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BERZE, Alvina Elizabeth (nee Alexander)

December 27, 1908 – August 14, 2011

Alvina Berze, of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at the age of 102 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Pat Cole and Dorothy Broomfield; and two sons, Allan(Joyce) and Robert Berze; as well as seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Frank in June 1987.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (2519 Edmonton Trail N.E.) on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

Special thanks to the staff on Unit 46 of the Tom Baker Special Services and to the Bayshore Home Care Services.

In living memory of Alvina Berze, 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.

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  1. Dolli (Schneider) Peers :

    Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

    Dolli (Schneider) Peers

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  2. Dale Alexander :

    Please accept my condolences on your loss. Alvina was a great lady. I always enjoyed visiting with her at our annual family reunions in Calgary. I also appreciated her family updates.

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  3. So sorry to hear about your mother. She lived a very long life. My thoughts are with you at this time Pat.
    Take care.
    Terry Rice

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