Louella James (nee Hong) of Calgary passed away in her sleep on Saturday, November 19, 2005 at the age of 87 years.
Louella really enjoyed knitting and crocheting and was especially proud of her tatting. She received her hairdressing and barber license in 1938 and put it to great use over the years.
Louella is survived by her son, Robert Birtles, of Vancouver, BC; daughter Sheila (Hugh) McLean, of Crofton, BC; grandchildren, Heather (Mike) Prentice, of Pitt Meadows, BC, Teresa (Marty) Rogers, of High River, AB, Sandra (Rob) Dalm, of Port Angeles, WA, Spencer (Jeannine) Villam, of Victoria, BC; great-grandchildren, Nathan Rogers, Bernadette and Isabel Dalm. She was predeceased by her husband, Jenkin (Neu) James in 1995 and her brother, Raymond Hong, in 1938.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, November 24, 2005, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Forward condolences through ww.mcinnisandholloway.com. A big thanks to all who befriended Louella through the years. Many have been there to help along the way; she loved you all. A special mention of her long time friend, Glenys Ewing and family, especially Eric and Debbie Ewing who helped through all the tough times. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Ronald McDonald House Calgary, 1921 – 28 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T3E 2H1 Telephone: (403) 240-3000, www.rmhcalgary.org.
In living memory of Louella James, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences