Carrie Myra Margaret Neilly of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at the age of 88 years.
Carrie was born on October 8, 1919 in Gilford, ON where she was raised. She attended college in Toronto and began her career there; prior to moving to Bermuda. Carrie enjoyed a thirty-two year career with Imperial Oil, beginning in 1951 at the Devon, Alberta offices. Her roles in Employee Relations also took her to Edmonton, Inuvik, NWT and Calgary. Whilst in Inuvik, Carrie built strong relationships with the local community as the Company’s employment representative. For several years she was also the expatriate administrator and dedicated herself to assisting employees and their families on overseas assignments. This role included extensive travel which took Carrie to Malaysia, the UK, Singapore and the Middle East. She retired in 1982 and later volunteered for the Calgary Police Service for over ten years.
Carrie is survived by her two brothers and one sister-in law Sam and Eleanor Neilly and Bill Neilly all of Ontario and her numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her special friend Toni Welch of Calgary. Carrie is predeceased by her parents Louis and Florence Neilly; her two brothers Scott and Lou and her sister Isabelle.
Funeral Services will be held in Gilford, ON at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966.
In living memory of Carrie Neilly, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences