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CHAHAL - December 21, 1997, Mrs. Parsin Kaur Chahal, aged 73 years, beloved wife of Mukhtiar Chahal of Calgary. Funeral Service at the Rocky View Crematorium (293-9515), 16 Avenue and 100 Street (Garden Road) N.E. on Saturday, December 27, 1997 at 12:00 noon. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/27/97).
CHAMBERLAIN-DeROOSE - Eleanor Mary (Lindy) Chamberlain-DeRoose (nee Whiteman), beloved wife of Mr. Oscar DeRoose of Anglemont, B.C., formerly of Calgary, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. on July 4, 1997, at the age of 66 years. Eleanor was born in Edmonton, AB, on October 24, 1930. She obtained her Bachelor of Education in Calgary and went on to obtain her Masters of Education in San Francisco, California. She taught elementary school and worked with the visually impaired at Elboya Elementary and worked as Vice Principal at Cappy Smart Elementary until her retirement in 1986. Through her love of curling and her heart for people through community and social functions, Eleanor easily made life long friends. Along with her love of life, Eleanor instructed numerous sewing classes and sat on many committees in the community of Anglemont, B.C., where she lived out her dream retirement. Included in these was her work to improve medical and palliative care in the area. She is survived by her second husband, Oscar; her mother Catherine Whiteman; a brother Frank and his wife Jan Whiteman; a sister Margaret and her husband Kelly George; two daughters, Reny and her husband Gerry de Jong, Heather and her husband Dave Eamon; a son Jim and his wife Judy Chamberlain; six grandchildren, James, Scott, Blake, Jared, Kelly and Tyler; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Eleanor was predeceased by her father Edward Whiteman and her first husband Leonard James Chamberlain. She was loved by all whose lives she touched and will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, July 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Terry Young of First Alliance Church officiating. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. In living memory of Eleanor Chamberlain-DeRoose, 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 (7/7/97).
CHAMBERS - Nora Chambers passed away at Foothills Hospital on December 14, 1997 atthe age of 76 years. Predeceased by her husband Howard in 1967 and by a brother JohnHeuman, Nora is survived by two daughters, Barbara Worwood (Don Parker) of Aldergrove,B.C., and Janet Kennedy (Steve) of Vermilion, Alberta; four grandchildren, Krista, James,Kyle and Derek; four brothers, Harry Heuman (Stella), Albert Heuman (Margaret), JimHeuman (Olive) and Tony Heuman (Julie); three sisters, Elsie Maunier (George), MarianneGlazer (Ed) and Barbara Garvey (Terry); and numerous other friends and relatives. In heryounger years, Nora served in the Armed Forces, General Services Division. She marriedher partner and best friend Howard, and together they built a home and raised twodaughters. Nora maintained the family home until the time of her passing. She wasemployed with the federal government for a number of years, retiring in the lateseventies. Nora enjoyed gardening, her family and friends, and travelling. She will begreatly missed but never forgotten. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses on Unit 101at the Foothills Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME,1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), on Thursday, December18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., Pastor Ron Weatherington officiating. No flowers by request. Ifdesired, donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W.,Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILYFUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100(12/17/97).
CHANDLER - Robert John passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital, at the age of 70 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lilyan; three sons, Bob (Anna), John (Mary Ann) and Lee (Linda); grandchildren, Tamara, Zachary, Jessica and Mark; one great-granddaughter Kayla. Bob was born in Bow Legs, Oklahoma on October 8, 1927. He retired from a lifelong career in the oil and gas business. He was much loved and will be dearly missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 15, at 1:00 p.m. at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 - 4 Street N.W. (within Queen's Park Cemetery). In lieu of flowers, a donation in Robert's name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, No. 417, 5920 - 1A Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2H 0G3 or to the charity of one's choice. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (11/13/97).
CHARLEBOIS - Raymond George Charlebois of Calgary, passed away at the FoothillsHospital on Monday, December 8, 1997 at the age of 60 years. Ray was born on March 28,1937 in Marcelin, Saskatchewan. He left Saskatchewan for the good life in Alberta in1954. He worked in the oil fields in Edmonton for a few years. On April 8, 1961 Ray marriedIleen Shattuck and they moved to Calgary. He worked at the Petrogas Processing Plant atBalzac for several years. He then worked in Iran for three years with the National IranianOil Company. In 1970, Ray and his family returned to Calgary and he worked for DeltaProjects and Western Decalta. In 1976 Ray bought a small farm in Lone Rock,Saskatchewan. He farmed for three summers, returning to Calgary for the winters. Rayretired from Pembina Resources of Calgary in 1986. He spent the last several yearsenjoying his free time. His granddaughter Chantelle was a vital part of his life and he spentmany hours with her sharing his love of fishing and gardening. Ray also dedicated manyhours to the Mount Pleasant Community Association. He served as Honourary Coach of theHitman Hockey Team of the community. Ray was an enthusiastic supporter of the CalgaryMustang Hockey Club (HNA). Ray will be greatly missed by his three sons, Mark (SandiSoop), Brent (Shannon Hardie) and Kelley (Karen Thomas); his granddaughter Chantelle;and by Ileen Shattuck; his mother Millie Charlebois; Ray's brothers and sisters-in-law,Leon and Josephine of Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Bob and Anne of Edmonton, and Laurenceand Doreen of Edmonton; as well as many other relatives and numerous friends. The familythanks the staff of the CICU/103A Unit at the Foothills Hospital for their outstandingefforts and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. Funeral Mass will becelebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 640 - 19 Avenue N.W., Calgary on Saturday,December 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ireneusz Bem, SDS, Celebrant. FOSTER'SGARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/10/97).
CHARLTON - Mrs. Mildren Pearl Charlton of Calgary, formerly of Brockville, Ontario, passed away peacefully at the Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital on Thursday, July 10, 1997, at the age of 95 years. She is the loving mother of Gloria Neal of Calgary, and beloved grandmother of Robert. Mildred was predeceased by her husband Harold on May 24, 1968. Funeral Services to be held in her hometown of Brockville, Ontario at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2 or directly to the Arthritis Society, 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 1B7. In living memory of Mildred Charlton, 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 (7/14/97).
CHARTIER - In loving memory of Jean-Guy who passed quietly at home after a briefillness on December 7, 1997 in his 63rd year. He will be forever missed by his wife andcompanion of thirty-three years, Arline (Midge); daughter Jacqueline; son Raymond, bothof Calgary. He also leaves behind a brother Len of Beloeil, Que. Jean-Guy served fortwenty years in the RCAF where he made numerous deep and lasting friendships acrossCanada. Jean-Guy was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Number 1 Branch. Relativesand friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS &HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel",(5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, December 10, 1997 at 8:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will becelebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), on Thursday,December 11, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. A. Wayne Poile, Celebrant. Graveside Servicewill be held in the Chartier family plot in Cimetiere St. Michel, Sherbrooke, Quebec.Special thanks to Dr. Sy Lam and Wendy. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may bemade directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Jean-Guy Chartier,a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS &HOLLOWAY FUNERALHOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone:403-243-8200 (12/10/97).
CHASE - Robert Perley (Bobby) Chase, of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at the age of 62 years. He is the loving father of a daughter Erin Jill of Fredericton, New Brunswick. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Weldon, Max and Joyce, all of Fredericton, N.B., Buddy and Shirley of Calgary, Alberta; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Joan Coates of Fredericton, N.B. and Maxine and Mac Campbell of Nackawic, N.B. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS &HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), today, December 9, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis &Holloway's "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Raymond Hinchey and Rev. S. Alan Schoolley of the United Church of Canada officiating. 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 Bobby Chase, 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 (12/9/97).
CHEFFINS - Taken from us suddenly. Gavin Raymond Cheffins. Only 21. Son to Debbie and Clint. Brother to Alice and Emily. Dear grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. He lives on in our hearts. Relatives and friends are invited to visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Tuesday, June 10, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance", on Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Samuel J. Stewart officiating. Cremation will follow at Leyden's "Bow Valley Crematorium". In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Avenue 15, 938 - 15 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0S3, Gary Friedy, Director. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/9/97).
