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GISHLER – Mary Elizabeth Lucille

June 15, 1984 – August 3, 2009

Mary died, as she had been born 25 years earlier, struggling for her life surrounded by family and caring medical Staff at the Foothills Hospital.

Mary was a special gift from God who taught us to laugh, love unconditionally and pray for the healing of others. Mary was a sensitive gifted artist. She enjoyed caring for an autistic child and dog walking. Mary was the only daughter of the Reverend John and Lucille Gishler. She is survived by her loving brother David; step brother Christopher (Ellen); and their children Anna, Thomas, and Liam of Whitehorse; and by the Paulson and Gishler families.

Mary, nicknamed ‘Precious’ within the family, will be greatly missed. The Family wishes to thank all those who have been so kind to Mary in her lifetime.

A Celebration of Mary’s Life will be held at Holy Cross Anglican Church (2828 – 19th Street N.W.) on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Mary Gishler, 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. Margaret Newton :

    My deepest sympathy to you both and to your extended family. You are in my prayers – may God’s all surrounding love comfort and sustain you today and all the tomorrow’s ahead. I am at a lose to find the words that would provide comfort in the face of the death of you much loved daughter. Our only assurance in all this is that she is with our Dear Lord who will provide for her in the same way he provides for us all. God Bless and Keep you Both.
    Sincerely Margaret

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  2. Sid and Linda Holt :

    Our very deepest sympathy to you both and to your family. The whole parish sends their support and love to you at this time. We are praying for you and will continue to have you in our thoughts. Words are just so inadequate.
    Very sincerely,
    Sid, Linda and family

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  3. Lillian and Ed tickles :

    Dear John and Lucille,

    With shock and sadness we read of your daughter Mary’s passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Although we were not privileged to know Mary well, we have the deepest appreciation for what her Mom and Dad have contributed to our spiritual lives. We are away from Calgary at this time, but will call you when we are back in September.

    Our sincerest sympathy to you and your extended family.

    Lillian and Ed

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  4. Tom & Colleen Thomsen :

    Dear John and Lucille,

    It was with sadness that we read of Mary’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    With heartfelt sympathy,

    Tom and Colleen Thomsen (St. John’s,
    Olds)

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  5. Dear Lucille and John -so sorry to hear of your loss – you are in my prayers it does not seem 25years ago that we were praying for Mary at St. Lukes in Red Deer God Bless Rose Howell

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  6. Rev. Arthur Sheffield :

    Dear John and Lucille:
    I was stunned when Helen told me of the death of your beloved daughter Mary. We prayed for you at St. James last Sunday. And will continue to pray in this season of grief.
    In the Father’s Love,
    Arthur and the people of St. James

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  7. Liz Johnson and Randy Vokey :

    John, Lucille and family – We are so shocked and sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Words seem totally inadequate to express our sympathy. Just know that all our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days ahead.
    With our love and sympathy … Liz and Randy

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  8. Laurie Bennie :

    Dear John and Lucille,
    I too send my prayers for all your family at this time. I remember when Mary and Yvonne used to spend time together.
    May God continue to comfort you!
    Laurie Bennie

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  9. Elspeth and Paul Deir :

    John and Lucille. Please accept our sincere sympathy in your loss. Our thoughts are with you. Paul and Ellie

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