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MITCHELL, Phyllis Jean

September 10, 1923 – Neepawa, MB
December 5, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Phyllis Jean Mitchell of Calgary passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014 at the age of 91 years.

Phyllis is sadly missed by her sons, David (Sue) of Calgary and Rob (Debra) of Vancouver; grandchildren, Rob of Calgary, Jeff (Ellen Russell) of Victoria, Amanda (Philip Waters) of Canmore, Laura of Calgary and Chris, Amy and Kirsten of Vancouver; great-granddaughter Carlyle Waters; and sister-in-law Shirley Davidson of Winnipeg. She was predeceased by her husband Ernie; son Doug; siblings, Evelyn Wintonyk, Douglas Davidson, Robert Davidson and Marg Bruce; as well as by her friend George McLellan.

Although she lived most of her life in Manitoba and Calgary, her heart was in Vancouver where she spent many happy years.

Phyllis was a crossword solver of the highest order!

A private family gathering will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Special thanks to her friends Gayle Brockman and Edie Isaac for their kindness and caring – and frequent visits that Phyllis enjoyed so much. Thank you also to the staff at McKenzie Towne Care Centre.

In living memory of Phyllis Mitchell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Lonnie and John DeSorcy and family :

    Dear Rob, Debra, Chris, Laura, Amy and Kirsten,

    We are so sorry to hear of Phyllis Jean’s passing and want you to know that you and your extended family are in our hearts and prayers. May happy memories console you (her smile as a young woman as well as a matron is beautiful) and may your togetherness bring you through.

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  2. I wish to express my sympathy to Phyllis’s family. Phyllis and George were good friends of my parents Ken and Mary Ross and enjoyed many happy times together including some memorable trips to Maui. Phyllis was a warm and kind person and I always enjoyed chatting with her when we met.

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  3. Anthony Delodder :

    Phyllis was my favourite person to visit at the Mckenzie Towne Residence. I’ve been volunteering there for the last 3-4 years and got to spend a lot of time with her. I knew she wouldn’t be around forever and I was always happy to see her “one more time” overtime I got to go in. She really loved the picture on the wall that her father had given to her and I also enjoyed just sitting with her in silence enjoying the picture as well. I consider my life to have been enriched by sitting with her and just sharing stories. I’m going to miss her.

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