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Hunt, Edna Marjorie

1919 – Lethbridge Alberta
2013 – Calgary Alberta

Edna Hunt of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the age of 94 years.

Edna was a 1945 graduate of Alberta Bible College, and went on to serve as a missionary in Kulpahar India for twenty years. Returning to Canada, Edna trained and worked as an LPN for twenty-five years at the Foothills Hospital.

Edna is survived by many loving friends, and close colleagues.

Funeral Services will be held at Bow Valley Christian Church (5300 53rd Avenue N.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday July 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Bible College (635 Northmount Drive N.W. Calgary, AB T2K 3J6). Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Edna Hunt, 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. Vern and Gayleen (Murray) Gronvold :

    “God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.” Psalm 46:1 (NLT) I am certain those of us who have been touched by our dear Edna will surely have been blessed by our dear sister in the Lord.Blessed be her memory! Edna would want you to “keep on trusting, and waiting on the Lord as she did. May God give you peace, comfort and strength in this time.

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  2. Dayla Maisey (Annie Litchfield's grandaughter) :

    I was so sorry to learn of Edna’s passing. It is a great loss to our family, especially my grandmother, as well. Edna took my grandmother, Annie, under her wing when my grandmother was first admitted to the nursing home. Edna and my grandmother became roommates and friends. Edna refused a private room and moved to the new wing with my grandmother so she could continue to watch over her. Edna was loving and compassionate and brought much joy to my grandmother’s life.

    Edna was also practical and strong and very protective. She ensured my grandmother was well cared for. She was also very curious. She wrote a book about my grandmother’s history, weaving together my grandmother’s memories with my mother’s historical knowledge. When Edna leaned that my grandmother had worked for the McMillian family in England and met Elizabeth and Margaret (before Elizabeth was Queen), she went to the trouble of writing a letter to the Queen and received a reply from Queen Elizabeth’s Lady in Waiting. We were all thrilled, especially my grandmother. When I reconnected with my grandmother, I took Annie and Edna for high tea at the Palliser.

    Edna’s kindness will not be forgotten.
    Dayla

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