October 15, 1947 – November 15, 2014
Erika, beloved mother of Gordon White of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the age of 67 years.
Erika is fondly remembered for her dedication to children through her work at Day Care Centers and volunteering her time for many years with Girl Guides and Scouts. She spent many happy hours with family and friends enjoying camping and hiking. Erika will be sadly missed, God bless her and keep her safe.
Besides her loving son Gordon, Erika is survived by siblings, Dennis McCarthy (Gail), Ella Fajnor, and Donald McCarthy (Lisa); sisters-in-law Arlene “Red” McCarthy and Sheila McCarthy; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brothers Leo McCarthy and Leonard McCarthy; her sisters Marguerite Brown and Myrna Petek; and brother-in-law Louis Petek.
Relatives and friends are invited to a funeral service to be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 19th Ave N.W.) on Thursday November 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Erika’s name may be made to your charity of choice.
In living memory of Erika McCarthy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences