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1997: Deaths - Be
BEAGLE - Bernice E. passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at the age of 76. She is survived and missed by Stuart, her husband of fifty-seven years; children, Robert (Jackie) of Mossleigh, Alta., Gary (Barbara), and Shirley of Calgary; her six grandchildren, Rob and Janice; Stephen, Ryan and Curtis; and Joshua Beagle; her brothers, Len (Laura) and Alvin Stevens of High River, Alta.; and her sister Helen (Hank) Frank of Havre, Mont.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Bernice was born in High River on October 29, 1921 to Chauncey and Grace Stevens and raised on their farm near Dinton. In 1940, she married Stu and they farmed the majority of the time in the Herronton-Mossleigh area, moving to Calgary in 1973. For over twenty-five years, until restricted by ill health, Bernice and Stu enjoyed many active retired years, golfing, fishing, travelling and wintering in Southern California. She was also a very active homemaker and gardener. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Palliative Care, Strathmore Hospital, 200 Brent Boulevard, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J9. Funeral Service will be held at the Snodgrass Funeral Home in High River on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow (12/20/97).
BEAL - August 3, 1916 to September 3, 1997. Elmer James (Bud), passed away peacefully at the age of 81 years, at the Rockyview Hospital. Left to celebrate his life is the family he adored, Marion, his loving wife for fifty-six years; his daughter Marilyn J. Beal; his daughter and son-in-law, Roberta and Reg Lippitt; and his grandchildren, Stephen and Catherine Lippitt. He is also survived by his brother Jack and family. Bud was a native Calgarian who was a born salesman from an early age, including car sales and commercial real estate. Bud was so proud of his forty-five year membership in AA. He was the longest standing member of AA who joined in Calgary. Through his many illnesses and hospital stays, his ability to bounce back with a zest for life and a sense of humour touched many lives. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today at 1:00 p.m. An interpreter for the Deaf will be present. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (9/6/97).
BEAUDIN - Mr. Edward Beaudin of Calgary, and formerly of Saskatchewan, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 20, 1997 at the age of 92 years. He is survived by two sons, a daughter, a brother and a sister, and their families. Edward was predeceased by his wife Josephine in 1965 and his son Bobby in 1970. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, July 24, 1997 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, July 25, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Philip Van Tinh Le, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Calgary. In living memory of Edward Beaudin, 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).
BECK - Mr. Conrad Beck passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on June 17, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 640 - 19 Avenue N.W. on Saturday, June 21, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Ireneusz Bem, SDS Celebrant. At FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel's" annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Conrad. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/19/97).
BECK - Mr. David Robert Lewis Beck of Calgary, passed away at the Bowcrest Nursing Home on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at the age of 78 years. He is the loving father of two daughters, Susan Olive of Calgary and Juliet Beck of Vancouver; as well as five grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Mary Sidorski, and his brother Leo Beck, both of Calgary. At the family's request, a Private Funeral Service will be held. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta, 206A - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A1. In living memory of David Beck, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (10/20/97).
BECK - Edith May Beck of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre on July 22, 1997 in her 89th year. Mom was born Edith May Davies in Pentra in S. Wales on September 27, 1907. She came with her family to Beaver Mines, AB at the age of twelve. She married John Beck in Calgary on July 31, 1928. She was predeceased by him in August 1954 and by her grandson John in February 1985. She is survived by Bill Beck, Joyce Mann, John (Lorna) Beck, all of Calgary, and Linda (Alvin) Hausauer of Basile, LA. Also survived by ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. No Funeral Service. Cremation by Leyden's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice (7/23/97).
