood Ranch, Aldersyde, on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. If desired, in memory of Eric and Wade memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. ( or to the Alberta Childrens Hospital ( To email condolences, please visit Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home, High River. Ph. 403-652-2222.

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