PARKKARI -- Florence Marie Parkkari. Marie was born August 28, 1933. Her youth was spent in the Alderson and Redcliff areas of Alberta. Marie began her working life at a glass factory in Redcliff, later joining the Royal Bank in Brooks, transferring with them to Calgary. She retired in 1988 to pursue full time her established craft of doll-making. Marie is known for her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, as well as many other craft and art projects. Marie was predeceased by her parents, John and Inga Parkkari and her brother John (Jack) Parkkari. She leaves to mourn her sudden death five aunts, May Carlson, Hazel Carlson, Alice Loughlin, Aune Parkkari and Edna Russell; numerous cousins spread throughout western Canada and in the United States. Many, many dear friends also mourn this tragic loss. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, please honor Marie's spirit of giving by making memorial donations to charity or organization of donor's choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
SHLAH -- Mariam passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 96 years on November 25, 1997. She is survived by her beloved daughter Chafika Shlah; her grandchildren, Ghassan (Ghada), Marwan (Jamal), Adnan (Marion), Ryiad (Abir) Shlah, Nawal (Joseph) Estephan; and her great-grandchildren, Dima, Rima, Ribal, Raneen, Anese, Assmar and Sandra Shlah, Fayez, Carol and Reann Estephan. The family of Mariam wish to give their thanks to the staff of the Rockyview Hospital for providing care in her final weeks. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) this evening between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (4208 - 17 Avenue S.W.) on Friday, November 28, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Daniel Rizg officiating. Donations in memory of Mariam may be made to St. Severius of Antioch Syrian Orthodox Church Building Fund (P.O. Box 22136, Bankers Hall, Calgary, AB T2P 4J5). As a tribute to Mariam, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to St. Severius of Antioch Syrian Orthodox Church Building Fund. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
TYESS -- Stephen. On October 16, 1997, Mr. Stephen Tyess of Edmonton, formerly of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife of fifty-six years, Edna; his son Martin Tyess of Elnora, Alberta; and his daughter Barbara Anne Tyess-Smith (Don) of Edmonton; four grandchildren, Kari Ann Cutler, Tom Tyess, Stacey Smith, Debbie Korsmo (Mark). Stephen is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, Frank Tyess (Dulcie), Joe Tyess and Harry Tyess, Kay Dunstan and Caroline Stubbs (Bill). A Memorial Service will be held at Trillium Chapel of CONNELLY-McKINLEY FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Right Reverend Don MacDonald officiating. Cremation has already taken place. THE FLORAL CHAPELS, CONNELLY-McKINLEY LTD., 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton. Telephone: 1-403-422-2222.
WARD -- Garnet. Red's Gone Fishing Garnet was born July 6, 1916, and passed away peacefully November 25, 1997 at the age of 81. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Rita; son Fredrick Courtney Ward (daughter-in-law Susan) of Lloydminster, Alberta; daughter Connie Lynn Payne (son-in-law Warren) of Calgary; and his five beloved grandsons, Michael, Shane, Christopher, Lance and Blake. He is also survived by his closest brother Earl Ward of Calgary; and extended family in Alberta, Sask. and Manitoba. It is his wish that family and friends remember him as they knew him, always eager for a fishing or hunting trip or a game of cards. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Alberta Sports, Recreation, Parks & Wildlife Foundation, P.O. Box 40027, Baker Center Postal Outlet, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4M9, Attn: Lori Neufeld, may be made in Red's memory. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 10:00 a.m., 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.
BRAID -- Hugh Morrison, on Monday, November 24, in his 86th year, in Edmonton, with great courage, peace and dignity, after a long illness. Beloved husband of Helen for fifty-eight years, he leaves a lifetime of loving memories with her; with son Don, daughter-in-law Sydney Sharpe, and cherished grandchildren, Gabriel and Rielle, all of Calgary; with dear Edmonton relatives, Norma, Franklyn, Marie and Natalie Sharpe; with his grandnephews and grandnieces, Adrienne, Mercedes, Karl, Stephanie and Jean-Paul; and with niece Hillary; and nephews, David and Robert in Ontario. Predeceased by dear sisters, Betty and Janet, and by brother Robert. Hugh will be fondly remembered by many friends at Central Park Lodge in Edmonton, and by former associates at Honeywell Ltd. Hugh was commemorated with gratitude and joy at a Memorial Service held November 26 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Edmonton. Many thanks to the Reverend Donald Aellen. Arrangements entrusted to SOUTH SIDE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Edmonton. Telephone: 1-403-432-1601.
CARTEN -- Mary Caroline (nee Urquhart, nee Hatfield). Mary died peacefully November 22, 1997 in Edmonton, Alberta. Born in Fox River, Nova Scotia on May 23, 1894 to Captain Freeman Hatfield and Flora Salter, Mary led a full life dedicated to the service of others. Mary taught school in Parsboro, Nova Scotia from 1912 to 1915. In 1915 Mary entered St. Luke's School of Nursing in New York graduating in 1918. In 1922 she married Dr. Howard (Doc) Donald Urquhart of New York (predeceasing Mary in 1934). Mary returned to teaching in Parsboro from 1942 to 1960 and in 1960, married Albert Carten of Halifax, Nova Scotia (predeceasing Mary in 1971). Mary then moved West to Alberta where she is survived by her daughter Mary Hudson of Calgary. Also surviving are the Hudson grandchildren, Beth, Diana, John and Heather; the Urquhart grandchildren, Wenona, Pam, Howard and Ross; and five great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church, 12116 - 102 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, November 29 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Park Lodge, 5905 - 112 Street, Edmonton or to a charity of your choice.
GAUVREAU -- Adrian Gauvreau passed away very peacefully at home on November 26, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Besides his loving wife Donna, he is survived by three sons, Larry (Irma) of Toronto, Richard (Pat) of Vancouver, and Edward (Lori) of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Adrian will be dearly missed as he was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather. He is also survived by one brother Joe (Jean) Gauvreau; and two sisters, Yvette (Hugh) Watt, and Bertha Boychuck. Services will be held at Marlborough Pentecostal Church, 38129 Marbank Drive N.E. on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. A private family Graveside Service will be held in the Field of Honour at Rocky View Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial tributes can be made to the Marlborough Church Building Fund. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
HENDRICKSON -- Arnold Hendrickson passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre, Calgary on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at the age of 85 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Reg and wife Bonnie-Jean; daughter Marlene and husband Greg Cole; four grandchildren, Tim and Mitch Hendrickson, and Karen and Gena Cole; two sisters, Ida and Sylvia; one brother Clarence; and will be sadly missed by his relatives and friends. Arnold was predeceased by his wife Irene. He was active in the Order of the Eastern Star, the Masonic Lodge and Shriners. The Shrine Bar-b-que Unit in Red Deer was a special project of his. He spent many volunteer hours restoring old farm machinery at the Red Deer Museum and volunteering at the Westerner in Red Deer. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary, on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 5193, Calgary, T2G 1X3. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.