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McKECHNIE - Mr. James Mohr (Jim) McKechnie of Calgary, passed away at the Chinook Care Centre on November 1, 1997 at the age of 82 years. Jim was born in Camrose, Alberta on January 21, 1915 and came to Calgary in 1917. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1939 and served during the Second World War. Jim was a life member of the Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2980 and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 1. He will be lovingly remembered by his numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Hiram in 1943, his mother Effie in 1951, and his brother and sisters. Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.), on Wednesday, November 5, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow in the family plot at Burnsland Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the First Alliance Church Memorial Fund (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W., T2V 4Y8). Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Phone: 228-4422 (11/4/97).
McKENZIE - Douglas Edward passed away at Agape Manor Hospice on Monday, December8, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer. Doug was born in Tribune, Saskatchewan in1927 and farmed there while his older brothers were overseas during the war. Heattended U of S taking Civil Engineering, worked with the PFRA, then joined the RCAF asan engineering officer in 1951. He married Sheila Neff in 1953 and they moved frequentlywith the forces, living in many of Canada's provinces and territories. Companion and friendof Sheila, he was the proud father of Susan (Ken Climan) Watson, Shannon McKenzie,Kathryn (John) Mathias and Keith (Shannon Woods) McKenzie. He was a loving grandfatherto the real joys of his life: David, Sarah, Evan and Jeremy. Doug was an honorablegentleman noted for his honesty, integrity and intelligence. He loved travel and politics andwas a voracious reader, champion curler and master bridge player. After his retirementfrom the forces as a major he was project manager for the Calgary Bus Barns, AlbertaChildren's Hospital, Lethbridge Regional Hospital and, for a short time, the Town ofChestermere. Doug was immediate past-president of RAUSI, past-president of theMilitary Engineer's Association, on the board of the Aerospace museum and was AlbertaCommissioner for the MacKenzie Association of North America. A Memorial Service will beheld Friday, December 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Officers Mess, Mewata Armories (southeastcorner, 1220 - 9 Avenue S.W.). Heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at Agape Manor, Dr.Jack Williams and the people of the Chemotherapy ward at Tom Baker Cancer Centre whogave us time and cheer (12/10/97).
MCKENZIE - E. Joan, wife of the late Rev. John David McKenzie, died on Sunday, July 6, 1997 at the Agape Manor Hospice. Joan was born on December 4, 1932 and was predeceased by her parents, Dorothy and David Smith, by her step-son Hugh McKenzie and by her beloved Suki in 1996. She is survived by her half-brother Dean (Jean) Smith of Victoria; niece Sheila Bowman and nephew Carl Smith. Also survived by dear cousin Hazel Banks; two step-daughters, Ruth (Tom) Crocker and Marjorie (Hartley) Lundell; step-daughter-in-law Anne McKenzie; and eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her many friends and those she helped through her many years of volunteer service with Calgary Pastoral Care. Joan loved the long bike rides with Vida, choir and bellringers, the mountains, her painting, quilting and handicrafts, but most of all her twelve years as Jack's wife. Joan faced her death with calm acceptance, wisdom and extraordinary courage. Many thanks to the nurses and volunteers at the Agape Manor Hospice. In her memory, we ask that you consider donations to the Canadian Cancer Society. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church (924 Heritage Drive S.W.), at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, with Rev Murray Etty officiating (7/8/97).
McKEVITT - Larry of Calgary, passed away on September 11, 1997 at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Larry is survived by his best friend and wife, Marcelle of thirty-three years; his loving daughter Michelle and husband Darcy Kopp; and special grandson Ryan. Larry has been a longtime employee of the Western Co-op Fertilizer where he thoroughly enjoyed his work and the many friends he acquired there. Larry's love for life included spending special time with family and friends. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and cheering on the Stampeders. Larry is survived by his brothers, Hugh (Marilyn), Ed (Linda); sisters, Sheila Bateman, Alberta (Ken) Macmillan, Audrey (Jack) Whiteley; mother-in-law Cecile Reeves; brother-in-law Dennis (Leslie) Stringer; sister-in-law Joanne (Richard) Wilson; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Sunday, September 14, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Very Rev. Leonard J. Hagel, VF Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Midnapore. In living memory of Larry McKevitt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (9/12/97).
