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CURRIE, Laurence (Laura) Josephine

February 1, 1929 – Willow Bunch, SK
November 10, 2014– Calgary, AB

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Laurence (Laura) passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

Laura met her beloved Doug in East Coulee and married in Drumheller. She was a devoted mother, who enjoyed her family and made a significant difference in our lives. Together Doug and her moved to Bowness and retired later in life back to East Coulee. Mom enjoyed sewing, gardening, painting, and volunteering at the local community centre among her other many hobbies and interests.

Laura is survived by her children Carol Owens (Dean), Phyliss St. Dennis, Bruce Currie, Jacqueline Hilchuk (Steve), Thomas Currie (Charlotte), her nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Laura was predeceased by her parents Josephine and Edward Beaudin [and guardians Louis & Sara Larocque (Gosselin)], her beloved husband Doug, her sons Doug & Joe and her brothers Bobby & Joseph.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Laurence Currie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Jocelynne Smith-Jones :

    Thanks to my Grandmother I share the same joy of sewing, gardening and unwavering love of my family. Thank you Grandma!

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  2. Alannah & Ross Sinclaire & DeVal Tanner :

    Dear Phyllis and family.
    On behalf of Ross DeVal and myself, we wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother.
    Phyllis, we have been close friends for many years and I feel the pain you are going through, but remind you to remember all the great times you and mom had during those years that she was with you.
    There are no words that can replace the loss of a mother , but I pray that God and his angels will send you strength during this very difficult time. You know where I am and you know that I love you. Big hugs.

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  3. Frances Pilling and Gordon and Darlene Weir :

    We are sending big hugs from all of us. It is so hard losing a parent. We wish we could be there to support all of you. Our prayers will be said on Friday Night to join in with yours. Love you all.

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  4. Wendy McDonagh :

    Dear Phyllis, Carol, and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Laurence passing. She was a wonderful person and she will be sadly missed. I will always have fond memories of the days we lived in Bowness and the time I got to spend with her and the family. She will be forever in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs to you all.
    To my Dear Godmother, thank you for looking after me and taking me in when I came to visit, I will always be grateful.
    With Love Wendy

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  5. Deb Hamilton (Beaudin) :

    Dear Phyliss, Carol and Family,
    Auntie Laurence was so much a part of mine and my siblings childhood, she helped shape and influence who we are today. There is a hole in our hearts as a part of us passes with her. We are so grateful to have been blessed with our Auntie and take comfort that she remains as a part of us forever.

    We love our cousins and know you have tough times ahead. Do not hesitate to call on us when the time or need comes up.
    Love and Hugs, Deb, Ernie (Delores) and Frank and her sister-in-law Ruby

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  6. Heather Hamilton :

    So sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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