Helen Blanche (Murphy) Hannon passed away on June 26, 2006, after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. She will be sadly missed by her husband Norbert; her children Murph (Charlotte), Connor and Andrea; her grandchildren Brenn, Jarett, Jenna and Kaela; and her sister Doris (Jim); and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her dear cousin Marion Delesalle.
Helen was born in Eastend, Saskatchewan, moved later to Gravelbourg, SK and settled in Calgary in 1943. Helen graduated from St. Mary’s High School and later from Washington State University.
Helen was a generous, thoughtful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her strength, dignity and grace were apparent throughout her life and particularly with her battle against cancer.
The Hannon family wishes to express our most sincere gratitude to those who offered their love and support to Helen. Special thanks to Dr. Kathryn Dundas, Tom and Cathy Barnett, Irene Jenkinson, Pat Toth, Maridol Acienda and Dr. Maureen Prowse. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Helen’s memory to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at multiplemyeloma.org.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (5340 – 4th Street S.W.) on Friday June 30, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Eulogio Estaris, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Helen Hannon, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences