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ABBOUD - Jamileh Hanna Abboud, passed away on June 29, 1997 at the age of 72 years, beloved wife of Dib Abboud, Calgary; and beloved mother of Debbie (Hikmat) Shlah, Nuha (Joseph) Moussallem, Matil (Bruce) Spies, Roger (Aida) Abboud and Shady (Huguette) Abboud. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and a sister Haboube Hanna; and numerous nieces and nephews and friends who loved her. Funeral Services will be held at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church (402 Meredith Road N.E.) today, July 2, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Assad Abu-Rahal officiating. Interment will follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (7/2/97).
ABOUSSAFY - Mr. N.E. Frank Aboussafy passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 22, 1997 at the age of 101 years. Frank was born in Lebanon on January 17, 1896 and settled in Canada in 1909. Frank and Marguerite were married in 1926 and resided in Wetaskiwin from 1926 to 1936 when they moved to Coleman where they purchased a general dry goods store. Frank was a charter member of the Kiwanis Club in Wetaskiwin. While in Coleman he served on many Federal, Provincial, Community and Service Clubs. Frank was Mayor and Councillor of Coleman for twenty-three consecutive years and during that period the town purchased the Light and Water Company subsequently eliminating town property taxes. Upon retiring they moved to Calgary in 1967 where they enjoyed a long and pleasant retirement. He is survived by a daughter Louise; a son and daughter-in-law, Edmund and Theresa; a sister Emeline of Wetaskiwin; as well as sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Frank is predeceased by his wife Marguerite Aboussafy on May 15, 1992. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), on Friday, July 25, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, on Saturday, July 26, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Flanagan, Celebrant. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society, 7475 Flint Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2H 1G3 or the Salvation Army, 1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1B9. In living memory of Frank Aboussafy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (7/24/97).
ABRAHAMSON - C. Ervin Abrahamson, beloved husband of the late Irene Abrahamson of Calgary, formerly of Nelson and Vancouver, passed away peacefully on June 24, 1997, at the age of 80 years. He is the loving father of one son and two daughters, Yvette (Ted) Swendson of Calgary, Yvonne (Shane) Hendra of Lac La Nonne, AB., Warren (Marcy) Abrahamson of Strathmore; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Should friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2) would be greatly appreciated by the family. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/25/97).
ABRAMENKO - Mrs. Nora Abramenko, of Calgary, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on November 10, 1997 at the age of 90 years. Nora was born in Russia and came to Canada with her father, the late Paul Baronets in 1923, where they settled in Three Hills, Alberta. In 1928, she married Ehnaty Abramenko and together they farmed in the Three Hills district until the 1940's, when they moved to Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Ehnaty (Uncle "E"), in 1986. Nora had resided in the George Boyack Nursing Home for the past eighteen years. Her niece Em Morrison, wishes to express her sincere appreciation to the Fourth Floor Staff of the George Boyack, for the years of care that Nora received, especially in the past few months. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Services to follow at Union Cemetery. As a tribute to Nora, Leyden's will be making a donation to the George Boyack Nursing Home. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member" Telephone: 228-4422 (11/13/97).
ABRAMS - Robert Bryan (Bob) Abrams, beloved husband of Mrs. Edith Anne (Edie) Abrams of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on October 25, 1997 at the age of 67 years. Bob worked throughout his life in the Oil & Gas industry as a consultant and in sales, where he enjoyed traveling and meeting people. Bob's greatest joys were spending time with his grandchildren, taking photographs of nature, collecting model trains, and various sports. Bob was always very proud of his two daughters, Nadene Turgeon and her husband Gerry and Nancy Abrams, all of Calgary; and his three grandchildren, Aron, Danielle and Hayley. He is also survived by his sister Marlene, and her husband Len Hinz of Laird, Saskatchewan, his father and mother-in-law, Peter and Anna McCallum of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, as well as numerous other family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Lewry of Central United Church officiating. In living memory of Bob, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (10/28/97).