CHERRY - Mrs. Irene Cherry (nee Pankewich), beloved wife of Mr. Richard Cherry of Calgary, passed away after a lengthy illness, at the Rosedale Hospice on June 4, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Irene was born in Lamont, Alberta and was raised as a child in Edmonton. She married Richard in Edmonton on February 16, 1946 and together were blessed with a beautiful marriage of fifty-one years. In 1958, they moved to Calgary together with their family. She devoted her life to her husband and family. Besides her loving husband, Irene is survived by a son Lloyd Richard; a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn Ellen and Douglas Dry, all of Calgary; as well as a grandson Scott Douglas Dry. She is also survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Alex and May Pankewich, and Stan and Mavis Pankewich, and their families, all of Edmonton. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 3J3. In living memory of Irene Cherry, 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 (6/7/97).
CHETNER - Mrs. Rose Chetner passed away peacefully at the Beverly Care Centre on October 26, 1997 at the age of 98 years. Rose was predeceased by her husband Israel in 1973, her son-in-law Al Viner, granddaughter Robin and her husband Allen Goldstein. She is survived by her daughters, Belle Viner of Calgary and Dorothy and her husband Sam Belzberg of Montreal. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Ian and Marsha Viner of Calgary, Lynn Viner of Montreal, Marilyn Belzberg of Montreal, Brian and Shirley Belzberg of Toronto, Allan and Lorinda Belzberg of Baltimore; as well as thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family wish to express their appreciation to the Beverly Care Centre for their special care to our "Mom" and very special thanks to Linda Sylvester. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. Graveside Services will be held at the Jewish Cemetery (30 Avenue and Erlton Street S.W.), today, October 28, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Interment to follow. Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA of CALGARY, 1702 - 17 Avenue S.W. Telephone: 244-4717. Private shiva (10/28/97).
CHIASSON - Terri. "...And nothing 'gainst times scythe can make defence, save breed to brave him when he takes thee hence..." Terri Ella Garland Chiasson passed away on Sunday, November 30, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 69 years. Family and friends described her as a loving, compassionate, zestful and sometimes stubborn woman. Born Ella Cuthbert on May 4, 1928 in Callender, Ontario, Terri as she was widely known, lived in Carleton Place, Cambridge and Toronto before moving west and settling in Calgary, Alberta with her family. Terri is survived by her sister Thelma Roberts; by her sons and daughters, Bonnie, Donald, Linda, Mark and Shawn; her grandchildren, Aaron, Amanda, Ashley, Beverly Christina, Jaclyn, Jennifer, Lindsay, Nicholas, Stephanie and Timothy. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Corey, Courtney, Curtis, Daniel, Jordan, Kosandra and Taylor; and by her friends too numerous to mention. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so this evening, Tuesday, December 2, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Rocky View Garden of Peace Funeral Chapel, 16 Avenue and 100 Street (Garden Road) N.E. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at Rocky View Garden of Peace Chapel. Flowers are gratefully declined, if desired, donations may be made in Terri's memory to Hull Child and Family Services, 2266 Woodpark Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICES LTD. Phone: 235-3602 (12/2/97).
CHOMYC - Curtis Brian Chomyc of Calgary, beloved son of Orest and Lovie Chomyc of Taber, passed away in Calgary at the age of 40 years. The Funeral Service will be held in the SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL (5006 - 48 Avenue), Taber on Monday, November 10, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Crassweller officiating. Interment of the Urn will follow in the Taber Memorial Garden. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Curtis' name may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1011 - 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0C8. Arrangements in care of Reardon's SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, Taber. Telephone: 1-403-223-8778 (11/7/97).
CHONG - William Wai Lee (Bill) Chong, of Calgary, passed away at his residence on September 4, 1997. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, September 12, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Patrick Fulton, C.S.B. of Canadian Martyrs' Catholic Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Cerebral Palsy Association (106 - 5920 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 2G4). In living memory of William Chong, 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 (9/12/97).