BECK - Therese (Terry), nee Piolat. Passed away peacefully in her home in Ladysmith, B.C., on June 22, 1997. She is survived by her husband of forty-two years, Heinrich (Rick); sister Doreen; daughter Lani (Bryon); sons, Mike and Paul (Mary); and by granddaughters, Keira and Erin. Predeceased by brother Andre, and sister Bobbi. Terry, a woman of action and many talents, was born December 1, 1926 in Wolseley, Saskatchewan. Her careers were many and varied. She attended University in Saskatchewan and went to join the war effort ending up in Washington DC as a translator in the Canadian Army. After the war she moved to Vancouver where she worked as a copy boy and a secretary. She met Rick there and they traveled to his home in Denmark by freighter. They settled in Toronto in 1956. In Toronto she worked for a construction company, became an independent seamstress while her sons were young, and then branched into interior decorating. She successfully fought a bout with cancer in the 1960's showing to all her survivor spirit and determination. She moved to Calgary in 1971 and turned a love of plants into a horticultural degree when she was in her fifties. She did television and radio shows as well as a newspaper column on gardening. She worked for the City of Calgary as a Horticultural Technician in the Parks/Recreation Department. In 1989 she left her position as Gardener Supervisor at the University of Calgary and moved to Ladysmith where she spent her "retirement" years. In the eight years she was in Ladysmith she created a beautiful garden from scrub brush, grew flowers for other florists, worked as a Volunteer for the Parks Board, and took up and taught ceramics. She spent her life creating beauty and continuing to learn. She had a great love for work and enjoyed helping others to do the same. "What do you think this is... a vacation?" She touched many lives and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed. A Memorial Service was held in Ladysmith. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (6/25/97).
BEDDOE - Aimee Nicole Beddoe passed away on Saturday, November 29, 1997 while snowboarding in Kananaskis country. She was born October 12, 1979. Aimee was a natural leader, an outdoor enthusiast and a talented artist. As a gentle loving young woman, Aimee enjoyed music and deeply loved her friends and the environment. Like a warm breeze, Aimee's smile and spirit touched everyone around her. Aimee will be sadly missed by her family and friends whom she loved and who loved her deeply. Aimee is survived by her parents, Jane and Steve; her brothers, Owen, Tristan and Charles; her grandparents, Margaret and Jim Venables and Kay and Ken Beddoe of England; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS&HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive South West), on Friday, December 5, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Avalanche Safety Trust Fund, c/o Graham Price Law Office, Suite 210, 1010 - 8 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J2. In living memory of Aimee Beddoe, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS&HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "ParkMemorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/3/97).
BEDDOWS - Albert Ernest Beddows, beloved husband of Lucy Beddows of Calgary, passed away at the Brentwood Nursing Home on Saturday, November 15, 1997 with family by his side, after being diagnosed with cancer one year ago. Bert was born on November 3, 1913 in Montreal and moved to Calgary at an early age. He was employed in hotel management. Later, he spent many years with Greyhound as a bus driver, where he met his wife Lucy, spending fifty-two years together. Bert is survived by his wife Lucy; his loving children, two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Fred Laudel, and Carol and Paul Gough, all of Calgary; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Anne of Brooks, AB, and John and Maggie of Mulhurst, AB. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Kyle, Garrett, Tracy, Dean, Scott, Ryan, Marnie, Albert and Lee-Ann; as well as three great-grandchildren, Brock, Raelene and Jody. Bert was predeceased by his mother Maggie May Hunter in 1980 and his son Gerald in 1986. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In living memory of Bert Beddows, 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 (11/17/97).
BEEBY - Maudie Elizabeth Beeby passed away in the Bethany Care Centre on December 19, 1997. She was born in Calgary on May 11, 1913 and married Gordon Barker on December 18, 1940, and Wilfred Beeby on July 16, 1960. Maudie worked at the Calgary General Hospital Central Supply Room in the 1950's and 1960's and moved to Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia in 1968, where she worked at the Fairmont Campground and as a hostess in Fairmont Lodge Restaurant. Maudie is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Brian Carlson, and much loved grandsons, Jason and Jordan; as well as a niece and nephew in the U.S. and other relatives in Calgary. Maudie is predeceased by her first husband F.G. Barker in 1948, and her second husband W. Beeby in 1991, son Frederick Barker in 1985 and sister Marguerite Neilson in 1993. Funeral Services will be held in the Prayer Chapel at the Bethany Care Centre (south entrance, 916 - 18A Street N.W.) on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Warren Litt officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Bethany Care Centre or Alzheimer's Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 3L8. A special thanks goes out to all the staff on Levels 7 and 8 at the Bethany Care Centre for everything they did for Maudie during her residency. In living memory of Maudie Beeby, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/22/97).
BEECHER - Barry Grant Beecher of Calgary passed away at his home on June 6, 1997 at the age of 48 years. Barry will be lovingly remembered by many family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Wednesday, June 11, 1997 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel" on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888 (6/10/97).