ABREY - Jane Agnes Abrey (nee Contois), beloved wife of Mr. Stan Abrey of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on October 15, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Jane was born on June 10, 1920 in Gypsumville, Manitoba. She resided in Winnipeg until she came to Calgary in 1987. Jane was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Besides her loving husband Stan and her devoted grandson Derek Lucier, Jane is survived by five sons and two daughters-in-law, Peter and Trudy Contois, Stanley and Judy Contois, and Joe Lucier, all of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Bill Lucier of Lundar, Manitoba and Russell Lucier of Calgary; six daughters and four sons-in-law, Josephine and Charles Vivier of Calgary, Cecilia and Clifford Halaburda of Gypsumville, Manitoba, Jacqueline Lucier of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Elizabeth and Charlie Rudolph, Linda and Simon Brown, and Blanche Lucier, all of Winnipeg, Manitoba; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister-in-law Alice and George Hay of Calgary, and many nieces and nephews. Jane was predeceased by her son Edwin Lucier, and her brother Angus Contois. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", today, October 19, 1997 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Salvation Army - Glenmore Temple (921 - 68 Avenue S.W.), on Monday, October 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Captain Larry Martin officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In living memory of Jane Abrey, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (10/19/97).
ACHATZ - Ms. Berta, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on July 4, 1997, at the age of 81 years, surrounded by her loving family. She will be lovingly remembered by niece Angelika and her husband Arnold Hubick; grandnephew Frank and his children, Rusty and Jory; grandniece Susan and her children, Andrea and Anna Marie; grandniece Angela and her daughter Tina. Berta is also survived by her three sisters, one brother and numerous relatives in Germany. She was a dedicated nurse most of her life. Berta worked at the Banff Mineral Springs Hospital as well as Holy Cross and Colonel Belcher Hospitals in Calgary. She was a very compassionate and loving person and will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 7103 - 20 A Street S.E., on Tuesday, July 8, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Rolando O. Badiola, Celebrant. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, (Jacques Chapel), Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (7/7/97).
ADAMS - Mrs. Alice Adams (nee Murdoch) of Calgary, passed away peacefully at her residence on November 18, 1997 at the age of 89 years. Alice was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and came to Canada as a child. She pioneered dance in Calgary, opening one of the first dance schools in the city in 1927. Over the years, she studied dance in New York, Seattle, London, Edinburgh and Paris. The annual Alice Murdoch School of Dancing reviews were a mainstay of the Calgary entertainment scene until her retirement in 1949. During the Second World War she choreographed a show that was performed almost four hundred times in army, air force and P.O.W. camps in Alberta. Alice also choreographed the annual Rotary Club of Calgary President's Ball Show for forty years and was a recipient of a Paul Harris Fellowship Award for her contribution to Rotary. In recognition of her significant contribution to the development of dance in Alberta, Alice received the Alberta Dance Award at the 1989 Dance in Canada Awards Gala. She and her husband Bill were proprietors of Adams Electric in Banff for many years. More recently, she kept active and happy with her aquacize, bridge, trips to Hawaii and many cherished friends. Her children and grandchildren were an enormous source of pride and joy to her. She had a dancer's spirit and the memory of her incredible strength, resilience and willpower will forever inspire us all. Alice is survived by her children, Ryan and Carolyn Adams, Sharon LaRiviere and Vicki Adams Willis, all of Calgary; five grandchildren, Jane and Stephie LaRiviere, Dr. Sandra Adams, David Adams and Alice Adams-Wood; as well as a great-granddaughter Amy Adams. She is also survived by her brother James Murdoch and her sister Jean Simpson, both of Calgary. Alice was predeceased by her husband Bill Adams in 1978. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, November 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Rotary Club Foundation, 622, 304 - 8 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2. In living memory of Alice Adams, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/19/97).
ADAMS - Jasper "Joe" Adams of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre on November 4, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Beloved husband and best friend to Sylvia; father and hero to Kevin and Dennis. Also surviving is a very special brother and sister-in-law, Mick and Valene Perdue; as well as nephews, Leonard and Lloyd Perdue; as well as many friends. Jasper came from a pioneering family, was born and raised in the Peace River country of Alberta. He was raised with a true "Cowboy Spirit", and moved to Calgary in 1950. Jasper fought courageously with arthritis for many years of his life, and then with heart disease for the last few years. Despite this, he involved himself in many passions from being involved with horses with his sons, collecting Canadian Folk music, inventing, painting and his love of music and songwriting. He loved his jam sessions, especially get-togethers with "The Singing Circle". Special thanks to Mick and Val Perdue and family; also to the nurses and staff on Unit 44 of the Peter Lougheed Centre. "In Memory" A Heart of Gold Stopped Beating. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you didn't go alone. For part of us went with you, The day God took you home. They say memories are golden, And for us that will be true. But we never wanted memories, We only wanted you. We Love and Miss you! _ Sylvia, Dennis, Kevinand Cats A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Saturday, November 8, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Cremation to follow. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/6/97).
