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Obituaries 13 Sep 1997

(9/13/97) BHATTI _ Mrs. Gurdial Kaur Bhatti passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 11, 1997 at the age of 73 years. She is survived by her daughter Surjit Minhas of Edmonton; her son K. Amarjit Bahatti of Calgary; her grandson Sunny Bhatti, son of the late Gurmukh Bhatti; and numerous other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. on Sunday September 14, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow at Calgary Crematorium. Funeral Service and Cremation arrangements are in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 299-0100.

(9/13/97) BLOOR _ It is with great sadness that Judith A.H. Bloor, beloved mother, daughter and friend passed away peacefully at her home in Calgary on September 9, 1997. She is remembered with love and affection and will be truly missed. Her devotion and commitment to her children, Alex, Isabel, Sarah are a reminder and a tribute of her strength and character. There are many friends and dearly loved family in England whose memories of Judith will always be treasured. Remember that no matter how big or small it is, mom will always be a part of everyone's garden. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Lorne Irwin officiating. Interment to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2 or Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/12/97) BORGFORD _ Kevin Stanley (August 26, 1997). A quiet Requiem Eucharist was held in memory of Kevin at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church, September 7, 1997. A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest for Kevin. We will deeply miss you Son. Love Mom (Patrice and Jack Barnes) and Dad (John and Kelly Borgford) and families.

(9/13/97) BURTIS _ Ronald Roy Burtis, suddenly at his home, September 11, 1997, age 42 years. He is survived by his wife Karen; one son Troy; one daughter Tammy; many relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements to follow.

(9/12/97) CAMPBELL _ Clark Earl George of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at the age of 61. "Sailor", as he was known to his friends and family, was born in Sudbury on September 20, 1935. Clark served in the Navy for five years and traveled the world; but he ended his travels in Wabamun, Alberta where he met the love of his life, Madeline. Clark had a long and successful career in the computer business as an executive administrator at McMaster University, and was one of the leaders in the field of computerized medical data processing. After teaching computer courses at the University of Calgary, and being a computer systems analyst for several large firms in Calgary, Clark retired because of illness. Sailor leaves behind his partner in life of thirty-seven years, Madeline; sons, Howard, Mark, and Jeff; daughters, Cathy, Tracy and Beverly. He also leaves behind grandchildren, Emma, Jake, Claire, Katelyn, Maggie and Henry, who loved him very much. Also mourning the passing of Clark are his sister Gail; his stepfather Ed; Aunt Lee; Uncle Charlie; and numerous cousins who will miss him. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 13, 1997 at the Bowness Royal Canadian Legion Hall at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to celebrate Clark's life with his family.

(9/13/97) CARRINGTON _ Jean Roberts Carrington of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 8, 1997. Jean was born in Calgary and lived throughout the years in Calgary, Nanton, Lethbridge and Strathmore. Jean will be remembered as a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her brother John Stephen of Chilliwack, B.C.; and her three children, and their families, Donna and Syd Mitchell, Rob and Michelle, Heather and Carl, and "wee" Ryan; Catherine and Bill Rowley, Jason and Darren; and Susan and Edward Weisse. The family would like to extend a warm "Thank You" to Dr. Ward Fanning and the medical staff of the Strathmore Hospital for the loving care shown to our mother. At Jean's request, a Private Family Service will be held. A luncheon for relatives and friends will be held at Royal Canadian Legion Centennial Branch No. 285, 9202 Horton Road S.W., Calgary on Wednesday, September 17, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. If relatives and friends desire, the family requests donations be made in Jean's name to Strathmore District Health Services, Palliative Care Fund, 200 Brent Boulevard, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J9. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/13/97) CRANN _ George (Winty) Crann passed away peacefully on September 10, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Memorial Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/13/97) DANIELSON _ Margaret Sigurros Danielson (nee Sigvaldason) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children, at her home on September 10, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Magnus ("Danny") Ingiborg Danielson in 1993, and her mother and father, Ingibjorg and Valdimar Sigvaldason. Margaret's gentle spirit will be sadly missed by her five children, Valerie, Ingrid, David, Karen and Jonina and their partners, Joey, Dennis, Selma, Dana and Milt; ten grandchildren; three sisters, Solrun, Kristin and Emily; four brothers, Ingimar, Marino, Barney and Lawrence; and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Hanslip and Calgary Home Services, especially Norma, Shirley, and Marcella. Those who wish to join the family in the Funeral Service honoring her life may do so at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 10620 Elbow Drive S.W., on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Beth DeVan officiating. Luncheon and Interment to follow. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 or to a charity of the donor's choice. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.