CHOPPEN - Marie (Knight). On Monday, November 3, 1997, Marie peacefully passed away. Marie dedicated her life to being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. The memory of her will be especially cherished by her loving husband Jim, and family, Judy (Brian, Scott, Kelsey), Gloria (Rick, Kieran, Jamie-Marie), Barb (Ken, Lindsay, Abbigail), Debbie (Mike, Lauren), Jim (Sharon), Nancy (Michael, Gregory, Derek), Chuck (Lue) Knight; and numerous nieces and nephews. Marie was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Mary, and four brothers (Alf, Lyman, Stanley, Elwin). Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Marie to the M.S. Society, 11203 - 70 Street, Edmonton, T5B 1T1 or Diabetes Society, AFDR, 12834 - 163 Street, Edmonton, T5V 1K6. Those wishing to celebrate Marie's life are invited to a Memorial Service on Friday, November 7 at 2:00 p.m. Prayers and viewing on Thursday, November 6 between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. Cremation to follow viewing. Memories Funeral Home, 13403 St. Albert Trail (11/6/97).
CHOW - Mr. Peter Poon Shek Chow of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital onDecember 7, 1997 at the age of 81 years. He is survived by three sons, Andrew, Benedictand Charles; and two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret; and eight grandchildren. Relativesand friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS &HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells"(2720 Centre Street North), today, December 10, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will becelebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.), onThursday, December 11, 1997 at 12:00 p.m. with the Rev. John C.K. Mak, Celebrant.Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Peter Chow, atree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS &HOLLOWAY FUNERALHOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296(12/10/97).
CHRISTENSEN - Mr. Charles (Charlie) Edward Christensen, beloved husband of Virgie, passed away at the Rosedale Hospice on December 26, 1997. He was born August 10, 1916 on the family homestead located MW17, 24, 21, W4 (south east of Standard) and always felt privileged to be a native Albertan. Besides his loving wife Virgie, Charlie will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Carol and Mark Pollard of Calgary; his son Murray and Sonia of Chancellor; son Lyle and Eileen of Hussar; and son Dale of New York. Grampa will be fondly remembered by his five grandchildren, Melissa and Jessica Pollard, Craig Christensen, and Kisa and Leah Christensen. Charlie will be deeply missed by sisters, Alice and John Toogood of Edmonton, Betty and Bob Louden; and brothers, Harry and Evelyn, and Howard Christensen; as well as special friend Betty Christensen, all of Calgary. In addition to his many nieces and nephews who all hold special memories of their uncle, Dad's multitude of friends will also feel a great loss. SKOL! Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, December 30, 1997, at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice Calgary Society, Foundation Building, Third Floor, 628 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0H6. Thank you to all who visited Dad at home and at the hospice, and a special thank you to Pam Brown, Dad's exceptional home care nurse. The family expresses our sincere appreciation to all the caring people at Rosedale Hospice. They made Dad's last days so very comfortable and bearable for us all. In living memory of Charles Christensen, 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 (12/29/97).
CHRISTENSEN - Margaret Rose Christensen (nee Scott), loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 22, 1997. Margaret was born in Strathmore and lived in Calgary most of her married life. She is survived by her loving husband John; son Norman; and two daughters, Charlene (Brian, and their children, Shannon and Shane) and Janet (Donavon, and their children, Kyle, Jonathon, Tamara and Breanna). Margaret is also survived by sisters, Kay (Mick) and Isla (Roger); and brother Andy (Bonnie). Memorial Services will be held 1:15 p.m. Saturday, October 25 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. in Calgary (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), with Pastor Russ Kerr of Strathmore Full Gospel Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 1A2. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (10/24/97).
CHRISTENSEN - Niels, beloved husband of Else, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home, on July 8, 1997, at the age of 86 years. Also survived by son Finn (Bev); and daughters, Kirsten Christensen and Rose Dixon (Robert); six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral Services to be conducted by Pastor Jens Nielsen of the Danish Lutheran Church at the Chapel of FIRST MEMORIAL (1635 - 17 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. For information, 297-0717 (7/10/97).
