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McKANNA, Millicent (nee Speaker )

April 13, 1928 – October 9, 2009

Millicent McKanna beloved wife of Robert McKanna of Calgary and formerly of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, October 9, 2009 at the age of 81 years.

Millicent was a very caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Millicent is survived by her loving husband Robert of fifty seven years; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Bob Matisz of Calgary and their children Jason and Cheryl (Shane) Hewitt; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Rosemary McKanna of Calgary and their son Christopher; son and daughter-in-law, Cary and Cathy McKanna of Pitt Meadows, BC and their daughter Carolynne; two great-grandchildren, Carter and Callie Hewitt; sister, Lorraine (Norman) Hall of Lethbridge, AB.; sisters-in-law, Lucille Perry of Lethbridge, AB. and Jean Welsh of Fort MacLeod, AB; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by an infant daughter, Carolyne; her parents, Alice and John Speaker; brother Edward; and her sister, Alice Young.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. A Private Family Graveside Service will take place in Lethbridge at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549,

In living memory of Millicent McKanna, 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.

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  1. Barbara and Trevor Norlin :

    Sorry we weren’t able to attend Mitz’s Memoral Service this morning as we had to attend to previous committments. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of mourning. Sympathy regards from, Barbara and Trevor Norlin.

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