MCKINNON - Mary Marta McKinnon, beloved wife of Angus McKinnon of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, June 27, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Mary was born in Acme, AB but has resided in Calgary since 1936. She was a graduate of SAIT and following this, worked in retail ladies apparel for many years. Mary enjoyed over fifty-five years of marriage to her loving husband Angus. Together they travelled to many parts of the world including an African Safari, Europe and the United Kingdom. The Shriners were a big part of their lives along with the Alberta, Canadian and International Credit Unions. Mary was vibrant and active right up to her short illness that took her from us. We will miss her but we will always remember her. Besides her loving husband, Mary is survived by her sisters Elsie Pekse of Cremona, AB, Ida Yandt of Calgary, AB and Annie Neumiller of Carstairs, AB; her brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Geraldine Keim of Acme, AB; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Jacob and Elizabeth Keim, four brothers and three sisters. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 1529 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, PQ, H3G 1A6 and/or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Mary McKinnon, 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).
MCKINNON - Eva Ethel McKinnon (nee Dickie) former resident of Bow Centre Place, Calgary, passed away at the Bow Crest Nursing Home on Saturday, December 6, 1997, at the age of 93 years. Eva was born to a Scottish family, second of twelve children, in Creelman, NWT on August 16, 1904. She has resided in Calgary since 1956. Always enjoying good health with many varied interests, such as Canadian History, current affairs, needlework, Sunday picnics, hockey games, and a canoe ride at eighty-seven years old. She enjoyed many happy times with her granddaughter Lori Eva; family gatherings; and picnics with Ethel and Danny's family. Eva will be lovingly remembered by her family, John of Chilliwack, BC, Marvin Ross (Mable) of Prince George, BC, Ellen (Ernie Hauca) of Edmonton, Ethel (Danny Nikiforuk) of Calgary; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren; as well as her sisters, Pearl, Hazel and Amy, all of Saskatchewan. She was predeceased by her husband David, son Gerald, daughter Phyllis, grandsons, David and Douglas Soppit and Glenn Hauca, four brothers and four sisters. Eva wished to be cremated. A Memorial Service will be held at Bow Centre Place, (7915 - 43 Avenue N.W.), on Tuesday, December 9, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Linda Hunter officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. Special thanks to granddaughter Debbie and nurses at Bow Crest Nursing Home. In living memory of Eva McKinnon, 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 (12/7/97).
MCKINSTRY - Robert Francis "Frank" McKinstry of Calgary, beloved husband of Mrs. Louise McKinstry of sixty-five years, passed away at the Agape Manor Hospice on July 18, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Besides his loving wife, Frank is also survived by his children, Bob (Betty), Joyce (Don) Palmer, Dale (Oona), Jim (Darlene); fourteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, William and Richard and sister Margaret Symons. Funeral Services will be held at Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (218 - 7 Avenue S.E.), on Monday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. with the Very Rev. Robert T. Pynn officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Agape Manor Hospice (1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8). 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 (7/19/97).
MCLACHLAN - Mildred (Millie) Florence McLachlan (nee Ferris) of Calgary, passed away at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital on Sunday, December 28, 1997 at the age of 85 years. Millie was born on February 16, 1912 in Wawanesa, Manitoba. She lived in Flin Flon, Manitoba for over thirty-five years and has resided in Calgary since 1975. Millie volunteered at the Kerby Centre, and Red Cross, and was a member of the Calgary Caledonian Society. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed horticultural fairs and square dancing. Millie is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Dora McLachlan of Faro, Yukon, Dave and Pat McLachlan of La Ronge, Saskatchewan; a son-in-law Colin Acheson of Calgary; six grandchildren, Robbie and Erin Acheson, Jason and Crystal McLachlan, and Mike and Sara McLachlan; as well as special friend Alec Geals of Calgary. She was predeceased by her daughter Roxie Acheson in July 1997, and her husband Robert McLachlan in February 1971. Funeral Services will be held at St. Stephen's Anglican Church (1121 - 14 Avenue S.W.), on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Right Rev. Fred Crabb officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Flin Flon, Manitoba at a later date. 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 Millie McLachlan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HollOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/30/97).
