September 2, 1932 – September 22, 2010
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Evelyn Blood, who was taken from us after a courageous battle with cancer. Evelyn passed away peacefully at the age of 78 years old at Southwood Hospice, surrounded by her family.
Evelyn leaves behind her loving husband of fifty-eight years Eugene; two sons, Randy (Cherill) and Robert (Tracy); two daughters, Bonnie and Connie (Neil) Winder; four grandchildren, Michael, Marie (Wade) Froese, Caitlin, and Kalysha; and two great grandchildren, Gabriella and Zachary.
Evelyn is also survived by her sister Pat Johnson; and sisters-in-law, Doris Blood and Janice (Frank) Gardener; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her father Phil; mother Anne; sister Elaine; and brother Dennis.
Evelyn was employed by CIBC for several years, before retiring from Sureway Metal Systems after nineteen years as Office Manager. Evelyn enjoyed reading, music, singing, dancing, doing crafts, and volunteering. She was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1M9, Telephone: (403) 252-0620.
In living memory of Effie Blood, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences