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WEBB - Adrianna May Webb (nee Zurch) of Calgary, passed away at her residence on Thursday, July 17, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 54 years. Adri was born on July 8, 1943 in Edmonton, Alberta, and was educated, obtaining her BScN and later a Masters degree in administration. She had been working with Care West Palliative Care. Once diagnosed with cancer, Adri found relaxation playing the violin with Claudia, an instrument she once played as a child. Adri enjoyed the outdoors with her dog Fifi and will be remembered for her sharp wit, strength and the spark in her eyes. She is survived by her daughter Jenny Webb and her friend Roger Watts of Calgary; her mother Dorothy and Al Ryan of Edmonton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barb and Ken Watson of Sylvan Lake and Kathy and Al Lymer of Edmonton; two nieces and a nephew, Donna and Neil of Edmonton, and Sue of Calgary; as well as relatives and many friends. She was predeceased by her father Adolf Zurch in 1978. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), today, July 20, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Monday, July 21, 1997 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Crowfoot Chapel", on Tuesday, July 22, 1997 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Jim Haycock officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta on Wednesday, July 23, 1997. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the George Boyack Nursing Home, c/o Care West Foundation, 1070 McDougall Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 7Z2 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. In living memory of Adri Webb, 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 (7/20/97).
WEBB - Susan Jane Webb (nee Ball), born September 4, 1959 in Calgary, beloved daughter of Kathleen and Alfred Ball, cherished mother of Jonathan, Joey and Samantha, and dear companion of Otto Fomradas, passed away suddenly at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at the age of 38 years. Susan is also survived and lovingly remembered by her one brother Michael; her two sisters, Karen MacDonald and Sara (Kim) Grimson, together with her beloved nieces and nephews. She is also survived by two aunts, Dorothy McMahon and Lily Wilson; one uncle Owen McCarten; and numerous cousins, all in England and Ireland. The family would like to express their sincere thanks for the compassion and care shown Susan and her family at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.), on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 10:30 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, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Susan Webb, 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 (11/16/97).
WEBER - It is with great sadness that the family of Grant LeRoy Weber would like to informfriends of his passing on Sunday, December 21, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Grant will belovingly remembered by his wife Catherine; their three remaining children, Ron, Sharron-Lea,and Gary, and their families; as well as the family of their deceased son Gerald Roy Weber.Grant was born December 29, 1919 in the city of Edmonton. After service with the RoyalCanadian Air Force, he joined his brother Gerald (deceased) in the partnership of CardinalCoach Lines which they operated for many years. Grant served his community throughdedication to various historical associations in the province. A Memorial Service will be held atLEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.),on Monday,December 29, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to thecharity of choice or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., T2G3Y6). As a tribute to Grant, Leyden's Funeral Homes will be making a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "AGolden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/28/97).
WEBSTER - Paul Grant Webster of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 12, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Paul is the loving father of his two sons, Wayne (Bobbie), and Gerry (Dot); his four grandchildren, Shane, Cody, Lynanne (Dean), and Craig (Michelle). He is also survived by his brother John of Nanaimo, B.C.; nieces and nephews and by a special friend Sharon. He was predeceased by his sister Alice. Many thanks to the staff on Unit 91 of the Foothills Hospital for the love, care and dedication provided at a difficult time. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, on Tuesday, July 15, 1997, at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Cremation and arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 AVENUE S.E. at GARDEN ROAD (3km East of 68 Street) Telephone: 403-272-5555 (7/14/97).
WEEKS - The family of Doreen Weeks announces with sadness that she passed away peacefully on June 4, 1997. She will always live in the hearts of her daughter and son-in-law, Sheena and David Bean and her grandchildren, Martin and Barbara Bean, and Lindsay and Bill Ward. Doreen, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday, came to Calgary from England in 1975 and loved her life here as a Canadian citizen. She was one of the first members of the Second Sixties and a longtime member of the Confederation Park Choir. A Memorial Service will be held at the University of Calgary in the University Club, MacEwan (Fourth Floor) on Wednesday, June 11 at 2:30 p.m. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 (6/7/97).
