On Monday July 11 2011, Merle Beatrice (nee: Vaughan) MacDonnell of Calgary, Alberta passed away at the age of 87.
Born in Bangor Saskatchewan on July 26, 1923, Merle was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, educator, active volunteer, and adventurous spirit. She loved travel, music, and her broad network of friends and family. Merle was a lifelong member at the St. Andrew’s United Church in Calgary, and held her faith very dear.
Merle was predeceased by her beloved husband of 54 years, Andrew Allan (“Mac”) MacDonnell, and her oldest son Allan Brent. She is survived by sons Creighton Garth and Kevin Vaughan, and grandchildren Rhiannon Jayne, Jesse Allin, and Thomas Ian MacDonnell. At Merle’s request, no public memorial service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Merle MacDonnell a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., Calgary, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599Print This Obituary & Condolences