(9/13/97) FAIRLEY _ Mr. Andrew (Andy) Thomson Fairley of Calgary, beloved husband of the late Amy Fairley, passed away at the Rosedale Hospice on Friday, September 12, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Andy is the beloved father of Jeannette (Roy) Barr of Calgary, Marilyn (Earl) Smith of Olds, AB and Andrea (Bryan) Sherwood of Chestermere, AB; and dear grandfather of eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Andy will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (703 Heritage Drive S.W.) on Sunday, September 14, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Carol Barwick and Rev. Karl English officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew's name to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 3J3. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/12/97) FETHERSTON _ Eileen B. passed away peacefully at her home in Saanichton on Wednesday, September 10, 1997. She was predeceased by her husband Walter and her sister Hazel. Eileen will be missed and is lovingly remembered by her daughter Terry; her son Don; her special life-long friend Hilda McGurk; and her friends and relatives in Alberta and B.C. After living a full and satisfying life in Calgary, she moved to Victoria where she joined the Central Saanich Senior Citizens Association in Brentwood Bay. Her eyes sparkled when she talked of all the wonderful new friends she made at the "500 Club" and the "Crib" card groups of the Seniors Association. We wish to thank Carmel MacDonald, home care nurse, and Dr. Stephanie Dimoff for their expert care and kind support during our difficult time. "Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on the snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush. Of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there. I did not die. At Eileen's request there will be no Service. Private Cremation. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in Eileen's name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Vancouver Island Memorial Society. HAYWARDS - VICTORIA. Telephone: 1-250-386-3505.

(9/13/97) GEIDER _ Mrs. Edith Justine Geider of Calgary, passed away at the Extindicare Hillcrest Nursing Home on September 11, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, September 15, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In living memory of Edith Geider, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

(9/13/97) GIBBS _ Dulcie A.E., died in Leduc Hospital on September 11, 1997, aged 73 years. Dulcie was born at Southland-On-Sea, England on April 10, 1924. The family moved to London where she attended school and grew to her adult years. During World War II she was a member of the staff of SOE in London. SOE was a War Office unit engaged in intelligence gathering and espionage in occupied France. Dulcie married Reginald Gibbs, then a Canadian airman, on July 3, 1945. In 1946, she emigrated to Canada and for five years resided in Saskatoon while her husband attended university. In 1951 the family moved to Winnipeg and in 1952 to Calgary which was her home thereafter. She is deeply mourned and sadly missed by daughter Rosemary (James) Giles, grandson Noel and granddaughter Emily; by son Michael (Lori), granddaughter Whitney and grandson Dylan; by Hon. Reginald Gibbs; and by sisters, Mary Young of London, England and Phyllis Last of Sydney, Australia. Dulcie was enormously compassionate not only for the members of her family but also for the needy in society. In the last twenty years of her life, quietly and unobtrusively, she did what was within her abilities to alleviate the lot of the truly unfortunate. We will not see her like again. A Memorial Service will be held at the Chapel of McInnis & Holloway Funeral Home, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on behalf of Dulcie to the following charities: Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary, Operation Eyesight and The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary.

(9/13/97) GOODMAN _ Victoria, passed away after a lengthy illness, September 10, 1997 at the Mineral Springs Hospital, Banff, Alberta. Victoria resided in Red Deer, Alberta for thirty-eight years. She will be lovingly remembered by her brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. Victoria was predeceased by her husband Robert Goodman, parents, Mathew and Teresa Ballek, sisters, Christine McHardy and Teresa Ballek. Prayers at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Banff on Friday, September 12, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. with Father T. Garvey, Celebrant. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer, on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Father G. Seifert SAC, Celebrant. Interment at Alto Reste Memorial Gardens to follow. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society for those wishing to donate. Arrangements in care of JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 211 Bear Street, Banff, AB. Telephone: 1-403-762-3433 in Banff, or 297-0711 in Calgary.