WEERSTRA - It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden death on December 8,1997 of Thomas Wayne, born May 6, 1950 in Lethbridge. Beloved son of Esther; brother toCynthia (Roger) Hyde, uncle to Lauren; and brother to Bryne (Anne). He was predeceased by hisfather in 1984. Private Family Service with Cremation. Floral tributes graciously declined. Inlieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation may do so to the charity of their choice(12/12/97).
WEGENER - Irene May Wegener passed away peacefully on November 15, 1997. Irene is lovingly remembered by her sons, Earl (Eva), Lorne (Theresa), and his children, Carra, Travis and Chad; her sister Marie Brown; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Irene was predeceased by her beloved husband Carl and her brother Henry Poffenroth. She was a loving wife, mother, nana and friend and she will be missed by everyone who knew her. Friends are invited to call at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 from 7:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Foster's Garden Chapel on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary T2N 1B8 or the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary T2N 4N2. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/19/97).
WEIGEL - Gentle Ben passed away at home on June 17, 1997 at the age of 59 years with all of his family present. He leaves to mourn, his common-law wife Louise Dalton; and five children, Rose-marie (Lloyd), Darrell (Joan), Karen, Selena (Allan) and Julie (Shane); his loving dear friend Selena Roberts; and nine point five grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters, Mary (Martin), Virginia (Larry), Bernadette (Audrey) and Katie; two brothers, Joseph (Gayle) and John (Lena); and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all his friends. Funeral Services will be held at CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 - 4 Street N.W. (within the valley of Queen's Park Cemetery), on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Father Rustico Recedcion of Holy Trinity Catholic Church officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (6/18/97).
WEINLEIN - Patricia Mary Weinlein, beloved wife of Roland Weinlein of Calgary, passed away at home on Friday, September 26, 1997 at the age of 56 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 3, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Alexander MacLennan of St. Gerard's Catholic Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow in the "Garden of Everlasting Life" at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 238, 2116 - 27 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7A6. In living memory of Patricia Weinlein, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (10/3/97).
WEISNER - Lydia Weisner, nee Stuckert, passed away peacefully on November 20, 1997 at the age of 82 years. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander, two brothers, Albert and Fred, and two sisters, Emma King and Elsie O'Brien. Lydia is survived by her two sons, Gerald (Dorothy), Gary (Janet); daughter Margaret (Robert) Campbell; brother Walter Stuckart; sister Joyce Carmichael; as well as her grandchildren, Debbie (Paul) Hennig, Karen (Colin) Kinley, Steven (Deanna) Weisner, Linda (Dallas) Miller, Jonathon and Stephanie Campbell; and three great-grandchildren. She was an active lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church, as well as a charter member and volunteer at the Bethany Care Centre for thirty-six years, and a longtime volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross as well as the Calgary Public School Board. Lydia will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held at St. John Lutheran Church (204 - 6A Street N.E.) on Saturday, November 22, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Markus Wilhelm officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or the charity of your choice. As a tribute to Lydia, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the St. John Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (11/21/97).
WENDELBOE - Ernest, beloved husband for fifty-six years of Elva Janet Brown Wendelboe,passed away peacefully on December 10, 1997 at the age of 83 years. He is also survived by hisloving daughter Jann (Don) Smith of Calgary; five grandchildren, Shannon, Randy (who ispresently serving a mission in Marseille, France), Brandon, Tiffany and Jacqueline; three sisters,Eleanor Long and Rosemary Sylvester both of Red Deer, Alberta and Vivian Shew of Clinton,Ohio; a brother Mick Wendelboe of Fairview, Alberta; and numerous nieces and nephews.Ernest was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Mary and two sisters, Clare and Betty. Hewas born on April 23, 1914 in Barons, Alberta and raised in the Starline/Claresholm area. Ernestwas employed with Alberta Gas Trunk Line (Nova) from 1958 to 1979 retiring as Senior MeterStation Operator. Funeral Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BowValley Chapel, 2526 - 24 Avenue N.W. on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Friendsare invited to visit one hour prior to this. Graveside Services will be held in the StavelyCemetery on Monday at 2:30 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations may bemade to the Arthritis Society, Suite 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., T2R 1B7, or to the Heart &Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., T2G 3Y6. PIERSON'S FUNERALSERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/13/97).
