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LABORET-HAXTON, Marie Barbara

August 10, 1920 – November 5, 2012

Our gratitude for God’s most precious of gifts,
His most sacred of Blessings, My Wife, Our Mother.

Your never ending sacrifice, consistent unselfish and unconditional love, has seared a beautiful imprint on our souls. This imprint is a lasting life-time of inspiration…your eternal gift to your family.

It is with great sadness that the family of Marie Barbara Laboret-Haxton said good-bye on Monday, November 5, 2012. She is lovingly remembered by her husband Roy; her sons Bryant (Kathy) and Darrell (Myrosia); her daughters, Marilyn (George), Cheryl, Dorothy (Bruce), and Carrell; ten grandchildren, Kevin Cross, Cameron (Jodi), Laurie (Kevin), Sherri (Ante), Chadwick, Joubran (Tara), Lawrence, Nahtasha (Jon), Brian and Brenden; and nine great-grandchildren, Bretton, Brady, Brilynne, Drason, Koen, Finley, Brielle, Eden and Luke.

Marie was born in Strassburg, Ukraine. She arrived in Canada in 1926 with her mother (Marie) and her brother (Adolf). She settled in Schuler and eventually earned her nursing degree at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary where she raised her family. In 1989 Marie married Roy Haxton, with whom she has had twenty-four loving years.

Marie had an unconditional dedication to her Catholic Faith and family. Dancing, church choir and travel were some of her favorite activities. She also had an immense passion for the outdoors including cross-country skiing, hiking and golf.

Prayers and a celebration of Marie’s life will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Bonaventure R.C. Parish (1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary). A Mass will be offered for the repose of Marie’s soul at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at St. Bonaventure Parish. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to a charity of your choice in Marie’s name.

In living memory of Marie Laboret-Haxton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Diane (Pascal) Hirsekorn :

    Sorry to hear of your loss. May your precious memories of your time together help you all through this time of sorrow. May she rest in Peace.
    In deepest sympathy

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  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Laboret Family during this difficult time. Marie will always be remembered

    Brian and Sandy Heavens

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  3. Deanna Weisner (Laboret) :

    My families thoughts and heartfelt prayers are with all of Auntie Marie’s family today. We have treasured memories of an Auntie who was selfless, loving, kind and so beautiful. Our hearts are very heavy with the loss of our dear Auntie but we know that the Lord is taking care of her now and always will. Romans 14:8 If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
    With much love,
    Steve, Deanna and Mark Weisner
    Art and Arlie Laboret
    Duane Laboret, Jessaca Laboret

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  4. My sincere condolences for this loss – I came to know Mrs. Laboret as a friend of her son, Darrell, many years ago, and she was simply one of the nicest people I ever met. And I found her vibrant and active nature through her senior years to be so inspiring, and a model for how I now want to age. My best wishes to the family.
    Frank Jaeger

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  5. Gordon And Liz Herman :

    Our Prayers go out to all of you. Maria was such a fine lady we have missed you and the girls. It was such a pleasure watching all the love that was shown at mass at St.Gerards I know the beautiful memories will carry on and will help to keep her close. I would like to be there to help celebrate her life but I just got out of the hospital and I’m not sure. Take care. God Bless Liz(we always sat behind you in church)

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  6. Margaret and Brian O'Connor :

    Dorothy, Bruce, Brenden and the Laboret family;
    Our heartfelt sympathies on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Kind regards,
    Margaret and Brian

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