(9/13/97) GUY _ Mrs. Marie Guy (nee Brohman) of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Auxiliary Hospital on Tuesday, September 9, 1997, at the age of 78 years. Marie was born on June 13, 1919 in Lacombe, Alberta and has resided in Alberta all her life. Her family ranched near the Ghost Dam since the early 1940's. She will be fondly remembered by her two cousins, Colleen Von Pless of California, and Mary Kelly of Ontario; and her two companions, Dorothy Edge and Robert Urwin. Marie was predeceased by her first husband Elmer McDonald in 1963 and her second husband Robert Guy in 1989. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Myles Gaffney, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Marie Guy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Phone: 403-241-0044.

(9/13/97) HEAPHY _ Jackie C.M. (nee Core) of Sudbury, Ontario, passed away at the Sudbury General Hospital on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at the age of 54. Jackie is survived by her husband Don of Sudbury; her children, Patrick of Sudbury, Shawn of Switzerland, and Cori of St. Thomas, Ontario. She will also be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by her mother Alice Lalonde (nee Core) of Sudbury; her brother John Lalonde of Montreal; and her sister Joanne Hansen (nee Lalonde) of Calgary. Jackie leaves to mourn, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who will remember her always as a happy and free spirit dedicated to her children. Jackie graduated from the Marymount School of Nursing in 1965 and married Don in 1966. She was a member of the Idelwylde Golf & Country Club and loved her time on the links. She was a nurse in many units of the Sudbury General Hospital and was dedicated to giving care to those in need and will always be in the hearts of those she touched. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, September 8, 1997 at St. Andrew's the Apostle Church in Sudbury, Ontario. Donations are being accepted to the Jackie Heaphy Memorial Bursary, c/o Lougheed Funeral Home, 252 Regent Street, Sudbury, Ontario, P3C 4C8.

(9/13/97) HOOPER _ William John (Jack). On Wednesday, September 11, 1997, Mr. William John (Jack) Hooper of Lacombe, Alberta, passed away at the age of 78 years. He is survived by his loving wife Roberta (Bobbie); daughter Jennifer (Wayne) Ryan of Calgary; and son Tom (Debbie) Hooper of Edmonton; five grandsons, Michael (Caroline), John (Christie) and Scott of Calgary, and Jason and Brant of Edmonton; and four great-grandchildren, Clayton, Ryan, Ashley and Sierra of Calgary. He is also survived by sister Kathleen Phillips and brother Ernest (Bobbie) Hooper of Edmonton; sisters, Joyce (Bob) Strachan of Medicine Hat and Wilma (Ted) Clarke of Edmonton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation at Jack's request. Memorial Service to be held Monday, September 15, 1997, 2:00 p.m. at Delwood Road Baptist Church, 6712 Delwood Road, Edmonton.

(9/13/97) LARSEN _ Rona Helen, nee Drinnan, born December 16, 1928, in Calgary, Alberta, passed away in Parksville, BC on September 8, 1997. She was predeceased by her husband Viggo in December 1996. Rona will be greatly missed by her daughter Kay, Vancouver, BC; son Chris and his wife Fariya, Buffalo, NY; extended family, friends, and the many winged visitors to her bird feeders. Rona graduated in Geography at UBC in 1950, and then went on to work for the Civil Service in Ottawa and City Planning in Vancouver. Her professional career was interrupted by motherhood in the 1960's but resumed in Saskatoon in the 1970's at the Institute for Northern Studies and the Provincial Ombudsman office. During her seventeen years in Calgary, the Silver Springs Golf and Country Club was the centre of her sporting and social life. Known for her quick mind and many stories, Rona's passions included birding, reading, doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles, needlepoint, playing the piano, listening to CBC Radio, and enjoying the 19th hole. Herlong anticipated retirement to Vancouver Island was tragically cut short after her nine month battle with cancer. The family is grateful for the compassionate care given by the Parksville Home Care Nurses. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Salvation Army.