CHRISTENSEN - Roy passed away peacefully on Friday, November 7, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital at age 50. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of thirty-two years, Sheila. Also survived by sons, Lee, Ronald; daughter Danna, son-in-law Ken, his loving grandsons, Jesse and Justin; and brother Clark of Standard. Roy was born and raised in Standard and moved to Crossfield in 1975. In 1988, Roy and Sheila became Realtors for Century 21 Castlewood of Airdrie where they enjoyed working together until Roy's illness. Roy was predeceased by his parents, Marius and Evelyn, brothers, Ron, Harold and Norman. Memorial Services to be held at the Crossfield Community Hall on Monday, November 10, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Crossfield Minor Hockey Association, General Delivery, Crossfield, T0M 0S0. Arrangements entrusted to McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes "Airdrie Chapel". Telephone: 948-1100 (11/9/97).
CHRISTIAN - Mr. Cyril Francis Christian, beloved husband of Mrs. Brenda Christian of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Fanning Centre on July 2, 1997 after a long illness at the age of 67 years. Cyril was a heavy duty mechanic for many years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Forest Lawn Branch. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Brenda; and his children, Larry, Amanda, Gordon and Jean, all of Calgary. He is also remembered by his five sisters. Cyril was predeceased by his parents and two brothers. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, July 7, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B9. In living memory of Cyril Christian, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296 (7/6/97).
CHRISTIE - Joanne Donna Christie, (phd), passed away at the Rosedale Hospice after a courageous and difficult battle with cancer on June 22, 1997, at the age of 44 years. Joanne began her interest in carpentry in the 1960's with her father and brother Garry in Moose Jaw. She moved to Lethbridge where she married Ron Christie. Together they ran a painting and decorating business. Joanne moved to Calgary in 1987 where she started her interior decorating business. Her artistic abilities showed in her work, her surroundings and her beautiful rock oil lamps. She cared deeply for her friends and family and never forgot those less fortunate. She loved to keep busy. Joanne made friends where ever she went around the world. She lit up every room she entered. Joanne loved life and went out of her way to bring laughter and joy to others. Joanne is survived by sisters, Linda Sauer, Lorraine Porbert, both of Calgary; brothers, Don, Allan, Ken, Garry Sauer, all of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; sister Karen Vandale of Saskatoon; and is also survived by many special relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Jennie Sauer in 1978 and John Sauer in 1989. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Alberto Zepeda of First Assembly officiating. Reception to follow at the Deer Valley Community Centre, (2223 - 146 Avenue S.E.). In living memory of Joanne Christie, 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 (6/25/97).
CHRISTIE - Norman J. Christie passed away peacefully on September 26, 1997. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Marion Christie; and beloved father of two sons, Norman (Maxine), Kevin (Joanne); and daughter Carol Juhasz (Jim); grandchildren, Linda, Bruce, Kaura, Jason, Shaun, Kyle and Megan; and two great-grandsons, Joshua and Corey. He is also survived by his brother Bryce (Golden); a sister Olliffe McNally (Bill); and a sister-in-law Peggy. He was predeceased by his brother Gordon and sister Ann. Norman was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on August 1, 1914. His parents brought him to Calgary in 1919 and then to Winnipeg, Manitoba where he attended high school and was awarded a scholarship to attend Colorado School of Mines. He graduated in 1935 with a Geological Engineering degree (Geophysics major). In that same year, he returned to Canada with Heiland Exploration (the only geophysical survey party then in Canada), on a survey for Imperial Oil, near Lethbridge, Alberta. Here, Norm made his first important discovery, meeting his future wife Marion. The Heiland job completed, he worked briefly for the Canadian Western Natural Gas Company acquiring productive leases in the Turner Valley Gas field, and then Seismograph Service Corporation in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. In 1936, he joined United Geophysical Company's first seismic crew as a seismic computer in California. Norman worked for United throughout Canada, the US, England and Puerto Rico. Returning to Canada in 1942, he contributed to the discovery of the Jumping Pound wet gas field by Shell Oil in 