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July 27, 1928 – April 16, 2017

Roma Ann Cranston of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 88 years, following a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s.

Roma was born in Edmonton in 1928. She was schooled in both Edmonton and Calgary and worked as an accountant for various companies in Alberta. Her great passions included curling, travelling and walking her dogs. She loved tending her garden and spoiling her grandchildren. She was an ardent supporter of animals in general, dogs in particular as well as charities providing for the underprivileged.

Roma is survived by her children Bruce (Sharon), Sue, David (Bev), Anita, Marnie (Peter).

Roma was predeceased by her loving husband John, in December, 2014.

At Roma’s request, no Funeral Service will be held. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 110th AVE SE, Calgary, Alberta T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)-205-4455, or CUPS (Calgary Urban Project Society), 1001 10 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0B7 Telephone: 403.221.8780,

In living memory of Roma Cranston, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Sorry to hear of your loss, our condolence to you and your family. I remembered your mother was very fond of dogs especially TOBY. She will be sadly missed and I am thinking of you at this time. I am sorry for your loss.

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