ADAMS - Joseph Cecil. Cec is at peace. He was born on December 18, 1914 at Glenboro, Manitoba and died on November 24, 1997 at Calgary. Grandpa's memory will be cherished by his daughter Bev; his son Brad; daughter-in-law Anni; and special grandchildren, Leah and Grayson, all of Calgary. He was predeceased by his beloved Gwen. He will be missed by Gwen's sisters and brothers and their families, by his sister Nancy, and sister-in-law Vonda, and their families and many friends. Cec found adventure in the Royal Canadian Navy in World War II. After the war, he found love in Winnipeg, married and moved to Calgary. For forty-eight years, Cec and Gwen welcomed family and friends to their home with the manicured lawn and the fragrant lilac bushes. Cec worked as a planer at Cushing Mills and as a caretaker at McKay Road Elementary and TB Riley Jr. High. He enjoyed his retirement, especially walking, camping, watching baseball and winning at crib. A gifted woodworker, he was especially proud of the recycled-wood trays and hockey stick cutting boards that he made. Above all, Cec enjoyed his family. We will remember him dressed jauntily in his Panama hat, red shirt and bolo tie. Goodnight, dear Grandpa; the Lord bless you and keep you. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, November 27, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trans-Canada Trail, telephone 270-2262 for applications. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.228601(11/26/97).
ADLAM - Timothy Andrew, suddenly as the result of an accident, on Saturday, November 29, 1997 in his 28th year. Tim Adlam of 544 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke, dearly loved husband of Angela Adlam (nee Plummer); dearly loved father of Hannah Lou Adlam; dearly loved son of Frank and Reta Adlam (nee Remus), Pembroke; loving brother of Lorelei Rabishaw (husband Jamie), Pembroke, Allison Deakin (husband Ian), Manotick, and Frank Adlam (wife Patricia), Pembroke; dear uncle to Sarah, Ellie and Alanna; dear son-in-law of Kent and Barbara Plummer, Pembroke; brother-in-law of Tanya Plummer, Ottawa; loving grandson to Lou Plummer, Pembroke. Tim was a great supporter of Hockey Ministries International. Resting at the Malcolm, Deavitt and Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew Street, Pembroke, on Monday 2:00 to 4:30 and 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Service in Zion Lutheran Church on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. (As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation (RPF) or the Zion Lutheran Youth Group would be appreciated) (12/2/97).
ADMUSSEN - Beloved mother, Helen Admussen (nee Herring) of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on October 1, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Helen was born and grew up in the Sunnyslope area, later residing in the Acme area. Here she raised her family, later moving to Calgary in 1969. Helen will be sadly missed by her friends and family, Gladys and Russ Wiebe of Edmonton, Bob Herring of Kelowna, B.C., Dianne and Michael Paduano of Calgary, Don and Irene Herring of Lloydminster, Brenda and Malcolm Langley of Calgary, Jacqueline Parmley of Calgary, and Fred and Nadine Admussen of Calgary; as well as nineteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband John Herring, Chris Admussen and her dear friend Ray Farand. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, October 6, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In living memory of Helen Admussen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (10/3/97).
AGNEW - Ruth Agnew (nee McTavish) of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (10/29/97).
AIRTH - Phyllis Georgie Airth (nee Plaxton) passed away peacefully on the morning of July 4, 1997 at the Rockyview Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Bert on April 8, 1989 and by her parents, Charles and Harriet Plaxton, seven brothers and four sisters. Georgie is survived by her children, Patricia Woodrow, Bert Airth, Gail (Hector) McFadyen and Susan (Dave) Wehrhahn; her grandchildren, Bruce Woodrow, Randy Woodrow, Penny (Jeff) Brent, Julie (Trevor Cossarini) McFadyen, Shannon McFadyen, Vicki McFadyen, Lisa (Kevin) Murphy, Janice (Jim) Parker; and eight great-grandchildren. Born in Barrie, Ontario and raised in Toronto, Georgie graduated from the University of Toronto where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. After touring Europe for several months she and her sister Iola opened a broadcasting studio. Georgie and Bert were married in Toronto in 1933. They spent the first year of their life in Great Bear Lake. In 1951, Bert and Georgie and their four children moved to Calgary. Together, Bert and Georgie travelled to many parts of Canada and the world in connection with Bert's various business activities. Georgie had a deep and caring love for her family and a strong passion for business and the stock market. Memorial Services will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 - 15 Avenue S.W.), on Monday, July 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Samuel J. Stewart officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3G2 in memory of W. Bert Airth. Thank you to Dr. Fred Moriarity and to the staff in Unit 59 of the Rockyview Hospital. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (7/6/97).
