Henry William Fafard

November 4, 2016 18 Condolences Print Obituary

Henry was a kind, generous, honest, honourable and stoic young man.

He was fiercely private and equally disciplined. He hated onions, mushrooms. Mostly though, he hated going to school but he went daily without complaint and graduated from McNally High School in 2015. Henry loved athletics. Weight lifting and Karate were his passions and he recently obtained a brown belt under Sensei Fuchs. He enjoyed cycling, and over the past few years he had many bikes. Mostly because his Mom and Uncle Brian kept leaving the garage door open. He was often seen longboarding through Forest Heights on the freshly paved roads, always without a helmet and much to his Mothers chagrin.

His Dad loved cooking chili for him, and they spent a lot of time together building snow forts, fishing, building fires, skating…they did so much together. And hung out with Eldon. He was an avid online gamer and spent many hours gaming in his man cave. He was proud of his own computer system as he had built it from the “ground up.”

Henry was a homebody of sorts, and loved spending time there. He lifted weight six days a week in the basement, and he knew exactly how many calories he needed to maintain his perfect physique. He balanced this through his Mom’s cooking and Pizza 73.

His favorite pastime, really, was torturing Eldon. They called it “Brothership.” They had a unique way of expressing love. But there was a deep love and bond between Henry and Eldon.

He loved his Bob’s and Dode and Grampa and Grandma dearly. He knew he was safe with them and would always be well fed.

He was so proud to have his drivers license and his new job at Rogers Place. Henry was humble with respect to his many accomplishments.

Henry was, and will forever be, deeply loved by many. And never forgotten by his Mother Lorelei, Father Paul, brother Eldon, loving grandparents, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and bud’s

His life, although it may be judged by some to be too brief, was indeed long and worthwhile.

Celebration of Life
Sunday November 6, 7:00PM
Centre for Spiritual Living
7621 101 Ave NW, Edmonton

Memorial Donations
Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton Region
10010 105 St NW #300, Edmonton, AB T5J 1C4

  1. My dearest Lori and Eldon,

    Henry has not left you. He will forever be an angel protecting and loving you. His spirit will always be hugging and surrounding you forever and ever.

    Love us, Treasure, Andrew & Korbin

  2. Lorelei, Paul, Eldon and Family – We are overcome with emotion for your loss and can only imagine the strength it is taking right now to put one foot in front of the other. We are here for you now, in the future and for as long as it takes to walk steady. Henry wherever you are – take care. xo

    Love Michael and Jacquie

  3. You have our deepest sympathy with the loss of your son Henry. our thoughts and prayers are with you. All our love Don and Elaine

  4. My heartfelt condolences to Henry’s loving family; Lorelei, Eldon, Paul; Lena and Bill and the uncles, aunts and cousins. My love and prayers are with you.

  5. Lori, Paul and Eldon

    Our deepest condolences to you on your loss

    We have good and fun memories of Henry and your family during our many get togethers

    Our love and thoughts are with you to help keep you strong during this time of grief

    One’s journey does not stop upon your leave of earthly bonds, it is simply another chapter of rebirth we all must take

    Darren, Linda, Braden and Alyssa

  6. Very sorry about this and hope your family finds strength in the love you have for Henry. Our deepest condolences.

  7. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Lori and family.
    Dan and Donna Crowe

  8. Lori and Eldon, we are deeply saddened to hear about Henry. Our condolences and love to you both.
    “What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.” -Helen Keller

    Diane, Mark, Molly and Eli

  9. Dear Family Members, Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your dear loved one . Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in a persons life. Are we not truly blessed with the hope our Creator has given us of seeing our loved ones again. His loving comfort from the scriptures brings us much relief and confidence in the blessings of Jehovah’s Kingdom. Revelation 21:4 “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” John 5:28,29 “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out” .” I hope these scriptures from God’s word have brought you some comfort and you will be able to reflect on this wonderful hope when you think of your loved one.

  10. My deepest thoughts, prayers and condolences to the families of Henry..

  11. My heart aches and nature weeps today as I hold you in my thoughts and prayers…much love .

  12. I’I am so sorry to hear if of your loss. My heartfelt condolences to your entire family and all of Henry’s friends.

  13. Thinking of your family with such sadness…I am so very sorry to hear of your loss.

  14. I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of Henry. I hope that your loving memories of him will help ease your pain.
    BIG hugs to everyone. XOX Joan

  15. Lorelei and Eldon,
    We want to express our deepest condolences. We took karate with Henry (and Eldon) and really enjoyed getting to know him.
    God be with you during this difficult time.
    Heidi, Elijah and Judah ?

  16. It was terrible to hear about Henry and we express our sincere sympathy to you and your family. The loss of someone dear to us is never easy, but may you take comfort in the fact that you are surrounded by people who love and care for you. If there is anything we can do, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

  17. Eldon, Lori, and Paul:
    A loss like this is so deeply personal and affects each of you, and your family members, in a profound and unique way. We have been thinking of you daily and sending our love to you all. Thank you for allowing us to share in the beautiful celebration of life that you held for Henry. The words that were spoken and the emotions that were shared were so fitting for such a wonderful young man. All of our lives were enriched by our relationship with Henry. Love, Shelley & Tom

  18. Paul , Lori. and Eldon…..I just want to give you my sincere condolences in the tragic loss of Henry….Aunty Joan

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