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KIRKWOOD – Elsie Bernice (nee Cartwright)

December 14, 1920 – September 6, 2010

Elsie Bernice (nee Cartwright) Kirkwood passed away peacefully on Monday, September 6, 2010 at the age of 89.

Born and raised in Calgary, this lovely lady loved fashion and sewing, many handicrafts and gardening. Elsie played badminton and bowled for many years, and she took an interest in sports with her husband Jim.

Elsie will be lovingly remembered by daughter Marianne, son Dale and daughter-in-law Heather; grandson Justin; sister Betty (Jim) Ross; sister-in-law Esther and several nieces and nephews.

Elsie was predeceased by her loving husband Jim, and a brother Bud.

A Private family Service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Elsie Kirkwood, 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. G. Hooper and family :

    Dear Marianne, Dale and family,

    We (Glenn, Rachel and Auntie Elsie’s Great-Great Grandniece Billee-Anne and Great-Great Grandnephew Daniel Glenn) are very sad to hear of the passing of your mother. I know how greatly she will be missed. Her infectious smile, compassion and warmth will always be remembered.

    Hooper’s in Halifax, NS

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  2. To Maryanne,Dale and Heather and grandson- My sincere condolances on the loss of your dear Mother Elsie she was the best and such a wonderful lady. My thoughts are with you at this time. God Bless Love Janet and family

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  3. To Maryanne, Dale, Heather and Grandson,

    My sincere condolences on the loss of your dear mother Elsie. She was the best and such a wonderful lady. My thoughts are with you at this time. God Bless.

    Love Janet and Family

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  4. Dale and Family

    I’m sorry to hear that your mother has passed away. I’ll remember her as one of my favorite people with her infectious smile and great laugh. I always enjoyed visiting with her. It was sure easy to see where your sense of humor comes from. I hope that she finds comfort in whatever comes next.

    Mark Shaw

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  5. Logan & Norma McPhee :

    Dale, Heather and Justin. So sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

    Logan & Norma McPhee

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  6. Really sorry to read of Elsie’s passing. The last time I visited with her was by phone, when she was still looking to the future. She will be so sadly missed! Sincere condolences, Jean Duke

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  7. Dear Marianne, Dale and Family,

    So sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. She and I go back a long way – high school friends. I will miss calling her on her birthday.

    With Sincere Sympathy,
    Audrey Dearden

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  8. colin duncan and family :

    sorry to see another of the clan has left us..with sadness bestwishes to the family..pat and colin..canmore

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  9. Betty Jo (nee Kirkwood) & Ron Mitchell :

    It was with great sadness the hear of Auntie Elsie’s passing. Our deepest sympathies are with you Marianne, Dale, Heather and Justin and Betty Ross. Fond memmories came flooding back of all the good times we had. She will forever be in our hearts and thoughts.

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