AITKEN - Matthew Aitken passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at the age of 89 years. He is survived by his son, Douglas (Moira) of England, his daughters, Sandi and Billie Aitken of Calgary, and his grandchildren, Pamela, Jackie and Andrew. Matt was predeceased by his wife, Anne MacColloch Aitken in 1993. A Memorial Service will be held in Scotland at a later date. If desired, a donation in Matt's memory may be made to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6T6. Arrangements and cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (12/2/97).
ALAIN - Mr. Zaki Alain, of Calgary, passed away November 13, 1997 at Cedars Villa Nursing Home at the age of 83 years. He is survived by his children, Elais Alain (Souraya), Tony Elain (Ousyma), Lou-Lou Bojakli (Jack), Samir Alain (Samia), George Alain (Reim) and Pierre Alain (Shelly), all of Calgary; twenty grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister Hadie Alain of Calgary; and many other relatives and friends. Zaki was predeceased by his wife Zakie in April of 1996. Zaki has been a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Prayers will be held at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 7103 - 20A Street S.E., this evening, Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Catholic Church on Saturday, November 15 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Milad Zein, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/14/97).
ALEXANDER - Mr. William John "Bill" Alexander of Calgary passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on June 17, 1997 at the age of 73 years. He is survived by his loving wife Isabell; one son Bill and his wife Michele; one daughter Brenda and her husband Jason Smith; and two grandchildren, Blaine Alexander and Jessica Smith, all of Calgary. He is also survived by one brother George and his wife Sandy and family of Calgary. Bill was born on June 12, 1924 in Calgary and grew up in the Victoria Park district. He served on the HMCS Coquitlam, 1943 to 1946. He also served with the Calgary Police Service and the Fire Department from 1947 to 1980 when he retired. He played for the Calgary Stampeders Football team in 1946 and 1947. He was united in marriage to Isabell Allan on April 14, 1956. He played baseball for Purity 99's and fastball for the Erics and the Becel Wranglers and played in the Big Six Hockey League. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching Junior Sports. He coached Ladies and Girls Community Fastball. He was a volunteer for the Fairview Community Association. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES (Jacques Chapel), 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Monday, June 23, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, or the Burn Unit at Foothills Hospital. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (6/20/97).
ALEXIEWICH - John (Ivan) Alexiewich of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on June 24, 1997 at the age of 94 years, beloved father and father-in-law of Anthony and Nancy Alexiewich of Hudson Bay, Sask., Diana Alexiewich of Sherwood Park, and Ann Koziol of Beaumont; dearly beloved grandfather of Barbara (Blair) Walker, Corianne Alexiewich, J.R. (Gary) and Morgan Koziol; and dear great-grandfather of Amy Lee and Justin John Walker. He was predeceased by his beloved and devoted wife Alice Alexiewich (nee Holowchuk) in 1989, his son John George in 1970, his grandson Michael Alexiewich in 1992, four brothers, Jacob in 1960 in Siberia, Bill in 1970 in Ukraine, George in 1972 in Romania, and Nick in 1985 in Edmonton, and one sister Mafta (Martha) Petrunik in 1994 in Ukraine. John was born in Stawchany, Bukovina, Ukraine and came to Canada in 1925 to Raymore, Sask. where he farmed. In 1930 he moved to High Prairie, AB where he homesteaded and farmed until 1936. John then resided in Manitoba and Saskatchewan until moving to Calgary in 1961. John was a very active member of the progressive movement of the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians and served in various executive capacities. He was a great worker and supporter for peace and unity for all the people in the world and was an advocate for nuclear disarmament. Relatives and friends are invited for Visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Sunday, June 29, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. with Mr. William Chomyn officiating. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/27/97).