BELISLE - Ellen "Hazel" Belisle passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital onDecember 5, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Hazel was born, educated and has resided inCalgary all her life. She will be remembered by her friends as being happiest when she wasdriving her car. Hazel is survived by a sister Yvonne Rooney of Calgary; a niece PatriciaMatisz of Tillsonburg, Ontario and her husband Joe; a nephew Edward Rooney of Calgaryand his wife Joanne; two great-nieces, Tracy Martin of Stratford, Ontario and Erin Rooneyof Calgary. At Hazel's request, there will be no Funeral Service. Arrangements byMcINNIS&HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North),403-276-2296. Graveside Services to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, at a later date. Iffriends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of their choice.In living memory of Hazel Belisle, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park byMcINNIS&HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREETNORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/10/97).
BELL - Jack, beloved son of Mrs. Florence Bell of Calgary, passed away June 4, 1997 in Hamilton, Ontario at the age of 62. Predeceased by his father Joseph and his wife Ruby, he is survived by his sister Marlo LaHaye; his nieces, Treena Kittlaus and Alana Valdi, and nephew Tony LaHaye and close cousins and friends, Joan Cowling and Lorne Beaton; and numerous aunts and uncles (6/7/97).
BENDELL - Grace Hannah (nee Hunt), 84 years, was called home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, June 15, 1997. For many years she was active in her church family, first at Chalmers Presbyterian and later at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Churches. Her late husband Arthur (1986) owned an accounting practice, and Grace worked there by his side throughout most of their married life. The past eleven years have been difficult for her as she missed her beloved husband and dealt with her own deteriorating health. Especially during this period, the warm fellowship of worship and the Koinonia Support Group at St. Andrew's have offered important opportunities for her expressions of faith and love for her Lord. She leaves behind two daughters, Phyllis (Frank) Kroeker of Calgary, Mary (Murray) Hutchings of Mississauga, ON; a son Ted (Peggy) of Timmins, ON; fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur in 1986. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Drive S.W. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Gideons, 2739 - 49 Street S.W., Calgary, AB. T3E 3X9, or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. In living memory of Grace Bendell, 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 (6/17/97).
BENEDETTI - Mr. Benedetto (Benny) Benedetti, loving companion of Judy Sutherland of Calgary, passed away suddenly at their residence on November 20, 1997 at the age of 74 years. Besides his loving companion, Benny is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Janette; three daughters, Melanie of Calgary, and Purina and Gabriella of Italy; a stepdaughter Darla; as well as two granddaughters, Geminisse and Alicia; and a great-granddaughter Lorelei. He is also survived by numerous other family members. Benny was predeceased by his wife Marilyn and daughter Candy. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, November 25, 1997 at 10:00 a.m.. with the Rev. Alexander MacLennan of St. Gerard's Catholic Church officiating. In living memory of Benny Benedetti, 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 (11/22/97).
BENKO - Mrs. Agnes Marie Benko of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence onMonday, December 29, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Agnes was born September 25, 1918 inRaymore, Saskatchewan. Agnes is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Wayne andJoan Benko of Calgary; two grandsons, Richard, Christopher and his wife Tanya, all of Calgary.She is also survived by two brothers and four sisters-in-law, Edward and Rita Lang of Saskatoon,SK, Fern and Frances Lang of Calgary, Anna Lang of Calgary, and Anne Lang of Regina; andtwo sisters and four brothers-in-law, Zita and Gabe Lang of Regina, Ella and Steve Kitella ofCalgary, Joe Petro of Hamilton, Ontario, and Pat Hanlon of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces,nephews and cousins. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Michael in 1993, her parents, Maxand Theresa Lang, and brothers, John, Charlie and Bill Lang, and sisters, Rose Petro and MarieHanlon. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Luke's Catholic Church (corner ofNorthmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W.), on Thursday, January 1, 1998 at 4:00 p.m.Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W.),on Friday, January 2, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant.Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends sodesire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Sister Superior, Missionaries of Charity c/oMother Theresa's Workers, 4737 - 44 Avenue, St. Paul, Alberta T0A 3A2. In living memory ofAgnes Benko, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS&HOLLOWAYFUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone:403-276-2296 (12/31/97).
BENNETT - Bann Arthur Bennett, beloved husband of Mrs. Arlyss Bennett of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on June 26, 1997, at the age of 45 years. Besides his loving wife, Bann is survived by his son Todd and daughter Amanda. He is also survived by his brother Jim (Bev) Wilson and grandmother Gertrude of Didsbury; sister Mary-Ellen Bennett of Calgary; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bann was predeceased by his father Gordon Bennett in 1980 and mother Meona Bennett in 1984. Bann was employed by the CP Rail for twenty-five years as a locomotive engineer (Union Local 355), and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, (272, 7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, B.C. V6Y 3Z5). Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Mountain View Funeral Home on Saturday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Memorial Services will be held at the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 12:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/27/97).
BENNETT - Ronald Allan (Ron Jr.) passed away suddenly at the age of 32. He is survived by wife Wanieta; daughter Brienna; son Justin; parents, Ron and Janet Bennett; Joan Bennett; sisters, Sandra Bennett and Janell (Rick) Ferris; nephew Wyatt Ferris; grandparents, Jack Probert, Charlie and Eileen Grelowski; as well as many other family members and friends. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 15, 1997, 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 833 - 44 Street S.E (11/14/97).
BENNETT - Mr. Thomas Alfred Bennett, beloved husband of Mrs. Margery Bennett (neeDafoe) passed away peacefully at their home on December 15, 1997 at the age of 66 years.Born December 10, 1931, Tom married Margery on May 22, 1954. He worked as anarchitectural hardware consultant in Calgary for over thirty years. Tom will beremembered and missed by his children, Karen and Ken Chapman, Ken, and Glenn; as well asby his grandchildren, Kendall, Kimberly, Thomas, Stephen, Lindsay and Stephanie. FuneralServices will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park MemorialChapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 10:30 a.m.with the Pastor Don Unterschultz officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes maybe made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary,Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Thomas Bennett, a tree will be planted at Fish CreekProvincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "ParkMemorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone:403-243-8200 (12/17/97).
BENOIT - Mary Margaret (Marion) Benoit, of Calgary, passed away at the BowCrest Nursing Home on December 9, 1997, at the age of 95 years. Marion is survived by three daughters and three sons-on-law, a son and a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth and Franklin Jackson of Kentucky, U.S.A., Catherine and Raymond Fougere of Nova Scotia, Jim and Delores Benoit, Doris and Chuck Lailey, all of Calgary; as well as sixteen grandchildren. Funeral Services and Interment to be held in Tracadie, Nova Scotia. Forwarding arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/13/97).
BENT - Fredrica Leona Bent died peacefully at Chelsey Park Nursing Home in London, Ontario on September 7, 1997, at age 93. Leona was the daughter of Major Fred Bagley and Lucy May Kerr Francis. Bagley trekked to Alberta in 1873 with the North West Mounted Police and lived in Calgary and Banff, where Leona spent her early years. She taught in rural schools in northern Alberta and at Drumheller, Trochu and Red Deer. Leona married rancher Roy Bent of Lundbreck, Alberta in 1934. Roy and Leona retired to Red Deer and Mesa, Arizona. Leona was predeceased by Roy, and sisters, Kate Hinchliffe and Marian Connelly. She will be remembered with love and respect by son Dale Bent; daughter-in-law Penny Bent; Leslie and Gary Van Dusen and Clare, Peter, and Stefan; Maia Bent and Michael McKinlay, and Scotia and Lachlan; Elizabeth and Anthony Martin; grandson Joe Bent; nephews, Michael Connelly and Douglas Connelly; sister-in-law Elsie Jones; Betty Wilbee and Brenda Wilbee of Bellingham, Washington; their families; many friends and students; and Paddy. A Memorial Service will be conducted by the Very Rev. Bruce Howe at St. Paul's Cathedral, 472 Richmond Street, in London at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 13. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the St. Paul's Cathedral Arts Fund. A Memorial Service will also be held at a later date in Calgary. (WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL. Telephone: 1-519-641-1793) (9/10/97).
