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LALANI – Nasra (Shariff)

May 9, 1945 – August 27, 2010

Nasra passed away peacefully at home on August 27, 2010 at the age of 65 years, with her family by her side.

Nasra was born in Nairobi, Kenya and did her schooling in England. In 1974, Nasra and her family began a new life in Canada where she dedicated many years of service to the clients of the family’s accounting practice. A keen devotee of many music forms, Nasra filled the lives of those around her with her loving tunes. Nasra dedicated her life to serving her family and her community. Her selfless nature and never-ending generosity endeared her to the many people whose paths in life crossed her own. Nasra’s spirit will forever be felt through Mother Nature’s many gifts and her sparkle will forever be seen in the stars that shine from above.

Nasra is survived by her loving husband of thirty-nine years Kabir; her sons, Jamil and Adil (Zenita); and her grandson Khalin. Also left to remember her caring and loving spirit are her mother Shirin Shariff; brothers, Nasru, Naushad, Mehboob, and Masood. She will also be missed by her mother-in-law Firozbanu Lalani, all members of the Lalani and Bond families and her many uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces as well as her many close and dear friends whose lives she touched and enriched.

Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili Jamat Khana & Centre (4623 – 11th Street N.E.) on Monday, August 30, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. Forward condolences through The family would like to thank Dr. Don Morris and the entire team at Tom Baker Cancer Centre, the family physician Dr. P.A. Mitha, the support group at Hospice Calgary, the Palliative Care team and all those who have always supported the family.

In living memory of Nasra Lalani, 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. Maurice and Siham Sarkis :

    My wife and I were deeply saddened to hear of that your lovely wife has passed away. Please accept our most sincere sympathy and condolences to you and the rest of all the family. We truly hope that you and your family can gather the strength and courage to endure during this difficult time.
    Maurice & Siham Sarkis

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  2. Dear Kabir, Jamil, Adil, family and friends,

    While words are never enough please know that our thoughts are with you at this very tragic time.

    The best way to honour a loved one who has left us is to use their examples and memories in daily life. Nasra has left us many wonderful memories and many talents and morals to aspire to. We will honour her daily.

    With all our love and condolences,

    The Bhatia Family,
    Mansur and Gulshan
    Amin and Danielle
    Rochelle, Angela and Kelsey
    Aneesa, Ben and Nathan

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  3. I was so sad when I read about Nasra in the paper this morning. She was always very pleasant and caring, when she visited our office. We will miss her! I pray that you will feel God’s love and strength during this difficult time!
    Susan Melle

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  4. Laura Leigh White :

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your adorable wife. We spent a wonderful evening together at a CGA function and I enjoyed the time immensely. May she rest in peace.

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  5. Janet and I want to express our condolences for your loss. Her memory will live on in the hearts of those she touched over the years. She faced her last illness with strength, courage and grace.

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  6. viri and shakuntala shankardass :

    Dear Kabir: It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of dear Nasra from the Calgary Herald. It is rather unfortunate for us that we read about it rather late in the day to miss the funeral services at the Ismaili Jamat Khana. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and we pray that her soul rests in peace. Kindly convey our condolences to your mother and the whole Lalani family. With our warm regards. Viri and Shakuntala Shankardass

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  7. Kabir,

    I am so sorry to learn of Nasra’s passing. She was always so kind to me and always wonderful to talk to! I know she will be greatly missed! Many healing thoughts to you and your family through this difficult time.

    Sincere condolences,

    Julie Bercuson

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