(9/13/97) LITTLE _ Lorne M. Little of Calgary, formerly of Dartmouth, NS, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his residence on Friday, September 12, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Lorne was born in Calgary on Sunday, August 3, 1924 and raised in Grainger, AB. He was based in Halifax, NS serving in the Royal Canadian Navy for twenty-five years, then relocated to Calgary in 1969 where he has since resided. Lorne is survived by his loving family, Jim Little and his wife Alexis of Dartmouth, NS, Carol and her husband Kal Krishnan of Pittsburg, CA, Elaine Little of Edmonton, Colleen and her husband Dale Reid of Edmonton, Debby and her husband Brian Herron of Calgary, Andrew Little of Victoria, BC, and Gerald Ritchie of Parksville, BC; as well as seven grandchildren. He is also survived by Virginia Ohlhauser of Carbon, AB, Gladys and Don Reid of Sundre, AB, Fred and Marchia Little of Rocky Mountain House, AB, Bill and Lois Little of Nanton, AB, and Allan and Donna Little of Ponoka, AB; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Lorne was predeceased by his wife Ola Little and daughter Nora Ritchie. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Sunday, September 14, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Westminster United Church (4316 Richmond Road S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. John Miller officiating. Memorial tributes may be made directly to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Lorne Little, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

(9/12/97) MAC FARLANE _ Melanie Dawn passed away September 9th, 1997 at the age of 43. She was the loving daughter of Melvin R. Mac Farlane and sister to Calvin D. Mac Farlane (Patricia and Preston). Melanie was predeceased by her mother Dorothea and brother Dennis. She leaves to mourn many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Friends. Melanie had a lasting influence on so many students and staff during her 20 years with the Calgary Public School Board. Graduating from the University of Calgary she started teaching Physical Education for several years, and after completing her Master degree moved into Guidance. Her infectious spirit, patience and energy for her profession go unchallenged. She touched the hearts and minds of so many family, friends, students and colleagues. Her bright smile and kind gestures have generated warmth and friendship for so long. We will truly miss you Melanie, our thoughts will be with you always. Memorial reception to be announced.

(9/13/97) McHALE _ Mrs. Joyce McHale (nee Epps), beloved wife for forty-seven years of Mr. Patrick McHale of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Friday, September 12, 1997 at the age of 68 years. Joyce was born in Faversham, Kent, England on Saturday, February 16, 1929 and came to Canada with her family in May of the same year. She resided in the Montreal area of Quebec until 1984, then moving to Calgary to be with her grandchildren. Besides her loving husband, Joyce is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Clair Edwards, and Joanne and Ken Nuttall; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Elaine McHale; three grandson, Terry Carbonnell and Stacey Wright, Dale Carbonnell, and Alex McHale; her granddaughter Crystal McHale; and her great-granddaughter Erica Carbonnell. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald Epps, and Tom and Mary Epps, and Eileen Epps; two sisters and brother-in-law, Hilda and Don Grant, and Peggy Coyle; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Joyce was predeceased by her parents, her brother Bob, her brother-in-law Tom Coyle, and her sister-in-law Betty Epps. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In living memory of Joyce McHale, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

(9/13/97) McINNES _ Leonard Douglas McInnes of Calgary, passed away at the Forest Grove Nursing Home on September 12, 1997 at the age of 70 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

(9/13/97) McKEVITT _ Larry of Calgary, passed away on September 11, 1997 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Larry is survived by his best friend and wife, Marcelle of thirty-three years; his loving daughter Michelle and husband Darcy Kopp; and special grandson Ryan. Larry has been a longtime employee of the Western Co-op Fertilizer where he thoroughly enjoyed his work and the many friends he acquired there. Larry's love for life included spending special time with family and friends. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and cheering on the Stampeders. Larry is survived by his brothers, Hugh (Marilyn), Ed (Linda); sisters, Sheila Bateman, Alberta (Ken) Macmillan, Audrey (Jack) Whiteley; mother-in-law Cecile Reeves; brother-in-law Dennis (Leslie) Stringer; sister-in-law Joanne (Richard) Wilson; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Sunday, September 14, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Very Rev. Leonard J. Hagel, VF Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Midnapore. In living memory of Larry McKevitt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

