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February 18, 1920 – March 9, 2012

Barbara Eva Merk (Eisworth) Fetterley passed away peacefully on Friday, March 9, 2012.

Born in Vibank, Saskatchewan on February 18, 1920, Barbara moved to Regina where she grew up and started her family. In 1950, Barbara moved to Calgary, where her life and family continued to grow, which includes being involved with many volunteer organizations, was an award winning gardener, an extraordinary seamstress and gave much of herself to helping others in need. In the last 62 years, Barbara has enjoyed spending time with her family and loved to watch them grow from three children to over 40 family members strong.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband Royal Fetterley, and survived by her daughter Charlotte (John) Wojtowicz and her sons Roger (Gloria) Eisworth and Grant (Bonnie) Eisworth. Barbara is also survived by nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren, and six great great-grandchildren. Barbara was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters and survived by two sisters, one brother and many, many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (17 Avenue S.W. and Springbank Road). Condolences may be forwarded through Thank you to Unit 46 at the Foothills Hospital and thank you to all the caregivers at the Fr. Lacombe Centre for all their loving care they provided mom in her three year stay with them.

In living memory of Barbara Fetterley, 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. Phoebe Edmond :

    Please accept my sincere condolences. May you find comfort and hope in the words of John 5:28,29.

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  2. Helen and Ken Beckie :

    Dear Charlotte and John: We send our sincere sympathy on the passing of your dear mom Barbara.
    love, Helen and Ken Beckie

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  3. Bill & Linda Nickels :

    Dear John, Charlotte and Family,
    Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and all of your families as you face this emotional day. God Bless and give you many happy memories to remember Barb and her influence on all of your lives as you go forward.

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