MCLAREN - Lloyd Wesley McLaren. On October 24, 1997 God lovingly and compassionately called a special angel home. Lloyd Wesley McLaren lived a life full of love, generosity and kindness and strength in the face of adversity. He was born June 13, 1926, at home, in Saskatchewan. His family moved to Golden Prairie in 1928, where he went to school and helped with the farming. They moved to Lashburn in 1945, and in the interim spent time in hospitals in Banff, Lashburn and Lamont. In spite of this, he completed high school and entered Miller's Business College in 1947. In 1948, they moved to Edmonton and LLoyd began his career in the oil industry as an accountant with Northern Development Company Ltd. From 1950 to 1957, he worked for Paul Guthrie Development in the same capacity. In 1957, he and Carl Guthrie, also with other members of the Guthrie family, formed Guthrie McLaren Drilling Limited, eventually expanding from two to twelve rigs. He married the love of his life, Joanne Radcliffe, on November 20, 1963 and had three children. They sold Guthrie McLaren in 1978, by Lloyd remained extremely active in the oil industry with the expansion and operation of several smaller companies. After the 1987 tornado destroyed much of their equipment, Lloyd "retired". He remained active in a great number of business pursuits from his office at home until the time of his death. He leaves to mourn his loss and celebrate his life, his loving wife Joanne; three children, Heather Rankin (Rob), James (Dyael) and Scott; six grandchildren, Alexander, Christopher, Kevin, Sian, Schyler and Gabrielle; his sister Mildred Carruthers (Stuart) of Lashburn; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Florence McLaren, and his sisters, Evelyn Hansen and Jean Olsen. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Canadian Arthritis Society. Services to be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 October 1997, at Highlands United Church, 11305 - 64 Street, Edmonton, AB, Rev. John Burrill officiating. Luncheon and Interment to follow. Friends wishing to pay their respects may do so at the Foster and McGarvey Funeral Chapel, 10008 - 103 Street, on Monday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Foster and McGarvey Limited. Funeral Directors and Licenced Crematorium. Telephone: 1-403-428-6666. Canadian - Independent (10/27/97).
MCLAUCHLAN - Richard John McLauchlan, beloved husband to Mrs. Grace McLauchlan of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home on July 10, 1997 at the age of 44 years. Richard will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his son Michael; daughter Melissa; his parents, John and Phyllis McLauchlan of Winnipeg; his brother Gerald (Aija) McLauchlan of Winnipeg; and by his nephews, Geoffery and Darryl, both of Winnipeg. He will also be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at GLEN EDEN FUNERAL HOME (4477 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, telephone: 1-204-338-7111), on Saturday, July 19, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the Canadian Diabetes Association (No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0G8). 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 (7/13/97).
MCLEAN - It is with sadness that the family of Daisy (Bowhay) McLean announce her passing in Victoria on June 13, 1997. Daisy leaves to mourn her death, her beloved husband Stan, and children, Barbara and Murray. Services of Remembrance will be held on Wednesday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Victoria. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to First Baptist Church Missionary Programme. McCALL'S FUNERAL HOME is in charge of arrangements. McCALL'S Telephone: 1-250-385-4465 (6/17/97).
McLEAN - Marie McLean (nee Malloy), beloved wife of Mr. Hugh John McLean of fiftyyears, passed away peacefully at her residence on December 14, 1997, after a lengthyillness at the age of 79 years. Throughout her life, Marie volunteered at the ProvidenceCreche, now known as the Providence Child Development Centre. Besides her lovinghusband, Marie is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. FuneralServices will be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church (5340 - 4 Street S.W.), today,December 17, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. John L. Maes, Celebrant. Graveside Serviceto follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Special thanks to the caring people of Home Care, WeCare and to Dr. Robin Dargie. In living memory of Marie McLean, a tree will be planted atFish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES"Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY.Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/17/97).
MCLEAN - Wynne McLean of Winnipeg passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Wynne is survived by her loving family, daughters, Ellen Perrault (Lyle) of Calgary, Lynne Bear (Gerald) of Armstrong, B.C.; sons, Kenneth McLean (Dorothy), Donald McLean (Linda) of Winnipeg; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Inez Holtman (Harold) of Abbotsford, B.C., Edna Robertson of Winnipeg; brothers, Allen Dawson (Gloria) of Chilliwack, B.C., Oscar Dawson (Tina) of Stonewall, Manitoba; and numerous other relatives and friends. The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. MaCrae and the staff of Unit 112 at the Foothills Hospital for their care and compassion. At Wynne's request no formal Services will be held. Graveside Services to be conducted in Winnipeg at a later date. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Cancer Fund (409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2H 2A6). As a tribute to Wynne, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES will make a donation to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Cancer Fund. Cremation and arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422(11/28/97).
McLEAY - Mr. Douglas Roy McLeay of Strathmore, Alberta, passed away November 27, 1997 at the age of 44 years. He worked as a truck driver, bartender, an R.C.M.P. officer at the Calgary Airport and as a Registered Emergency Paramedic with the City of Calgary for twenty years. He is survived by his wife Sharon; son Jesse; mother Shirley; sisters, Val and Deidre; and brothers, Dwain and Clayton. He was a loving husband, devoted father, dedicated hockey fan and an exceptional friend to many. Those who entered Doug's life were treated with honesty, compassion, humor, practical jokes and a loving friendship. He endured with courage more pain than any man should have to, and was loved more than any man could wish for. His family and friends will miss him very much and remember him always. Memorial Services will be held at Strathmore High School on Sunday, December 7, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Dress restrictions: Casual wear (jeans, runners, etc.). Bring photos and mementos to share. Guests are encouraged to participate in a memorial floor hockey game following the reception. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Jesse McLeay Trust Fund (for information contact Kim Telford 934-9212), to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7 or to any Food Bank. Doug wished to extend special thanks to the medical staff, the heart and kidney donor's and their families for allowing him to enjoy an extra ten years of life. In living memory of Doug McLeay, 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 (12/5/97).
MCLENNAN - Gladys Everett (nee Flint) McLennan passed away suddenly November 17, 1997 at home in her 103rd year. She is survived by her sons, Allan of Calgary, David (Marline) of Spruce Grove, Gordon (Jean) of Calgary; daughters-in-law, Vivienne of Olds and Janet of Winnipeg; eleven grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren; and special close nieces, including Dorothy Luck of Edmonton and Dr. Clare Flint of Montreal. She was predeceased by her husband Alex McLennan in 1973; great-granddaughter Tara in 1979; son John in 1988; stepson Rory in 1995, and his son Robbie in 1997. Gladys was born in Montreal, May 2, 1895, attended school there and received her musical training in violin in Leipzig, Germany, New York and Chicago. She moved to Edmonton and began her professional career in 1918. She became a prominent soloist in concert and CJCA radio, often accompanied by her sister Mrs. Mary Luck, and played in the Edmonton Symphony. Marriage brought her to Calgary where she abandoned her career to raise five sons and become a championship curler. She returned to her music in the mid-1940's, playing with the Calgary Symphony and was a founding member of the Calgary Philharmonic, playing until the early 1970's. She was a member of the Musical Coterie Club of Calgary, a Life Member of the Calgary Musician's Protective Association, AF of M and, in 1979, received an Alberta Achievement Award for "Service to Music" in the province. Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 22 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre). A Private Family Interment will occur at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial tributes may be directed to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (11/21/97).
MCLELLAN - Murdock passed away at his home in Parksville, BC, on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Born at Bonnington Falls, BC, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the war for five years and then was a member of the Calgary Fire Department for nineteen years. Murdie is survived by three sisters, Janet, Margaret and Muriel; and his nephews and nieces. Memorial Services will be held at PARKSVILLE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1000 Allsbrook Road, Parksville, BC, telephone: 1-250-248-4644, on Tuesday, October 21, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to a charity of choice (10/18/97).
MCLEOD - Ethel Elizabeth McLeod passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 31, 1997 at the age of 70 years. Ethel is survived by her children, Bill and his wife Sharon, Blaine and his wife Lynn, Brenda and her husband Bob, and Lyle and his wife Kirsten; and grandchildren, Heather, Stephen, Scot, Christopher, Alison and Callum. She is also survived by her sister Isabel, and brothers, Blake and Jim. Ethel was predeceased by her husband Earl. Ethel was born in Langham, Saskatchewan and has resided in Calgary since 1971. The family wishes to express their gratitude to friends, neighbours at Horizon Village Varsity and care-givers who have given her so much comfort and companionship. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be celebrated at Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel", on Wednesday, November 5, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/4/97).
