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KASIAN, Helen Marguerite (nee Beaton)

April 30, 1922 – November 5, 2011

Helen Kasian beloved wife of Michael Kasian of Calgary, passed away gracefully on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at the age of 89 years.

Helen was born in Point Aconi, Cape Breton in 1922. She moved out west to marry Michael in 1951 and they settled in Calgary. As well as devoting herself to her family for her whole life, she was employed as an exemplary manager of Birks, Chinook Centre for 18 years. Helen was an active member of the Catholic Women’s League at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Besides her loving husband of 60 years, Michael, she is also survived by her five blessed and fortunate children and their spouses; Peter (Phyl), Ellen (Mike), Marilyn (Bob), Mark (Donna) and Michael (Liz); and eleven beautiful grandchildren that she loved very much. Helen is also survived by her indomitable and loving sister, Mary Lavery and many caring relatives from Cape Breton.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Helen Kasian, 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.

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  1. Marguerite MacBey :

    Peter and Phyl Kasian,

    Love and Prayers!
    Marguerite MacBey

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  2. IS Architecture and Planning Team :

    Mike, our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, just know that you are in our thoughts.

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  3. Phil and Betty Michaud :

    Mike, Liz and Family,
    So very sorry to hear about the death of your Mother. Thinking of you all so much during this sad and difficult time.
    Peace and Love
    Phil, Betty and the Michaud Family

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  4. Chris Bobenic :

    Michael Sr. and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of deep loss and sadness. I know that you all treasure your memories with Helen and I hope that they will keep everyone strong and help you find peace.

    Chris Bobenic

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  5. Greg, Rose and Family :

    Mark, Donna, and Andrea Kasian,

    We are sad to hear about the loss of your Mom (and grandma). We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this sorrowful time.

    Love and peace,
    Rose, Greg, Luke and Nicole Ranieri

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  6. Cindy and Kevin O'Neill :

    Dear Peter, Phyl and Family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
    Cindy and Kevin O’Neill
    xoxoxo

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  7. Mrs. Stan Nunn :

    So sorry to hear of the death of my dear friend. Enjoyed our time working at Birks. Condolences to Mike and Family, Ethel Nunn

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  8. Ellen and Mike,

    I was sad to hear that you have lost your Mom. My thoughts are with you and your family.

    Sincerely,
    Marie

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  9. Lois and Morley Hagen :

    Peter, Phyl and the Kasian Family,

    We were saddened to read of your Mothers’ passing. We have happy memories of seeing her at Mass at St. Gereards.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Sincerely,
    Lois and Morley

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  10. Greg Strathern :

    Mark, Donna, and the Kasian Family,

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of your beloved Mother. We remember her fondly as a gentle, caring, and beautiful lady who was always so welcoming and gracious to all of us who gathered at the Kasian home. May God comfort you at this difficult time.

    Greg and Jacqueline Strathern

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