WERNAER - Helmut Wernaer, beloved husband of Mrs. Mildred Wernaer of Calgary, passedaway peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on December 12, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the ageof 85 years. Helmut was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1912. He served in World War II andcame to Canada in the 1950's. For many years, Helmut owned and operated "The Galleryof Fine Arts" and a framing shop located in Calgary. Besides his loving wife, Helmut issurvived by a brother Wolfgang of Germany; a nephew Ike of Texas; and a niece Gisela ofMontreal, Quebec; as well as three stepdaughters and their families, Sandra Welsh and BrendaGray, both of Calgary, Linda Cameron of Nova Scotia. Those wishing to pay their respects maydo so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 ElbowDrive S.W.) on Monday, December 15, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services willbe held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow DriveS.W.) on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's ParkCemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian DiabetesAssociation, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of HelmutWernaer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAYFUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W.,CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/14/97).
WEX, LABELL - Myra. Died Friday night, November 21, 1997 in her ninety-first year. Wife of the late Moishe Wex of Calgary, Alberta. Survived by her devoted children, Howard and Libby, Ronnie and Rhoda. Loving and caring grandchildren, Mitchell and Jason, Derek and Lucy, Neil and Marni, Stephen and Stanley. She also leaves great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Jenna, Jordan and Amy whom she adored. As well, survived by the devoted Wex family (11/26/97).
WEYMARK - With her family at her side, it is with great sadness and regret that we announcethe passing of Nita, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, on November 29, 1997, at theage of 55 years. Nita was born in Lacombe on November 27, 1942. She was predeceased by herDad Jerry Leach on December 22, 1971. Nita is survived by her Mom Kay Leach of Lacombe;her loving husband and best friend of thirty-five years, Harry; twin daughters, Lisa (Dave) ofCochrane; Lori (Rob) of Calgary; son Marty and his wife Sandra, their children, Mitchel (Mitch)and Jared (Bubba), her two precious grandsons whom she treasured. Nita is also by two brothers,Ron Leach (Donna) of Innisfail, Randy Leach, (Angie) of Fernie, along with numerous niecesand nephews. At Nita's request, a Private Family Service will be held at her home onWednesday, December 3, 1997. Friends are welcome to her home following the Service from2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Since Nita loved camping in the mountains and kids so much, in lieu offlowers, donations can be made to Kids Cancer Camps of Alberta, Box 107, 300 - 8120Beddington Boulevard N.W., Calgary, AB T3K 2A8 (12/2/97).
WHEATCROFT - James Clifford (Red) Wheatcroft, beloved husband of Olive Wheatcroft of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Cliff Wheatcroft, a self-made man with an inventive and entrepreneurial spirit, spent many years as a highly successful cattle broker. His business interests included J.C. Wheatcroft Co. Ltd., Midnapore Land and Cattle Co., Alberta Western Beef, T.W.K. Leasing Co. and Isabella Beef. He was greatly respected by colleagues, family, and friends for his integrity, tenacity and his generosity of spirit. Cliff was an adventurer who was the "captain of his ship and master of his fate". He created a wealth of rich memories including endless summers on the family houseboat, soaring adventures in his home-built airplane, and gentle days of sailing on his yacht in Mexico. His ready laugh, stimulating conversations, and supportive pride in the efforts and achievements of those around him will be greatly missed. He remains an inspiration to all who knew him. Besides his loving wife, Cliff is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, and three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Doug Heathfield of Toronto, ON, Judy and John Dudar of Halifax, NS, Jon Wheatcroft and Laura Evans of Ottawa, ON, Tim and Roberta Wheatcroft, and Mavis Wheatcroft and Patrick Plichon, all of Calgary; as well as fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Margaretta and Herbert Thorndyke of Mallorca, Spain; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cliff was predeceased by his first wife Isabel and his two sons, Kelly and Michael. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Cliff Wheatcroft a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (9/15/97).
WHEELER - John (Jack) Wheeler of Calgary (Claresholm), beloved husband of Sharon, passedaway on December 15, 1997 with his family at his side. He is survived by his loving children,John, Debora, Sharyl; his son-in-law Chris; and his two wonderful grandchildren, Melissa andTyler. John also leaves to mourn, three brothers and five sisters in Newfoundland; as well as hisbrother Hubert in Calgary to whom we would like to give special thanks. He also has left awhole world of family and friends behind. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDENCHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Saturday, December 20, 1997 at 10:00a.m. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888(12/18/97).
WHITE - Kenneth Murray (Ken) White, P.Eng., beloved husband of Karen White and father of Calvin and Paula, all of Calgary, went to be with his Lord and Saviour Christ Jesus on June 2, 1997 at the age of 51 years, after a short heroic battle with cancer. Ken was a loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, and friend who will be greatly missed. Born June 4, 1945 and raised in Red Deer, Ken attended the University of Alberta, graduating in the top five from Mechanical Engineering in 1968. Ken and Karen were married in Ponoka, AB on May 6, 1967 and then moved to Calgary in 1968 where Ken began working for Western Rock Bit (WRB) until 1993 when he left the company as their Vice President of Research and Development. During his twenty-five career with WRB, Ken patented many ideas used in the manufacturing of industrial products. In 1993 Ken started a company, Terra Tools Inc., and sold the manufacturing knowledge to Alberta Basic Industries. In 1995 he became the Acting General Manager of Terra Tools and Walker MacDonald Bits. Ken later became the Director of Operations for A.B.I.L. and Terra Tools, developing oilfield bits, mining bits and industrial products. He was also on the Board of Directors of A.B.I.L. Ken had many talents and interests including restoring a 1927 Chev and a 1929 Graham Paige. He built a post and beam timber cabin in British Columbia. Ken loved wood working, was an avid fisherman, motorcycle enthusiast, and a man with a great sense of humor. He made us laugh even when times were tough. Besides his loving wife and children, Ken is also survived by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. C.A. White of Red Deer, AB; his sister Lori White and Don MacDonald of Sylvan Lake, AB; his mother and father-in-law, George and Kathleen Calvert of Calgary; his sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Cleve Wright of Edmonton, AB; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by all of his grandparents, and Ron Strate, his close friend and cousin. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, June 5, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at First Assembly (6031 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, June 6, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Glasgow and Pastor Leona Eagle officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In living memory of Ken White, 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. (6/5/97)
WHITEFORD - Mr. James (Jim) G. Whiteford, CD., beloved husband of Mrs. Phyllis Whitefordof Calgary, passed away after a brief illness at the Foothills Hospital on December 16, 1997 atthe age of 78. Jim was born in Dykehead, Lanarkshire, Scotland and immigrated with his parentsto Canada in 1928. They settled in Olds, Alberta. Jim returned to Britain in 1939 with the RoyalCanadian Engineers where he met his wife Phyllis. They were married in Braintree, Essex, onJune 20, 1942. After the war they settled in Calgary and had a daughter Gail. Jim joined theCalgary Police Force where he attained the rank of inspector and retired in 1977. Jim was afounding member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 264 as well as founding memberand second president of the Calgary Winter Club. He was also a president of the InternationalPolice Association, Canadian Representative. Jim was instrumental in the formation of theProvost Corps of the Canadian Service Btn. Since his retirement Jim had been active with theConfederation Park Seniors Centre where he was past president of the Centre, and of the TravelClub, as well as a fifty year member of the Masonic Lodge. Since Jim's retirement, he andPhyllis traveled extensively. In the past few years one of his greatest joys was his granddaughterAllison. Jim is survived by a daughter Gail Whiteford, a granddaughter Allison Blake and herfather Jim Blake, all of Calgary. He is also survived by two sisters, Jenny and Mary; a brotherDavid; niece Frances; nephews, Kevin and Bryon; and very special friend of the family, ShirleyElder. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Janet, and his brother Robert. FuneralServices will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720Centre Street North), on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorialtributes may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park RoadS.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 or directly to the Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 StreetN.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1. Arrangements in care of McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S"Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296(12/20/97).
WHITESIDE - Mr. Harvey William Whiteside, beloved husband and best friend of Linda, passed away peacefully at his residence in Chestermere Lake on November 14, 1997 at the age of 50 years. Harv was a longtime employee of the City of Calgary Waterworks working as Supervisor of Inspections at the time of his passing. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Megan and Myles. He is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Don Lane, Ann and Jerry Johnston; five nephews; his Uncle Roy, and his Aunt Grace MacFadyen. He will also be remembered by his mother and father-in-law, Art and Venera Congdon. He was predeceased by his parents Frank and Louise. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the C.R.H.A. Home Care Team 7, P.O. Box 4016, Station C, 320 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5T1. In living memory of Harvey Whiteside, 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 (11/18/97).
WHITFORD - Raymond Clayton Whitford passed away at the Strathmore District Hospital onSunday, November 30, 1997 at the age of 70 years. He is survived by his beloved wife Anna;four children, Cindy (Ken), Tim, Don (Lola) and Clayton; eight grandchildren, Shannon, Lisa,Caprice, Samantha, Amy, Melissa, Kayla and Amanda; as well as two sisters, Betty and Brenda;and one brother Bob. He was predeceased by one son Dennis in 1985. At Ray's request, noFuneral Service will be held. The family wish to express their deepest gratitude to the doctorsand nurses at the Strathmore District Hospital for their efforts in making Dad's final hours aspeaceful as possible. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Gleichen Drop-In Centre,Gleichen, Alberta on Sunday, December 7, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Arrangements andCremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "CalgaryCrematoriumChapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (12/4/97).
WHITLOCK - On December 21, 1997, Gregory Randolph Whitlock passed away suddenly atthe age of 39 years while on vacation in Pattaya, Thailand. He will be sadly missed and lovinglyremembered by his mother Brenda, father George; sister Sharon (Blais); brothers, Winston(Carol) and Bradley; nieces, Sandra and Andrea Blais; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins andfriends. A Service of celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, January 3, 1998 at 1:30p.m. at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 4A Raven Drive, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Rev. Bob Peelofficiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to the charityof one's choice. EVERGREEN FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD. (The Chapel in the Park). Telephone:1-403-472-9019 (12/31/97).
WHITNACK - Mrs. Rayma Katherine Whitnack, beloved wife of Mr. Frank Whitnack, passed away peacefully at her home on September 7, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Rayma was born in East Florenceville, New Brunswick, August 6, 1926. She served in the W.A.C. of the R.C.A.F from 1943 to 1945. During this period she met Frank and at the end of the war they married in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, August 8, 1945, coming to Calgary shortly thereafter, where she resided for the remainder of her life. Her final day was spent with all three of her precious children, which made her very happy, and for which we will be eternally grateful. Her many loves included her family and friends, curling (she and Frank were Charter members of the Calgary Winter Club), bridge and driving her van. She will be forever remembered by daughter Betty Boon, son-in-law Gary and their children, Michael and David; son Richard Whitnack, daughter-in-law Cheryl and their children, Daun and John; and son Alan Whitnack, daughter-in-law Joyce and their children, Staci and Eric. Rayma also leaves behind sisters, Marian Noble (Kingston, ON) and Bette Martin (Moncton, NB); brothers, Norman Smith (Olds, AB), Wendell Smith (Manotick, ON), and Bob Smith (Calgary); brothers-in-law, Ron Noble and Mervyn Martin; and sisters-in-law, Carolle Smith, Eva Smith, Linda Smith and Ruth Devonshire (Kingston, ON). She also leaves behind Frank's family who became her family when they arrived in Alberta, especially Dorothy (Dot) Whitnack who was one of her best friends. She also leaves many nieces and nephews too numerous to list. Rayma was predeceased by her brother Richard Smith in 1986. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow in "Field of Honor" at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends and family so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The War Amputations of Canada, 1068 Berkley Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3K 1E1 or Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, 480D - 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1W4. In living memory of Rayma Whitnack, 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 (9/12/97).
