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CROMBIE – Ethel Isobel (nee Duncan)

May 4,1915 – July 3, 2010

Ethel passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at the age of 95 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends.

Ethel was born in Toronto and spent her youth in Schreiber, ON. She attended the University of Toronto and taught in Ontario before meeting Gordon. The family moved to Calgary in 1948. Ethel devoted her life to her family and made many friends whom she cherished. She was an avid reader, enjoyed travelling, playing bridge, and was a wonderful cook and hostess. She attended Knox United Church for many years.

Ethel is survived by her children; Patricia (Jean), Carolyn (Noel), David (Heidi), her grandchildren; Daniel, Gordon (Angela), Marc (Marsha), Dean (Rebecca), Jeffrey, Joshua (Jamie) and Kathryn (Scott), her cousins Jeanne and Carla and their families and nephews Brian and Stuart. Ethel was predeceased by her beloved husband Gordon in 1981, a son in law Bruce in 2003  and her parents David and Ethel Duncan.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through Flowers gratefully declined, if friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to the charity of their choice. The family would like to thank the staff at Carewest Glenmore and Southwood Hospice for the compassionate care they gave to Mom.

In living memory of Ethel Crombie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Dear Pat, Cal and families,

    I am very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Although I only spoke with her a few times at Knox, I always appreciated her quick smile and the recognition that she gave equally to everyone there.

    I hope you will find hope and joy in the thought of your mother’s life well-lived.


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  2. My dear Cal,
    Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of yourself through this very difficult time. I am there for you. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

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