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CRAIN, Mary Jane (nee Geelan)

May 1, 1920 – Medicine Hat, Alberta
January 26, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Mary Jane beloved wife of the late Ambrose Crain of Calgary, passed away on January 26, 2015 at the age of 94 years.

Mary Jane was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on May 1, 1920. She attended Holy Cross Hospital for nursing and graduated in the class of 1942. She acted as a Lt. Nursing sister for the Canadian Army in Rivers, MB and Lahr, Germany. Mary Jane enjoyed traveling and went on many worldwide adventures.

Mary Jane is survived by her brother, Friar Louis Geelan O.F.M. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Ambrose and her parents Louis and Lillian Geelan.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre (41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, AB); on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Louis Geelan presiding. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to Mount St. Francis Retreat Center, Box 430, Cochrane, AB T4C 1A6.

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  1. Mike & Donna Ribotto :

    Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss.

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  2. Helen and Ken Beckie :

    Our sincere condolences to our dear Friar Louis. Helen’s mom Betsy Meyer was a good friend to your and Mary’s mom. We’re sad that we have another funeral to go to the same morning so will not be able to be at Mary’s funeral Mass. God bless you abundantly.

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  3. Mary Sturgeon McGinness :

    Dear Fr. Louis, I’m so saddened to hear of your loss. Mary Jane was such a special lady, I will miss her, too. My deepest sympathy to you.
    Friendship, love and my prayers,
    Mary McG

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  4. Pat & Meg Ribotto :

    Dear Fr. Louis,
    So very sorry to hear of Mary Jane’s passing. We so enjoyed getting together with both of you on the last couple of family get togethers. She was so full of life and outgoing the last times we saw her. Please accept our sincere condolences.

    Love,
    Pat & Meg

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  5. Dolores Bramall :

    Dear Fr. Louis
    Condolences on the loss of your sister Mary Jane, she was a faithful member of the Holy Cross Alumni and will surely be missed.
    Dolores Bramall on behalf of the Alumni

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