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FORSYTH – Everil Mary (Gibbs)

May 8, 1914 – October 23, 2009

Everil Forsyth passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2009 at the age of 95 years.

Everil was born to Robert and Ada Gibbs in Sutherland, now part of Saskatoon, SK. She married George Forsyth and the family later settled in Calgary. Everil was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was also a fabulous stenographer and worked many years for the Calgary Public School Board at Mountview Elementary. Her caring and fun-loving spirit has touched many lives and she will be deeply missed.

Everil will be lovingly remembered by her children, Gail Mercredi and Joan (Rick) Barichello; grandchildren, Kathy (Ken) Franks and Lori Kimmel; and great grandchildren, Joshua, Ben, Nikki, and Bradley. She is also survived by her brother Robert Gibbs. Everil was predeceased by her husband; two brothers; a sister; and son-in-law.

Family Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Signal Pointe Carewest for the kindness that they showed to Everil over the last few years.

In living memory of Everil and George Forsyth, trees 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. Barbara Krahn (Hodgins) :

    I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Everil’s passing. Although it’s been more than 30 years, I remember well many family visits with Aunt Everil and Uncle George in Calgary, when I was growing up. I’m Bob & Agnes Hodgins’ daughter – Olive Forsyth’s grandaughter. My condolences and best wishes to your family.

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  2. I am so sorry for the passing of Everil. I know that my mother Jeanne of house 5 will surely miss her friend Everil as will we. Your mother was such a special lady and I enjoyed so much getting to know her during the last year and a half. My sincere condolences, Louise and Darren

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  3. Sandra Habijanac (Hodgins) :

    I am very sorry to here of Aunt Everil’s passing. I have many good memories of our family visit’s with Aunt Everil and Uncle George. My heatfelf condolences and best wishes to your family at this time of sorrow.

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  4. Don Chapman :

    Very late in coming, but condolences to the family. Don & Connie, friends of Rick and Joan

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