1947. In 1950, he returned to Calgary permanently and started his own geophysical company, Exploration Consultants Inc. He was one of the pioneers in the development of magnetic tape recording of seismic data. In 1964 when the company was acquired by Independent Exploration, he became president of Canadian operations. In 1965 when Independent was acquired by Teledyne Exploration, he remained as president of the Canadian subsidiary and senior vice president of Teledyne Exploration of Houston, Texas until his retirement in 1979. Norman participated in the development of the modern Canadian Petroleum industry from Turner Valley to Jumping Pound, Leduc, Swan Hills, Rainbow, Beaufort Sea and West Pembina. In 1965, Norman received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Colorado School of Mines in recognition of his contributions to the profession of Geophysics. Norman gave freely of his time and knowledge in the interests of both his community and his profession. He was president of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists in 1952 and, in 1963, he was elected the first non-US president of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. He served on the council of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists from 1970 to 1973 and as vice president in 1974. Through his retirement he continued to serve APEGGA in a variety of capacities including the Board of Examiners and Discipline committees. He also initiated the Canadian Endowed Scholarship Fund at the Colorado School of Mines for Canadian students. Norman was a member of the Calgary Golf and Country Club and a past member of the Calgary Petroleum Club. The family wishes to thank the staff of Unit 200 of the Beverly Nursing Home, the Rockyview Hospital Emergency staff and Unit 47 staff for their care and kindness to Norman and his family. There will be no Funeral at the request of his family and, if friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Phone: 228-4422 (10/3/97).
CHUGG - On June 26, 1997, Rev. J. Milton Chugg went home to be with his Lord at the age of 80 years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of fifty-five years, Leona (Phillips); three sons and one daughter, Dan and Henrietta, Terry and Leonie of St. Albert, Barry and Roslyn of Calgary, and Ronda and Bill Chestnutt of Beaumont; four grandsons and four granddaughters, Jeremy and his friend Aimee, Ashley and his fiancee Trish, Mahlon, Brandie and Amber, all of St. Albert, Sarah and Kaitlin Chestnutt of Beaumont, and Benjamin Chugg of Calgary; one brother Rev. Larmour Chugg and Mildred; two sisters, Madeline and Jim Bedingfield of Calgary, and Isabelle Bremner of Kamloops, B.C.; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Earl and Marjorie Phillips of Edmonton; one brother-in-law Grant Orr of Red Deer and a sister-in-law Nellie Fleming of Kelowna, B.C.; twenty-two nieces and nephews, and a host of friends. Milt was an ordained Minister for fifty-five years and was devoted to his calling. He loved being a pastor, people helper, councillor and friend. A Memorial celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 30 at the Edmonton German Church of God, 8928 - 83 Avenue, Edmonton, with Pastor Ken Smatlak and Pastor Ben Seutter officiating. Interment will take place in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 16102 Fort Road, Edmonton, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First Church of God, 9224 - 82 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6C 2X3 for dispersal or to the charity of choice. Heartfelt thank you to the doctors and nurses of 4A4, I.C.U., University of Alberta Hospital for their loving care. FOSTER and McGARVEY LIMITED, Funeral Directors and Licensed Crematorium. Telephone: 1-403-428-6666 (6/28/97).
CINNAMOND - Gilbert Cinnamond, beloved husband of Marie Cinnamond of Calgary, passed away at his home on Friday, June 27, 1997 at the age of 67 years. Gilbert was born on December 24, 1929 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Besides his loving wife Marie, Gilbert is survived by his sons and daughters, John and his wife Sylvia, Linda and her husband Gary, Elaine and her husband Danny, and Andrew and his wife Barbara; as well as eight grandchildren, Jesse, Ryan, Christina, Amber, Michael, Katie, Joey and Matthew. Gilbert is also survived by his brothers, Billy and his wife Ruth of Australia, Nelson and his wife Evelyn of Ireland; his sister Shirley and her husband Bobby of Toronto, ON; as well as a large extended loving family. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, June 30, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Fletcher of Calgary Free Presbyterian Church officiating. Our's is just a simple prayer God bless and keep you in His care.In living memory of Gilbert Cinnamond, 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).