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MCGILLIS, Virginia

October 15, 1941 – April 30, 2013

Virginia (Virgie) passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the age of 71 years.

Virginia will be greatly missed by her children, Margie, Leja (Ed), Leo, Rosemary, and Curtis (Lana); grandchildren, Jackie, Garett (Jenn), Amber (Trevor), Cory, Zackary, David, James, Chaelee, Logan; and a great-grandchild,  Owen. She is also survived by her brother Peter and her brother-in-law Randy.

Virginia was predeceased by her husband Willard; both her parents James and Annie; and three sisters Ruth, Violet and Betty-Ann.

A celebration of life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. With regards to our Mother’s wishes, please dress casually to honour her memory. A private ceremony will be held to lay our Mother to rest at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Virginia McGillis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Kevin Smeltzer and family :

    So sorry for your loss. You not only lost a mother, but a wonderful lady with a heart of gold. My deepest sympathies go out to you all.

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  2. Shelley Trotchie :

    Condolences to the family. So sorry.

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  3. Chrissie Morris :

    My deepest and heart felt sympathies for the loss of the amazing, kind hearted ladies I have ever known. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

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  4. Debora Bucar :

    I will miss Virginia so much. She and the whole McGillis family have been part of my life for at least 45 years plus. My heart is very sad.

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  5. charlene elizabeth belanger :

    I am so sorry to hear about Virgina’s passing she was a very sweet lady and my prayers go out to your family at this sad and difficult time. My deepest condolences to the McGillis Family. Hugs.

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  6. Mary Graves :

    So sorry for your loss McGillis family. My thoughts are with you all. Take Care.

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  7. Gerald Thibert :

    My condolences to the McGillis family. Virgie Mom will be deeply missed. It’s been 28 years since I’ve been to visit but seems like yesterday. Her kindnss and love for all has made life that much better for all who know her!

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  8. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
    Steve & Lisa Ursel

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  9. Sorry to hear about your loss and yes she was a great mom and friend.

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  10. Kari Parker :

    So sorry for your loss, but more happy for you all for the wonderful years you have got to spend with her. Her life is one that should be celebrated and stories shared with a smile. Never mean and always trying to keep the peace. You are not able to see her now, but she is closer to you than ever.
    I will be ther to celebrate her life with you on Thursday. Love Kari

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  11. Laureen Lamoureux :

    Your family is always in my thoughts. I have so many great memories of all of you. I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother, she was such a beautiful person May you all find peace in her memory. Love you.

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  12. Glora Swanson ( nee Morrison) and Lily Graham :

    To Peter & Family

    We were sorry to hear about your loss our thoughts are with you all.

    Glora Swanson (nee Morrison) of Sundre Alberta and Lily Graham of British Columbia

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  13. Natalie and Mark Weiss :

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  14. Rhonda(Lesnak)Halmrast :

    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Our Sincerest Sympathies: Rhonda & Wayne Halmrast & Family.

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