STOKOE -- Edna May of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on December 11, 1997 at the age of 85. Born in England, November 27, 1912, Edna came to Canada with her children in July 1949. Edna was predeceased by her husband The Rev. John Stokoe of Bear River, N.S. on August 4, 1980. Edna is survived by her daughter Carol of Toronto, and son John of Calgary; grandchildren, Fred of Portland, Oregon, Celeste of Toronto, Tracy, Michelle and John Jr. of Calgary; great-grandchildren, Drake, Nathan, Stephanie and Matthew of Calgary. Cremation and Memorial Services to be held at Queen's Park Cemetery by family members. Very special thanks to the Staff at George Boyack Nursing Home for being so kind and caring to our mother. God bless you all. May she rest in peace.
ALLEY -- Jarrett John Alley, Forever Loved son of Jack and Sandy and sister Lauren (age eleven), of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly at the Foothills Hospital on December 14, 1997, after a heroic struggle due to complications arising from an aneurysm. Jarrett was born in Saskatoon, SK, Sunday, March 18, 1984 and moved to Calgary in 1991. He was a grade eight student at Cardinal Newman School and will be remembered by all as a determined, focused and organized young man who would carry out any project, task or athletic endeavor to the best of his abilities. Jarrett was an outstanding sportsman and athlete who loved hockey, soccer, running, biking, fishing and camping. He will be lovingly missed by his family and friends for his compassion, kindness to others and overwhelming "Love of Life". Jarrett is also survived by his great-grandparents, Walter and Mary Kopeck; his grandparents, Gordon and Irene Alley, and Don and Elaine Lischka; his aunts, uncles and cousins, Lisa and Barry Bugera and daughter Rayanne; Lorelie and Jeff Gordon and sons, Jayme, Joel and Trevor; Grant Lischka and son Andrew; Darrell and Angie Lischka and daughter Rebecca; as well as numerous great-aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" 14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Jarrett's life will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith F. Sorge, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "Holy Family Cemetery" at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Jarrett Alley Memorial Trust Fund c/o The Bow Valley Hockey Society, Box 43009, Calgary, AB T2J 7A7 or at any CIBC Branch in Calgary. In living memory of Jarrett Alley, 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.
AU -- Shuen, of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Hospice on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at the age of 86 years. He is survived by three sons and two daughters, Simon (Anna), Stephen (Cindy) of Calgary, Susan Wong (Thomas) of Hong Kong, Christina Chao (Patrick) of Vancouver, B.C., David of Calgary. Shuen will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by twelve grandchildren, James (Hillary), Helen, Eleana (Mike Palumbo), Albert, Mandy, Lydia, Angela, Allen, Giselle (Dr. Ron Lim), Eric, Kara, and Kristen; also three great-grandchildren, Brandon, Santyna and Alexia. He was predeceased by his wife Au Ho Tin in 1980, son Wilson in 1980. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" on Saturday, December 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment in Queen's Park Cemetery at a later date. The family of Au Shuen wish to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the staff of the Agape Manor Hospice for their care and compassion. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Agape Manor Hospice (1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., T2N 1B8). As a tribute to Shuen, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Agape Manor Hospice. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
BAIRD -- Rose Baird passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on December 15, 1997 at age 81. She was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on January 21, 1916. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon in 1973, also by a sister Anne (Jack) Evans, and two brothers, Frank and John Gardy. She is survived by five nephews, Don Evans of Portage la Prairie, Wendell Gonyea, Kenneth (Donna) Gonyea, Dennis (Willow) Gonyea, Donald (Beth) Gonyea; and sister Jo (Bob) Gonyea. Rose lived in Bankview Senior House where she enjoyed many friendships. Previously she was a volunteer worker at Calgary Cancer Society. She loved children. At Rose's request there will be a Private Memorial Service. The family appreciates the loving care she received by staff and doctors of Unit 59 of the Rockyview Hospital.
BENNETT -- Mr. Thomas Alfred Bennett, beloved husband of Mrs. Margery Bennett (nee Dafoe) passed away peacefully at their home on December 15, 1997 at the age of 66 years. Born December 10, 1931, Tom married Margery on May 22, 1954. He worked as an architectural hardware consultant in Calgary for over thirty years. Tom will be remembered and missed by his children, Karen and Ken Chapman, Ken, and Glenn; as well as by his grandchildren, Kendall, Kimberly, Thomas, Stephen, Lindsay and Stephanie. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Pastor Don Unterschultz officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Thomas Bennett, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.
BERRY -- Dr. James Ralph Berry passed away in Midland, Texas on December 12, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Bertha in 1995, he is survived by two daughters, Lorraine Vander Kelen (Ron) and Marilyn Weatherman, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and one son, Jaimie Berry (Irene) of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren, Kelly and Katey Vander Kelen, and Mark and Chad Weatherman. Born in Medicine Hat in 1913, he graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. M.D. and then specialized in Ophthalmology at Toronto Western. He served as a Major in the Armed Forces during World War II from 1939 to 1945. His medical practice spanned some fifty years in Calgary, Havre, Montana, Las Cruces, New Mexico and Midland, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 10827 - 24 Street S.W. on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Timothy Boyle officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 or The Lupus Society of Alberta, North Tower, Room 262, Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2T9.
BRIERLEY -- Mrs. Edna Constance Brierley, of Calgary passed away on December 15, 1997 at the age of 86 years. Funeral Services will be held today, December 17, 1997 at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
BUCHANAN -- Tom Buchanan of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Father Lacombe Nursing Home on December 16, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Tom was an active member of The Lions Club and held various positions in the club. He is the loving father of a daughter Jane and her husband Skip Charlton of Calgary, and grandfather to Vikki and Doug. He is also survived by two sisters, Mary Lowe and Rose Dawn MacInnes, both of Burnaby, B.C.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by his wife Muriel. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Very Rev. Joseph E. LeFort of the Catholic Diocese of Calgary officiating. In living memory of Tom Buchanan, 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.
CHAMBERS -- Nora Chambers passed away at Foothills Hospital on December 14, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by her husband Howard in 1967 and by a brother John Heuman, 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), Jim Heuman (Olive) and Tony Heuman (Julie); three sisters, Elsie Maunier (George), Marianne Glazer (Ed) and Barbara Garvey (Terry); and numerous other friends and relatives. In her younger years, Nora served in the Armed Forces, General Services Division. She married her partner and best friend Howard, and together they built a home and raised two daughters. Nora maintained the family home until the time of her passing. She was employed with the federal government for a number of years, retiring in the late seventies. Nora enjoyed gardening, her family and friends, and travelling. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses on Unit 101 at 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, December 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., Pastor Ron Weatherington officiating. No flowers by request. If desired, 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 FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
CLEMENS -- Mrs. William Clemens of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Manor Hospice on December 13, 1997 at the age of 70 years. Memorial Services will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (1736 - 10 Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, December 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In living memory of William Clemens, 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.
CLISDELL -- Catherine Emily Clisdell of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Emily was born August 5, 1925 in Timmins, Ontario. She moved to Calgary in 1968 and worked for Health of Animals. In 1973, she married Bert Clisdell and later moved to Kathyrn and to Airdrie where she worked for the accounting firm of Phil Wallis. During the Second World War, Emily served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and was presently a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Airdrie Branch No. 288. Emily is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-laws, Marie and Kevin Towns, Marilyn and Phil Bates, Isabell Clisdell; and a son Robert Clisdell, all of Calgary; and three granddaughters, Kayla, Brittany and Ashleigh. She is also survived by a sister Anne Magnuson of Connaught, Ontario; and a niece Billie Jeges of Carstairs, Alberta; as well as many other nieces and nephews. Emily was predeceased by her husband Bert in 1996 and five brothers, Albert, Bill, Ken, Jack and Bob. Graveside Services will be held at Airdrie Cemetery on Saturday, December 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Pastor Wayne Mugleston of Airdrie Victory Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of Emily Clisdell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE. Telephone: 403-948-1100.
D'ANTONIO -- Christopher Steven (Chris). Suddenly, as a result of an accident, in Calgary, Alberta on Sunday, December 14, 1997 in his 36th year. Dear father of Micheal and Nadine of Calgary. Beloved son of Margaret D'Antonio-Curran, and Eugene D'Antonio Sr. Brother of Tracy of North Bay and Eugene of Fonthill. Survived by two nieces, Lindsey and Trista. Predeceased by Mr. and Mrs. G. Bell, and Mr. and Mrs. F. D'Antonio. Cremation has taken place in Calgary, Alberta. A Funeral Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67 Church Street, St. Catharines on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Head Injury Association, P.O. Box 2338, St. Catharines, L2M 9Z9 or to the Micheal and Nadine Trust Fund, c/o Bank of Nova Scotia, 209 Main West, North Bay, telephone: 1-705-494-4689, Branch No. 70722. Funeral arrangements entrusted to "HULSE and ENGLISH FUNERAL HOME", 75 Church Street, St. Catharines. Telephone: 1-905-684-6346.