McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

McCARTNEY – Roberta

May 2, 1935 – July 6, 2011

Roberta J. McCartney, beloved wife of Brian McCartney, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in her seventy-seventh year after a long struggle with lung disease.

Roberta was born in Toronto, the daughter of Eleanor and Ron Deyell, and grew up in Toronto, Banff and Calgary.

She attended Normal School in Vancouver and later taught elementary school in Vancouver and Calgary. Following her marriage to Brian in 1956, she raised her family living in Calgary, Edmonton and London, England.

Roberta is survived by her four children, Scott (Kerry), Bruce (Gay Lynn), James (Ellen) and Heather (Armin). She was also blessed with and very proud of nine grandchildren, Duncan and Andrew, Kevin, Peter and Holly, Beau and Tate, and Katie and Anna. She is also survived by nieces, Jennifer, Shannon and Kelly of Toronto. Roberta was predeceased by her parents and brother Robert Deyell of Toronto.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.  Forward condolences through  In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Roberta’s honour may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864.


In living memory of Roberta McCartney, 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

Offer Condolence for the family of McCARTNEY – Roberta

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Kit Saunders :

    Brian, Scott, Bruce, Jim, Heather and family,

    I was saddened to learn of Roberta’s passing. I hope that you find comfort by remembering your good times and happy memories you all had with Roberta. My sincere condolences.

    Kit Saunders
    July 7, 2011

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  2. Melanie Isbister :

    Dear Brian,

    Peggie and I send our sympathies for your loss and best wishes to you and your family.


    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  3. Brent and Tammy Hironaka :

    Bruce and Gay Lynn,

    Very, very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We just want to let you know that we are thinking of you at this very difficult time.

    Brent and Tammy Hironaka

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  4. Siren Fisekci :

    Thinking of you and wishing you find and give comfort to your family through this tough time. Love,

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences
  5. Brenda Turnell :

    Uncle Brian and family,

    We were so sorry to hear of Aunty Roberta’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. With sincere condolences,

    Brenda, Neil, Matthew and Erin Turnell

    Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Leave Your Condolence


In order to confirm this has been completed by a human, kindly answer the below equation. *