It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Betty on Thursday, August 9, 2007 with family and friends by her side.
She will be dearly missed by her children Doug, Laurie, Kevin and Marc, her daugters-in-law Lara and Elysia; and son-in-law Brendan. Betty was overjoyed earlier this year with the birth of her first two grandchildren Jakob and Mia and revelled in her new found role as a proud grandma. She will also be remembered by sisters Evelyn Ereiser, Faye (Phil) Patsula, Linda ( Bill) Hoffman; brothers John Ereiser, Jim (Marny) Ereiser, Ron (Melanie) Ereiser and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Sebastian and Eva, and sister Bernice. In addition to being a devoted mother she had a long professional career as a registered nurse. She graduated from the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, AB in 1964 and practiced as an RN until her retirement from the Rockyview Hospital in Calgary, AB in September of 2006.
Relatives and Friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34th Street S.W.) on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will also be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, #100, 2421 – 37 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Y7 Telephone: (403) 250-7090, www.mssociety.ca/en/give. The family extends thanks to the staff of Unit 47 at the Foothills Hospital and to the staff of the Southwood Hospice for their exceptional care.
In living memory of Elizabeth Brown, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences