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MELLING – Lorna Beatrice (nee Beales)

September 9, 1919 – April 23, 2010

Lorna Beatrice Melling (nee Beales), beloved wife of the late Stanley Melling, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the age of 90 years.

Lorna was born in Edmonton and brought up on a farm near Youngstown, Alberta. She attended teachers college and taught school until she married Stanley in 1941 and left teaching to raise her family. Lorna resumed teaching after her children were all in school and after retirement, she continued with substitute teaching. As well as her family, she enjoyed bowling, curling, golf, cards, Scrabble, and trailering with her club.

Lorna is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Dieter Hedlich; son and daughter-in-law, Gordon and Julie Melling; son-in-law Robert Wolff; grandchildren, Michael and Stephanie Wolff, Shelagh and Harish Patel, Shannon and Darrell Wellington, Elaine and Frederic Brouca; and five great grandchildren. Lorna was predeceased by her husband Stanley; daughter Jean Wolff; brothers, Bill and John Beales; and sister Gerda Adair.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Lorna Melling, 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. Dr Melling and family,
    I am sad to hear of your mothers death. I know for a fact the world is a better place because your mother raised kind and compassionate children. What a wonderful legacy. I wish you and your family peace.
    Patty Power

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  2. So sorry to hear of your mothers passing, Dr. Melling. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

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  3. FRANK AND ELIZABETH HANDLER :

    WE WISH TO OFFER OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO DR. GORDON MELLING FOR THE LOSS OF HIS MOTHER. MAY THE LORD GRANT HER PEACE AND ACCEPT HER INTO HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM.

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  4. Father Lacombe Care Centre residents and staff :

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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