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ELTOM, Gladys Margaret (nee Geiger)

March 1, 1935 – September 24, 2011

Gladys Margaret Eltom beloved wife of Jack Eltom of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the age of 76 years.

She is survived by her loving husband, Jack Eltom; son and daughter-in-law Shawn and Marie; daughter Cheryl; grand-daughter Kayla; brother and sister-in-law Milt and Betty; sister in-law Mary Geiger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents Tom and Evelyn Geiger; grand-daughter Emma; and brother Warren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Gladys Eltom, 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.

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  1. I have many fond memories of my “Auntie Gladys” from my childhood. She had a warm and welcoming, easy-going nature. She has not had the easiest life with some significant health problems over the years, but always made the best of her situation. She is at peace now but will be deeply missed by all who were lucky enough to have known her. My condolences to her family and the friends who were closest to her.

    Jackie Rokosh, Brian Deane and children

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  2. Jack and family:
    — so sorry for your loss.
    I am a former member of St. Cecilia’s Parish. I remember Gladys fondly as a very special lady, always friendly, always smiling, willingly working in the kitchen, preparing funeral / parish luncheons. I know her presence will be deeply missed.

    Rose Fortier

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  3. Corinne (Geiger) & Lavern Hoffert :

    Our deepest sympathy on your great loss. Gladys was my cousin and farm neighbor as kids from the colony area. I was also her bridesmaid at their wedding. Thinking of all of you at this time.

    Corinne (Geiger) & Lavern Hoffert

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  4. Donna and Rex Fisher :

    I am truly sorry for your loss. Gladys was a beautiful person and a wonderful one to be around. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family at this time.

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