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McNeill, Mary Elizabeth

     Mary Elizabeth McNeill passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 26, 2008, at the Eau Claire Retirement Residence in Calgary, AB.

    Mary was born in Northern Ireland in 1913, and married George McNeill in 1934.  She moved with her husband and small daughter to Hatfield, England, just before the outbreak of the Second World War and spent many years working at de Havilland Aircraft (later British Aerospace), where she helped build Mosquito fighter-bombers for the Allies during the War.  Mary continued to live in Hatfield until she moved to Calgary, AB in 2002. 

     Mary is survived by her only daughter Elizabeth Munnoch and son-in-law, Keith; four granddaughters, Louise (Marc), Eleanor, Carolyn, and Sandra (Sean); and five great-grandchildren, Gavin, Charlotte, Henry, Alexandra, and Jack.  Mary was predeceased by her much loved husband, George in 1986.

     A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (703 Heritage Drive S.W.) on Thursday July 3, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566-5864.  www.ab.lung.ca.  Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.  

     In living memory of Mary McNeill, 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.

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  1. My mother, Alice McNeill, Dundoon House, Coleraine, NI,
    Sincerest condolences from long lost family connection – met George as a young boy just after the war in Coleraine.
    From Samuel

    (the person sending this is a personal friend of Samuel’s as he doesn’t use email)

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