BENTLEY - Jane (nee Greenwood), beloved wife of Mr. Vernon Bentley, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital at the age of 80 years, after a serious and unknown illness. Besides her loving husband, Jane is also survived by a brother Kendall Greenwood. She was born in Calgary, raised on a farm in Lousana, Alberta. Following High School graduation, she attended Hendersons Business College in Calgary. This was followed by several years at the Central Alberta Dairy Pool in Alix. She returned to Calgary where she spent forty years in the Insurance Business. In those years, Jane became well-known in the musical circle around the city including forty years in the Central United Church Choir, as a member of a quartet "In The Back To The Bible Hour", and in the Choral Belles. She married Vernon Bentley in 1949. She was fifty-four years in the Order of the Eastern Star. Jane and Vernon enjoyed traveling in their motor home and on cruises. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, November 28, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Michael C. Ward of Central United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of your choice. In living memory of Jane Bentley, 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(11/27/97).
BERCARU - Mrs. Anastasia Bercaru passed away peacefully at the Beverly Centre on December 16, 1997 at the age of 87 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her granddaughters, Sabrina, Roxana (Danny); her son Dean (Rodica) Phillip; as well as niece Vicky of Florida, U.S.A.; and other relatives in Romania. Anastasia had great love for children, passion for blooming flowers, and care for all creatures great or small. She was a loving mother and a wonderful grandmother for all her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Jacques Funeral Home, on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Beverly Centre ("Garden Fund"), 1729 - 90 Avenue S.W., Calgary T2V 4S1. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (12/18/97).
BERG - Katherine of Calgary, passed away peacefully on December 28, 1997. She was predeceased by her husband Robert, and her brother Stephen. Katherine is survived by her loving daughter Darlene Tyson; two sisters, Mary Pederson and Annie Kosinski. Prayer Services will be held on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1525 - 45 Street S.E. with Reverend Inno Cambaling, Celebrant. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/29/97).
BERGERON - Daniel Bergeron, beloved son of Roch and Suzanne Bergerron, of Calgary, passed away at the Alberta Children's Hospital on July 12, 1997, at the age of 7 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296 (7/14/97).
BERMINGHAM - Jessie Louise Bermingham passed away peacefully on Monday, September 8, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre at the age of 69 years. Jessie is survived by her loving husband Jim, their three sons, James of North Vancouver, B.C., Steven (Cyndy) of Calgary and Michael (Diane) of Oakville, Ontario; as well as four dear grandchildren, Christopher, Jackie, Julie and Bradford. Jessie is also survived by her brother Charles (Beverly) Fletcher; and her sister Mary Pinsonneault; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at the Funeral Home on Thursday, September 11, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Friday, September 12, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Rocky View Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/10/97).
BERNATZKI - Alex Bernatzki passed away peacefully on October 27, 1997. Alex was born on February 25, 1916 in Redwater, AB and raised by his grandparents on a farm near Ross Creek. Alex moved to Calgary in 1940 where he married Olga, his wife of nearly fifty-six years. During the Second World War he served briefly in the Canadian Armed Forces before an injury caused an early discharge. After his discharge, he worked at numerous jobs, then joined A.G.T., until his retirement in 1981. Alex is survived by his loving wife Olga, his mother-in-law Mary Omelchuk both of Calgary; his son Roger (Sandy) Bernatzki of Surrey, BC; his grandson Ryan Bernatzki of Vancouver, BC; his granddaughter Nicole (Guido) Presch; and great-grandson, who was named after him, Logan Alexander Presch of Salmon Arm, BC. Alex enjoyed his sixteen years of retirement, traveling to visit family whenever possible. "Rest well Alex, you will be missed and always loved." Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (10/29/97).
BERNBAUM - Sally Bernbaum passed away peacefully on Monday, October 27, 1997 at the Beverly Care Centre where she had lived for the past four years. Sally was a GREAT mother; fun-loving, gentle, caring, a wonderful sense of humor, and a love of music with a beautiful singing voice. "Baba" will be greatly missed by her sons and daughters-in-law, Stan and Nancy of Calgary, Harvey and Kim, also of Calgary, and Neil and Lesley of Richmond, British Columbia; and her grandchildren, Talia, Piper, Manya, Safi and Alicia. Allan, Sally's loving husband, passed away four years ago. Born in Russia in 1912, she moved with her family to Winnipeg, Manitoba where after high school, she worked for Weidman Brothers as a secretary, mastering the comptometer. She married in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1939, and then worked with her husband in their car dealership in that city until 1964 when they retired. Sally was dedicated to the Hadassah organization and the Jewish Community in Saskatoon until the summer of 1992 when they moved to Calgary. She will always be remembered for her loving personality, her great passion for cooking, and above all, her love for and devotion to her family. Funeral Services will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, (1702 - 17 Avenue S.W.) today, October 29, 1997. Interment to follow at the Jewish Cemetery (30 Avenue and Erlton Street S.W.). Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA of CALGARY, 1702 - 17 Avenue S.W. Telephone: 244-4717 (10/29/97).