WHITNEY - Barry Delano, beloved husband of Shirley of Calgary, passed away at Peter Lougheed Hospital on Tuesday, July 8, 1997 at the age of 48 years. Besides his loving wife, he leaves to mourn his aunts, Elsie Pekse, Ida Yandt, Annie Neumiller; uncle Angus McKinnon; aunt and uncle, Geraldine and Fred Keim; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill and Donna, Marshall and Dianne Wynnychuk; and numerous nieces and nephews. Barry was predeceased by his parents, Marcus and Bertha Whitney. Those wishing to pay their respects, may do so at FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W., Thursday, July 10, 1997 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at First Memorial on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. For information call 297-0717 (7/11/97).
WHITTINGTON - Carmen Margaret (MacLean) passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on June 6, 1997. Carmen was predeceased by her husband Dick of fifty years, sisters, Florence and Edie, brothers, Walter, John and Kenneth, and by her parents, William and Edith McLean. Carmen is survived by her twin daughters, Sharon (Ross) Harvey, Karen (Jack) Grant; and her son Ian (Christine) Whittington; grandchildren, Lori and Craig Grant, Sian and Erin Harvey, Brea Anne Whittington; sister Ruth DeWare; sisters-in-law, Hazel McLean and Margaret (Odie) Gust; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Carmen will be lovingly remembered for her love of family, respect of others and her joy of cooking. Carmen graduated in Nursing from James Dunn Hospital, Bathhurst, N.B. in 1934. She worked at the T.B. San in N.B. home care, then during World War II for the South African Government for one year. Following her experiences in South Africa, she returned to Canada to become a Nursing Sister with No. 22, Canadian General Medical Corp. Hospital. When stationed in Bramshot, England she met and married Captain L.A. "Dick" Whittington. Carmen has been active with Nursing Sister Association Calgary Branch, Inglewood Community Association in recent years; as well she was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion (Chapelhow Branch No. 284). Funeral Services will be held at St. George's P. Chapel, 23 Cambrai Avenue S.W. (Currie P.M.Q.), on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Interment to follow in the Field of Honor of Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (17 Avenue at lower Springbank Road S.W.). If friends so desire, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6. The family would like to say thanks to the Palliative Home Care Services for their compassion and kindness. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/10/97).
WHITTON - Mrs. Ann Whitton, age 86 years old, of Edmonton, passed away on October 26, 1997. Always a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who had a wonderful zest for life, gardening, cooking, playing cards, board games and crossword puzzles and was game for anything life had to offer. She always welcomed everyone into her home, loved to laugh, smile and tell stories. She is survived by five children, Betty Walsh, Edmonton, Glen Whitton, Victoria, B.C., Rev. Ray Whitton, U.S.A., Norma Miles, U.S.A., and Pat Santa, Edmonton; twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service was held at Park Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, October 29 officiated by Rev. Ray Whitton. "I love you and I'll miss you. Thanks for all the memories." _ Love, your granddaughter Val Walsh (11/1/97).
WHITWORTH - Mrs. Steffany Whitworth, beloved wife of Mr. Hale Whitworth of Calgary, passed away peacefully at her residence on June 15, 1997 at the age of 89 years. Steffany was born in London, England on October 15, 1907. She immigrated to Canada in June of 1952, and on August 6, 1975 she married Hale, her husband of twenty-two years. The "I AM" Temple, the church to which Steffany belonged, was the center of her life. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Rosemary and Eric Watkins of Vernon, B.C. and Madeleine Osborne of Montreal, Quebec. She is also survived by a brother William Davis in Windermere, B.C. She was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur Davis and Sidney Davis. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Mr. Khrys McArdle of "I AM" Temple officiating. In living memory of Steffany Whitworth, 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 (6/18/97).