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MOERKE, Geraldine Margaret (nee McSweeney)

October 17, 1938 – March 4, 2012

Geraldine Moerke of Calgary passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at the age of 73 years.

Geraldine is survived by her sons Brian Moerke and Bradley (Shirlee) Moerke; her daughter Brandy Ann Moerke; her grandsons Samuel Moerke and Jack Moerke; and her brother David (Janet) McSweeney; sister-in-law, Brigitte Eissa as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Juergen Moerke in 1975; sisters, Shirley Freeman, Jean Roche and Carole Smith.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Geraldine Moerke, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. The Robinson Family :

    Brian, Sam and Jack,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom and Grandma. We remember her as a warm, kind and caring lady who loved to laugh and have fun. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time. Starla, Wes, Carter and Noah

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  2. Jim and Diane Reed :

    Brandy and Family,
    We are so sad that you have lost your mom. I know how difficult this time is for all of you so lean on your friends and family for support. Keep all the wonderful memories deep in your heart and treasure them forever.
    Jim, Diane Reed and Family

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  3. Judy Proudfoot :

    I can’t tell you how very saddened I was to hear about the death of your Mom and Grandma. I worked with her and will always remember her as a very wise, caring,compassionate woman who also had a great sense of humor. She left us much too soon and will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the good memories you all have help you through this difficult time.

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  4. Wendy Balcom (Freeman) :

    I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Gerry. My thoughts are with all of you. Wish we could be there.

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  5. Shawna Basque (formerly Jost) :

    Dear Brian, Brad and Brandy,
    I am deeply saddened for you all.
    I have always thought of your mother as one of my favourite people. I know that she was an amazing woman and will be missed by so many people.
    My family sends our prayers and hope that you will be covered by peace, and love.
    Yours,
    Shawna, Daniel, Christophe and Isabella

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  6. Paul and Beverley Filion and Family forward their deepest condolences to the Moerke Family at this time. Gerry will always be remembered, especially by Sherry.

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  7. Brandy, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, I know how close you where. My thoughts are with you and the family.

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  8. Cindy-Diane Rheault :

    Brandy,

    How very sorry I was to learn of your Mother’s passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.

    I know that your Mother has left you with so many great memories that she will not soon be forgotten. Her greatest legacy however will be in the wonderful family that she helped create and nurture. I know that a great deal of who she was will live on in each and EVERYONE of you.

    May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.

    With Love and Sympathy,

    xxCindy-Diane

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  9. morris and grace fedak :

    Brandie, sorry to hear about your mom. Grace and I wish to extend our condolences to you and your family on this sad occasion of her passage. She must have been a fine person. Perhaps we will see you again this summer.

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  10. Garry & Colleen Sell :

    Dear Brian, Bradley & Brandy,
    We were so sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. Sorry that we are unable to attend the service and meet with you all tomorrow. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  11. Karen and Rob Benincasa :

    Brian , Brad , Brandy and family .

    Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother . You are in our thoughts and prayers .

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  12. The Jorgensens :

    Dear Brian, Brad and Brandy,
    We are saddened to hear of the death of your beloved mother. She was an exceptional woman in so many ways – warm, caring, generous, and with a great sense of humour.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers throughout this difficult and trying time.
    Flemming, Trudy, Kevin, Marianne, & Skot

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  13. Ms Patricia Desmarais Nee:Jost :

    I’m With All Of You
    When you miss her,
    I’m with you in spirit,
    wondering how you feel,
    hoping you’re coping,
    and getting a little better each day.
    I understand. I care.
    When you’re grieving,
    I’m beside you,
    in my heart, in my thoughts,
    I’m sending you sympathy,
    encouragement, affection,
    and strength to carry on with life.
    Gerry would want it that way. Sincerely Patricia

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  14. Vern and Judy Gerlitz & family :

    Brandy, Brian, Bradley & your families, We are so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was always so friendly with a great sense of humour. She was a wonderful person and our family and this neighbourhood will miss her greatly.
    May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.

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