ALFIERI - Mr. Antonio Alfieri, beloved husband of Mrs. Lucia Alfieri of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Monday, December 1, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Antonio was born on October 19, 1920 in Saviano, Napoli, Italy. He immigrated to Canada in August 1963. His love of life was going to his cabin with his family, enjoying the nature and joy surrounded by him. Antonio was a loving husband, a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Antonio is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Rosetta and Vincenzo Girimonte, Toni and John Scarpelli, and Maria and Joe Costa. He will be deeply missed by his seven grandchildren, Rosa and Rodney Ayotte, Gabriele Girimonte, Mario and Lucy Scarpelli, Salina and Janessa Costa; two great-grandchildren, Timothy and Andrew Ayotte; a nephew Umberto and Maria Migliaccio; two sisters-in-law, Maria Corcione and Gelsomina LaMarca; a brother-in-law Luigi Rossi; and numerous nieces and nephews, all of Calgary. He is also survived by numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews from Italy. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, December 4, 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 Friday, December 5, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Valentino Alberton, C.S. Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 or to the Canadian Kidney Foundation of Canada, 1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2N8. Antonio's family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff of Unit 51 and his special nurses that made his hospital stay very comfortable and to Dr. K. Savoia for all your immediate attention. Not only were you a superb doctor, you were a friend. In living memory of Antonio Alfieri, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/4/97).
ALLEN - Beulah Mae (nee Donily). Born July 20, 1913 in Duluth, Minnesota, went home to the Lord in Errington, BC, May 30, 1997. She was predeceased by her husband Commodore in 1976. Beulah Mae is lovingly missed by her sons, Robert and William Allen of Calgary; daughter Hazel Allen of Red Deer, Alberta, and daughter Sylvia Campbell and husband Robin of Errington, BC. Beulah Mae lived her forty years of marriage to Commodore in the Vulcan district until 1976 when she then moved to Calgary. Her ventures took her to Leduc, Red Deer and Vancouver Island, where she lived with her daughters. At the age of sixty-five, Beulah Mae acquired her first job with Cadillac Fairview as a hostess. She enjoyed it tremendously. She is known for her creative talent in flower arranging, wedding decorating and fashion shows. A large part of Beulah Mae's life involved compassion and respect for others. She cared for her husband for two years after his stroke. At the same time she faithfully visited her younger sister in a nursing home every day for many years. Beulah Mae loved life. She loved to smile and to make people feel good. She loved the sun, flowers and being around people. She loved adventure and dared to be different. At the age of eighty-three, she had her first ride on a motorcycle. Join us to celebrate her passing on Saturday, June 7, 2:00 p.m. at her son's home at Trout Springs in Calgary, Alberta. Follow Glenmore Trail to Highway No. 8 to 117 Street, turn south at Elbow Springs Golf Course. For more information call 403-246-0583 or fax us at 403-246-4345. Dinner served at 5:00 p.m (6/6/97).
ALLAN - H. Stewart Allan passed away peacefully at the High River Hospital Nursing Home on November 3, 1997. Stewart was born in Caley, Alberta on January 20, 1911. He worked in Calgary in radio/television electronics for RCA and Zenith before settling back in Nanton in 1979. Stew was a fisherman, a golfer, a curler, a musician and a "gentle" man who many knew as Ham Operator VE6BE. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Olive; a son Donald (Mary Jo) Allan of Calgary; a daughter Carol (Wayne) Long of Nanton; grandchildren, Steve (Adeline) Allan, and Janice Allan, and great-grandchild Chas Allan Atkinson, all of Calgary; grandchildren, Shauna Walker of Billings, Montana, and Jay Long of Bozeman, Montana; as well as a sister Alberta Coutts, Nanton; and brothers, Bill Allan, Vancouver, and Dave Allan, Mount Vernon, Washington; and sister-in-law Margaret, wife of brother Jack who died some years ago. Funeral arrangements by Snodgrass Funeral Home to be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 7, 1997 at the Nanton United Church. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society (11/4/97).
ALLAN - On November 18, 1997, Lynda Gail, late of Delta, B.C., aged 49 years. Survived by her daughter Angie Allan; mother Vicky McMillian; sisters, Bonnie McMillian (Dee), Wendy (Craig) Daws; niece Erin; nephew Collin; loving friend Patti; special friends, Jim, John, Rusty, Troch. Friendship gathering in memory of Lynda will be held Sunday, November 23 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Hillside Boy's and Girl's Club, 11339 - 84 Avenue, Delta. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Boy's and Girl's Club of Delta and the Vancouver Rape Relief would be appreciated. COLUMBIA - BOWELL. Telephone: 1-604-521-4881 (11/21/97).
ALLEN - Margaret Flora. It is with great sadness that on December 22, 1997, Margaret FloraAllen of Calgary, formerly of Edmonton, passed away quietly at the Foothills Hospital after avery short illness. Her loving husband Henry; daughter Margaret; son-in-law Gary Webster;grandchildren, Brent and his wife Glenys, Jeffery and Janice; as well as many nieces andnephews, will sorely miss her. Margaret will also be missed by the many friends who knew herthrough the years with her bright smile and always being there to lend a helping hand. AMemorial Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME onSaturday, January 3, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Friends who so wish may make donations directly to theFoothills Hospital Trauma Unit, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 2T9 or to the AlzheimerSociety of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, T2G 3G2. Arrangements and Cremationentrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. atGarden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (12/31/97).
ALLERY - July 24, 1950 - December 19, 1997. Sandra Mary Allery (nee Saunders), beloved wife of Dave Allery of Calgary, went to be with the Lord while at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Friday, December 19, 1997, after a courageous battle with Systemic Scleroderma, at the age of 47 years. Sandy was very active with Kinettes and K-ettes where she held various executive positions and was a life member. Besides her loving husband, Sandy is survived by her son Dan, her daughter Lindsay, all of Calgary, and her father Bernie Saunders of Winnipeg. She was predeceased by her mother Mildred Saunders in 1990. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W.), on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens at a later date. If friends so desire, the family would appreciate memorial tributes be made directly to the "Friends of Sandy" Scleroderma Trust Fund c/o the Royal Bank of Canada, 144, 250 Shawville Boulevard S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2Y 2Z7. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Wendy Tink and the Internal Medicine staff at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. In living memory of Sandy Allery, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/20/97).
ALLEY - Jarrett John Alley, Forever Loved son of Jack and Sandy and sister Lauren (ageeleven), of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly at the Foothills Hospital on December 14,1997, after a heroic struggle due to complications arising from an aneurysm. Jarrett wasborn in Saskatoon, SK, Sunday, March 18, 1984 and moved to Calgary in 1991. He was agrade eight student at Cardinal Newman School and will be remembered by all as adetermined, focused and organized young man who would carry out any project, task orathletic endeavor to the best of his abilities. Jarrett was an outstanding sportsman andathlete who loved hockey, soccer, running, biking, fishing and camping. He will be lovinglymissed by his family and friends for his compassion, kindness to others and overwhelming"Love of Life". Jarrett is also survived by his grandparents, Gordonand Irene Alley, and Don and Elaine Lischka; his aunts, uncles and cousins, Lisa and BarryBugera and daughter Rayanne; Lorelie and Jeff Gordon and sons, Jayme, Joel and Trevor;Grant Lischka and son Andrew; Darrell and Angie Lischka and daughter Rebecca; as well asnumerous great-aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited toPrayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" 14441Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass incelebration of Jarrett's life will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 ShawnessyBoulevard S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith F. Sorge,Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "Holy Family Cemetery" atEden Brook Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so desire, memorialtributes may be made directly to the Jarrett Alley Memorial Trust Fund c/o The BowValley Hockey Society, Box 43009, Calgary, AB T2J 7A7 or at any CIBC Branch in Calgary.In living memory of Jarrett Alley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park byMcINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel"14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (12/16/97).
ALLIDINA - With great sadness we announce the passing of Mr. Fakirmohamed Rashid (Aly) Allidina, beloved husband of Mrs. Shirinbai Allidina of Calgary, at the Rockyview General Hospital on Friday, June 27, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Together with his wife, he leaves behind to mourn him, his son Mehboob (Shyrose) and their children, Adam and Jenna; his four daughters, Shahida (Sheeraz) and their children, Faheem and Rehana, Shaina (Shiraz) and their children, Tanya and Irfan, Salma (Aziz) and their children, Zahra and Alykhan, and Shama (Todd) and their children, Tasha and Katya. Mr. Allidina was born in Bharapur, India, apprenticed with Ford Motor Company in Nairobi, Kenya and worked there for twenty years. He went on to own and operate a Smoke Shop in downtown Nairobi. He moved to Calgary in 1979 and worked at the Four Seasons Hotel where he made many friends and was able to travel to other Four Seasons Hotels in Canada until his retirement in 1984. As the beloved Patriarch of his family, he will be sadly missed by the many he left behind who loved him in life and those whose lives he touched. Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre (4623 - 11 Street N.E.), today, June 30, 1997 at 12:00 noon. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In living memory of Fakirmohamed Allidina, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (6/30/97).