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MITCHELL, Mary “Jean” (Hunter)

May 30, 1922 –April 16, 2012

Jean Mitchell passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012, at the age of 89 years.

Jean was born at Priddis, Alberta in 1922. She moved to Calgary at an early age and lived in the Ogden area. Jean was very devoted to her husband, Frank, her three sons, her father and her brother, Jim. Jean was a long-time employee at Sears Chinook, and was a long standing member of the Army Navy Air Force Ladies’ Auxiliary. Jean enjoyed many family get togethers, gardening, bike riding, playing catch, walking her dog, Nitro, and cuddling with her cat, Miska. Jean spent her final years at the Mackenzie Towne Retirement Residence where she made many friends.

Jean is survived by her sons; Gordon (Diane) and Dale, her granddaughters; Bonnie (Henry) and Robin (Jordan), and great-grandchildren; Emiko, Akira and Kai. In addition, Jean has two other granddaughters; Monica and Rachelle and their families. Jean is also survived by her two sisters; Kath and Marg, and many nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her husband, Frank and her son, Richard, as well as, her brothers; Robert, Jim, and Jack.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Center Street North Calgary, AB) on Today, April 19, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Center Street North. Calgary, AB) on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery. In lieu of flower, memorial donations may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice, Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5. The family would like to thank the staff at the Foothills Country Hospice for the exceptional care Jean received. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jean Mitchell, 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. Djamel Djouaher :

    I am so sorry to hear about your great loss.
    Any death is tragic and my condolences are extended to you and your family.

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  2. Julie Peterson :

    Robin, Bonnie and family,
    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time.
    Julie & James Peterson.

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  3. Dale, I will always remember Jean, Art and I visiting over the fence. Your Mom was a good neighbor for so many years.
    Lovingly Remembered,
    by Gwen Hanna, Shane and Patrick

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  4. Sandy Isakeit :

    Dale,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. I know how much you loved her by how you cared for her and how you spoke so fondly of her..My thoughts and prayers are with you in such a difficult time.

    Sandy Isakeit

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  5. Phyllis McDougall :

    For several years Jean was my next door neighbor and very dear friend. I have missed her a great deal throughout the years. My daughter e-mailed me this obit from the Calgary Herald.
    My heart-felt sympathy to all the family. I am so sorry!

    Phyllis McDougall

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  6. Phyllis McDougall :

    Many years ago Jean was a very dear friend and neighbor of mine.
    My heart-felt sympathy to all the family.
    Phyllis McDougall

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