MCLEOD - Mrs. Hilda McLeod, widow of the late John W. McLeod and beloved mother of Judith Klement; and beloved Nady of Mark (Frederique) Glenn, Dean (Elise) and Craig (Annette) Klement; and dear great- grandmother of Manon. "God has her in His keeping, we have her in our Hearts." A private family Service was held. As a tribute to Hilda, Leyden's Funeral Home will make a donation to the Poppy Fund. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.(11/25/97).
MCLEOD - Jean Helen. Peacefully on Sunday, October 26, 1997, with the family at her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, Jean Helen McLeod, passed away at the age of 74 years in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Jean leaves to mourn her passing and cherish her memory, sister Mary Studenka and nephew Brian, sister Agnes and Wes Finnon, niece Brenda Barske and husband Lorne, their children, Kevin, Melanie and Blair, niece Barbara Kuypers, children Scott and Ainsley, all of Winnipeg; nephew Jack and Beverley McLeod and children, Cameron and Allana of Claresholm, Alberta; niece Diane and Tom Brown, their children, Bonnie and Denise of Innisfail, Alberta. Jean was born at Claresholm, Alberta on October 11, 1923, and had her elementary education at Claresholm and Nanton, Alberta. The family moved to Calgary, Alberta, where Jean completed her high school education, and then completed a business course at Hepburn Business College, Calgary, and was employed by the Alberta Government Elevators for twenty-seven years, retiring as Office Manager in 1980, when she then moved to Winnipeg. Known by all whose lives she touched as a kind, thoughtful and generous person, Jean always put family first. At Jean's request, Cremation has taken place and there will be no Service. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, contributions may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg R3C 9Z9. Special thanks are extended to the doctors and staff of the Oncology Department and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the St. Boniface Hospital. THE DESJARDINS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Winnipeg, MB, in care of arrangements. Telephone: 204-233-4949 or toll free 1-888-233-4949 (10/28/97).
MCMAHON - Mary Geraldine (nee Duffy) passed away October 16, 1997. Mary was born in Montreal and lived in Charlottetown, Aylmer, Saskatoon and Vancouver. Predeceased by her husband Louis and her daughter Nadine Bomersbach, she is survived by four daughters, Patricia (Harold) Fry, Irene (Edward) Auger, Leah McMahon, Stephanie (David) Bishop; one brother Walter Duffy; and son-in-law Conrad Bomersbach; also nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Mary will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Prayers will be held at KEARNEY FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1096 West Broadway, Vancouver on Sunday, October 19, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 20 at 11:00 a.m. in Youville Chapel, 4950 Heather Street, Vancouver, Rev. H. McIntee, O.M.I., Celebrant. Visitation at Charlottetown Funeral Home, 78 Euston Street, Charlottetown, P.E.I. Thursday, October 23, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Interment Friday, October 24, in Charlottetown Roman Catholic Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 24, at 11:15 a.m. in the Notre Dame Convent, Charlottetown. KEARNEY FUNERAL HOME. Telephone: 1-604-736-0268 (10/19/97).
MCMILLAN - Frank J. passed away peacefully on December 21, 1997. Frank was born November 18, 1944 at Milden, Sask. He is survived by his parents, Edwin and Lois McMillan of Rosetown, Sask.; two brothers, Duncan (Carol) of Rosetown, Bruce (Marge) of Saskatoon; one sister Sharon (Bert) Jackson of Acme, AB; eight nieces and nephews; one great-niece and one great-nephew; and his aunt Kay (Syl) Napolitono of Victoria, B.C.At his request, no Services are being held. Donations may be made to the Calgary Cancer Clinic or Unit 59 Palliative Care of the Rockyview Hospital if so desired (12/27/97).