BERNSTEIN - Matas (Matt), December 10, 1997 in his 73rd year. He is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen (Kay Parker); by daughters, Lynn Leah, Dawn-Marie (Gene), Sandra, Gwyneth Ann; grandchildren, Cheryl Ann, Michelle, Mary Beth, and Ryan; and his precious great-grandchildren, Braden, Joel, and Jenell Williams; and his brother Frank (Phyllis). Matt fought a courageous battle with Lymphoma and passed on peacefully in his sleep December 10. Service and Interment at Schara Tzedeck Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 12, 1997. Memorial tributes may be made to Lyons Gate Hospital Foundation, Chemotherapy Unit or to the Cancer Clinic, 600 West 10th, Cancer Research Centre. Special thanks to Dr. Paul Klimo and Dr. John Hunt, to Matt's friends at Harel Synagogue, and especially to Rabbi Balla. Also to his friends at Capalano Lodge No. 164 and Members of Seymour Golf and Country Club (12/12/97).
BERRY - Group Captain (Ret'd) Grover A. Berry DFC,CD, beloved husband of Jean of Calgary, died suddenly at home on October 24, 1997, at the age of 75 years. He is the loving father of one daughter and two sons and two daughters-in-law, Vicky Berry of Ottawa, Ont., Peter and Lynn Berry of Calgary and John and Nicole Berry of Victoria, B.C.; three grandchildren, Matthew, Jessica and Hannah. He is also survived by two sisters and two brothers, Virgie, Jack, Greg and Avis and their families. A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Grover Berry will be held at Midlands United Church (250 - 146 Avenue S.E.), on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 4:30 p.m. with the Rev. Duncan Barwise officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary T2N 1B9. In living memory of Grover Berry, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: d403-256-9575 (10/28/97).
BERRY - Dr. James Ralph Berry passed away in Midland, Texas on December 12, 1997 atthe age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Bertha in 1995, he is survived by twodaughters, Lorraine Vander Kelen (Ron) and Marilyn Weatherman, both of Minneapolis,Minnesota; and one son, Jaimie Berry (Irene) of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren,Kelly and Katey Vander Kelen, and Mark and Chad Weatherman. Born in Medicine Hat in1913, he graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. M.D. and then specializedin Ophthalmology at Toronto Western. He served as a Major in the Armed Forces duringWorld War II from 1939 to 1945. His medical practice spanned some fifty years inCalgary, Havre, Montana, Las Cruces, New Mexico and Midland, Texas. A Memorial Servicewill be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 10827 - 24 Street S.W. on Thursday, December18, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Timothy Boyle officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired,donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park RoadS.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 or The Lupus Society of Alberta, North Tower, Room 262,Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2T9 (12/17/97).
BERTAMINI - Last call for the Conductor Alf Aldo Bertamini. He boarded his last road trip on November 27, 1997 at the Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC. Alf will be lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend Kay of fifty-one years; son Terry (Jo-Anne); daughter Bonnie (Dallas), grandsons, Mike, Todd, Damon and Kevin; brothers, Geno (Babe), Beno (Irene) and sister-in-law Arlene, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and father and brother Art. Alf was born in Coalhurst, Alberta, May 22, 1924. Spent most of his younger years in Rosedale and Drumheller. Moved to Calgary in 1948 spending thirty-five years with the C.P.R. Upon retiring he moved to Sicamous, B.C. He was cremated in Kamloops and taken back to Drumheller where Memorial Services will be held at St. Magloire Anglican Church on Saturday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. If desired, donations can be made to Heart&Stroke Foundation in Alf's name (12/3/97).