(9/13/97) NOAKES _ Audrey Ellen (nee Hays). Suddenly on Monday, September 8, 1997 at the Queensway General Hospital, Toronto in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Harry Noakes. Loving mother of Ardith Quanbury and her husband Charlie of Maple, Ontario, and Gina Smith and her husband Andrew of London, Ontario. Dear grandmother of Jessica and Heidi. Sister of Catherine, Laura, Virginia, Jean and the late Harry, Tom and Jack and their families. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Carstairs Cemetery, Carstairs, Alberta. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/13/97) PRESS _ Carrie Harmer, passed away peacefully September 10, 1997 in the Foothills Hospital at the age of 94 years. Carrie was born in Blackburn, England, November 14, 1902 and came to Calgary with her family at age seven. In 1924 she married Douglas Press and continued to reside here ever since. Carrie is survived by her sons, Douglas (Mae) and Ed (Olwyn); four grandchildren, Maureen, Kevin, Stephen and Judy; as well as six great-grandchildren; and a brother Frank (Dora) Jones; and several nieces and nephews. Carrie was predeceased by her husband Douglas in 1971, her sister Gladys Houston and brother Louis Jones. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. The Press family would like to express our sincere gratitude to Dr. Lauf and all the staff of Unit 36 and 47 at the Foothills Continuing Care Unit for their loving care and compassion shown to our mother and her family. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary T2G 3G2. FOSTERS'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888.

(9/13/97) TIBERIO _ Sebastiano Tiberio, beloved husband of sixty-two years to Adolorata Tiberio of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Sebastiano was born on January 30, 1917 in Sepino, Italy. He was a veteran of World War II and immigrated to Canada in 1955. He was then followed by several other family members and friends. Besides his loving wife, Sebastiano is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Antonio and Eufemia Tiberio; two daughters and a son-in-law, Giuseppina Iuliani, and Marianna and Antonio Maione, all of Calgary; as well as fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Carmela DaNello of Montreal; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Sebastiano was predeceased by two brothers, Domenico and Nicola Tiberio, two sisters, Lucia Petrillo and Marianna Petrillo, and his son-in-law Angelo Iuliani. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Sunday, September 14, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 - 14 Avenue N.E.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Valentino Alberton, C.S. Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Sebastiano Tiberio, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

(9/13/97) WHEATCROFT _ James Clifford (Red) Wheatcroft, beloved husband of Olive Wheatcroft of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Cliff Wheatcroft, a self-made man with an inventive and entrepreneurial spirit, spent many years as a highly successful cattle broker. His business interests included J.C. Wheatcroft Co. Ltd., Midnapore Land and Cattle Co., Alberta Western Beef, T.W.K. Leasing Co. and Isabella Beef. He was greatly respected by colleagues, family, and friends for his integrity, tenacity and his generosity of spirit. Cliff was an adventurer who was the "captain of his ship and master of his fate". He created a wealth of rich memories including endless summers on the family houseboat, soaring adventures in his home-built airplane, and gentle days of sailing on his yacht in Mexico. His ready laugh, stimulating conversations, and supportive pride in the efforts and achievements of those around him will be greatly missed. He remains an inspiration to all who knew him. Besides his loving wife, Cliff is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, and three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Doug Heathfield of Toronto, ON, Judy and John Dudar of Halifax, NS, Jon Wheatcroft and Laura Evans of Ottawa, ON, Tim and Roberta Wheatcroft, and Mavis Wheatcroft and Patrick Plichon, all of Calgary; as well as fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Margaretta and Herbert Thorndyke of Mallorca, Spain; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cliff was predeceased by his first wife Isabel and his two sons, Kelly and Michael. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Cliff Wheatcroft a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

(9/13/97) deWITTE _ Geerard (Gerry) deWitte, beloved husband of Mrs. Merina Merilyn deWitte of Calgary, passed away in Berlin, Germany as a result of complications to surgery following a jobsite accident on September 5, 1997 at the age of 50 years. Funeral Services will be held at Calgary Central Seventh-day Adventist Church (1920 - 13 Avenue N.W.), today, September 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Roy Jamieson and Pastor Mel Djkowich officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Geerard deWitte, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.


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