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HEAD, Henrietta Blair “Nettie”

July 10, 1923 – October 22, 2012

Nettie Head passed away in Calgary on Monday, October 22, 2012 at the age of 89 years. Born in Greenock, Scotland to John and Sara, she immigrated to Canada at age 3. She lived in ‘Walterdale Flats’ and Bonnydoon in Edmonton from 1926 to 1956 where she met and married her husband, Cy in 1944, moving to Winnipeg, MB from 1956 to 1963, and then moving to Calgary where she lived until her passing. She worked at the gift shop at the Foothills Hospital and was a member of the ladies auxiliary. In 1978 Nettie and Cy took their best vacation to England and Germany visiting with relatives and enjoying the sights.

She is survived by her loving husband, Cy, sons; Richard (Rick) George Head and his wife Sherry of Vernon, B.C., Jeffrey (Jeff) Cyril Head and his wife Shannon Lee Rae of Calgary and daughter in law, Shirley Ogle of Bradenton, Florida, grandchildren; Jason and Chelsea (Rick) Head of Edmonton; Christian & Nathan (wife Lindsay) Head (Jeff) of Calgary; and two great-granddaughters, Brittany and Kayla.  She is also survived sisters; Emily (Nick) Huculak of Calgary, Nancy Clarke of Edmonton, brother Bill (Mary) Hannah of Mississauga, ON. She was predeceased by her sister Sarah Hannah, her brother John (Phyllis) Hannah, her half brother Joseph ‘Scotty’ McLellan (Doreen)and sister Jean (Jack) Mitchell.

Memorial Services will be held at Abundant Life Church (3325-49 Street SW Calgary, AB) on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Light refreshments to follow the service. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Nettie Head, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Sylvia and Bob Taylor :

    Dear Cy, Rick, Jeff and Families,
    We were deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Syl and I have and will always cherish the many fond memories we have of Nettie and the Head Family through the years. Sincere condolences. God speed Nettie.
    Bob and Sylvia Taylor

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  2. Cy, Sorry I cannot be with you today but our thoughts are with you.

    Ted Royal

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