MCcMULLEN - Mrs. Marion McMullen passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on October 18, 1997. Marion was born July 15, 1929 in Calgary, Alberta. In 1953 she married Archie McMullen. Archie and Marion served at the parishes of the Good Shepherd Anglican Church and St. Phillips Anglican Church in Calgary before moving to Stettler in 1969 to serve at St. Georges, Stettler, St. Paul's, Byemoor and St. Margaret's, Scollard. They moved with their family to Red Deer in 1975 where they served at St. Luke's Anglican Church until Archie's passing in 1983. In 1985, Marion went to work at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 35 where she worked on memberships and at the front desk until her retirement in 1994. She had a warm smile and a gentle heart for all those she met, and a gift for making everyone she knew feel unique and special. She will be deeply missed by her children, grandchildren, extended family and church family. She leaves to carry on her legacy of love, Maureen (Don) Wielinga and their children, Farron, Matthew, Aleah and Annelise of Neerlandia, Alberta; John McMullen and his children Daniel and Nicole of Red Deer; and her son Jim (Karen Brosseau) McMullen and their daughter Heather of Leduc. A Celebration of Marion's life will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at New Life Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 5220 - 77 Street, Red Deer, Alberta. If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, or to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance (10/19/97).
MCNAB - Mr. Richard William McNab, beloved son of Jim and Marion McNab of Okotoks, Alberta, passed away at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, on June 12, 1997 at the age of 24 years. Besides his loving parents, Richard is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Loree of Calgary; his sister Heather of Okotoks; and his girlfriend Tammy Ulrich of Okotoks; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and a nephew Tyler McNab of Calgary; and by his grandmothers, Edith McNab of the Red Deer Lake area, and Grace Ridley of Erin, Ontario. Richard will also be lovingly remembered by many dear friends. He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Bob Ridley of Erin, Ontario in 1972, George McNab of Red Deer Lake in 1997, and uncle Alan McNab in 1993. Richard was born in Calgary, Alberta, and he started his schooling in Redcliff, Alberta. At the age of twelve, he moved to the Red Deer Lake area. He finished public school at Red Deer Lake and then Okotoks Composite High School where he graduated. Richard then went to S.A.I.T. for two years where he took Engineering, Design and Drafting Technology. Upon graduation, he worked for Colt Engineering. Richard enjoyed many sports and outdoor activities. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Monday, June 16, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Glasgow, Chaplain of Rockyview General Hospital, officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Pine Creek Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road, S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Richard McNab, 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 (6/14/97).
MCNAMEE - Bernard (Barney). Died in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 7, 1997. Deeply regretted by his sister and brother-in-law, Nell and Jerry O'Neill; and his nieces, Eileen Bourassa, Geraldine Williams and Bernadette Smith, and their husbands; and his great-nieces and nephews; also the family circle in Belfast and Dublin. Memorial Mass will be offered by Father G. Kennedy on Thursday, June 12, 1997, at Canadian Martyrs Church, 835 Northmount Drive N.W. at 7:00 p.m. Reception afterwards (6/10/97).
MCNEIL - Robert Guy Joseph (Bob) McNeil, beloved husband of Penny and father to Tony of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 28, 1997 at the age of 32 years. Besides his loving wife and son, Bob is survived by his parents, Bibiane and Roger McNeil; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Diane and Ron Harrington and family, Carol McNeil and family, all of Mission, B.C., Andy McNeil and family of Fort St. John, B.C., and Sylvie McNeil and family of Ontario. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Tuesday, December 2, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In living memory of Bob McNeil, 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 (12/1/97).
MCNIVEN - James H., formerly of Vulcan, passed away peacefully at the Little Bow Auxiliary Hospital, Carmangay, Alberta, November 16, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Fay of Vulcan; father of one daughter Carol (Don) Wright of Didsbury; five sons, Dan (Bonnie) McNiven of Ballinafad, Ont., Jim Jr. (Cathie) McNiven of Vulcan, Michael (Kathy) McNiven, Peter (Gail) McNiven, both of Cessford, Tom (Joanne) McNiven of Vulcan; fifteen grandchildren, three brothers, two sisters, one sister-in-law, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at Central Church of Christ, Vulcan, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Doug Barrie officiating. Interment Vulcan Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated, or if friends so desire, memorial tributes could be made to Little Bow Auxiliary Hospital, Carmangay, Box 160, Carmangay, Alberta T0L 0N0. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (11/18/97).
MCQUINN - JoAnne McQuinn passed away peacefully at the Agape Manor Hospice on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at the age of 49 years. JoAnne is survived by her children, Rob and Kristin; a granddaughter Taylor; and eight brothers and sisters. She was predeceased by her parents, Leslie and Lena Waye. Funeral Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2526 - 24 Avenue N.W., on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/23/97).