BERTRAND - Mrs. Helen Irene Bertrand of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Auxiliary Hospital on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at the age of 83 years, surrounded by her family. Helen was born in Munson, Alberta on October 4, 1913. She taught school in Munson and Liberty. She married Robert Bertrand on October 10, 1937, lived all her married life in Milo, moved to Calgary in 1984, and resided there until the time of her passing. Lovingly remembered by her daughter Janice; son Gary and his wife Linda; three grandchildren, Douglas and his wife Anika, Christopher, Curtis; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan and Dakota. She was predeceased by her husband Robert, sister Lillian, and brother Clarence. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, July 7, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8. In living memory of Helen Bertrand, 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 (7/4/97).
BEVAN - Rev. Edward (Ted) Bevan. Born in Cwymparc, South Wales on August 18, 1900. Ted has gone to be with his Lord, passing away peacefully, in his sleep, at home on June 7, 1997. Ted worked in the coal mines with his father from the age of fourteen. In 1930, he married Sarah, his wife for fifty years and they had three children. While working Ted studied for the Ministry. He became Minister to a group of Churches in Gloucestershire in 1935, serving in different Churches of the Baptist Union until retirement in 1963. In 1972, Ted and Sarah came to Calgary for a visit, returning to England after eighteen months to emigrate and settle in Calgary. Ted was invited to join the First Baptist team of Ministers, which he did in 1974. He and Sarah served the Church faithfully in Ministry to the Senior Citizens. Ted retired again in 1983, but became part-time Chaplain at Trinity Lodge before finally retiring. Ted was predeceased by his wife Sarah and granddaughter Margaret. He leaves behind his daughter Joyce, husband Brian, grandsons, Jonathan (Judith), Tim (Mary); and three great-grandsons, Benjamin, Peter and Samuel; his son David and wife Mary, granddaughters, Julie and Jane (John), and two great-granddaughters, Sarah and Victoria. They all live in England. In Calgary, he leaves his daughter Mavis, son-in-law Bill, grandchildren, Nicola and William; and "adopted" daughter Alice and family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Eyesight International, 4 Parkdale Crescent N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3T8. Memorial Services will be held at First Baptist Church (1311 - 4 Street S.W.), on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Bob Ball and Rev. John Tiebe officiating. Arrangements and Cremation are in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Phone: 228-4422 (6/10/97).
BEXTE - Andrea Dawn (nee: McKay) of Calgary, Alberta, passed away suddenly June 9, 1997 at Toronto, Ontario at the age of 28 years. Dawn was blessed with a devoted husband, David; two precious sons, Kyle and Keean. She is also survived by her father Gordon McKay and his special friend Marilyn Ferguson; her mother Barbara McKay; two brothers, Bruce (Diane) McKay, all of Calgary, and Bradley (Melanie) of Vulcan; mother and father-in-law, Nadine and Hubert Bexte; a brother-in-law Cody (Lisa) Bexte; a sister-in-law Mardi (Murray) Scott, all of Arrowwood; five nieces and two nephews. Dawn was an inspiration to all who knew her. During the past eighteen months she faced numerous challenges with openness and courage, choosing to cultivate opportunity from adversity. She loved life and modelled for all of us how to "enjoy what there was to enjoy instead of suffering what there is to suffer". Her warm beautiful face and infectious laugh communicated a genuine love and caring for others. She has left a rich and healing legacy to all her family and friends. Dawn was predeceased by her grandfathers, Bruce McKay and Norman Code. Behold the dawn, the fairest of all visions Day's glory now appears Arise for the night hath fled arise and greet the dawn. Welcome her, unveiled she now appeareth All things greet her radiant smile. Borne by winged horse she steals across the sky. _ Vedic Hymn Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, June 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Arrowwood Community Hall with Don Holmes L.M. officiating. Interment Arrowwood Cemetery. The family would like to thank friends and neighbours for their prayers and support over the past eighteen months. In lieu of flowers, tributes could be either sent directly to the Hope Cancer Support Association, c/o Ginger Cunes, 1915 - 12 Street S.W., Calgary, T2T 3N3, or plant a tree in memory of Dawn. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (6/14/97).
BEZOPLENKO - Laura passed into the Lord's presence June 18, 1997. Left to mourn her are her sisters, Lydia (Bob) Munday, and Anne (John) Klassen; one niece and five nephews, and eighteen grandnephews and nieces plus many relatives and friends. Memorial Service at First Baptist Church will be held on June 21 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church 21st Century Fund (6/20/97).