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LOBLEY, Ingrid Karin

In Memorial

December 15, 1956 – Calgary, Alberta December 7, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta Ingrid passed away quietly at the Agapé Hospice in Calgary. Ingrid best described who she was when she said “I am Ingrid”. Family was of utmost importance to Ingrid. Many family meals were enjoyed at her table. No one ever left Ingrid’s table hungry and there were Continue reading

MORCOS, George Anthony


December 11, 1938 - Jerusalem December 7, 2016 – Calgary, AB George Anthony Morcos passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2016 at the age of 77 to be with our Lord and Saviour. During his last days on earth, George was surrounded by family and friends and went in peace with heartfelt goodbyes, his hands held tightly by his wife and daughters. Continue reading



August 6, 1926 -December 7, 2016 Born in Poland to Bertha and Chaim Halpern. He travelled to Canada as an infant and grew up in Winnipeg where he was educated as a Chartered Accountant. He then travelled to Edmonton where he was noted as the first Jewish Chartered Accountant in the Province of Alberta, and one of the first ten Jewish CA’s in Continue reading

SPARKS, John Norbert


February 10, 1931 – Ponoka, Alberta December 6, 2016 - Calgary, Alberta We are sad to announce the passing of John Sparks on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Dad passed peacefully with his family by his side. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife of 65 years, Margaret; his three children, John (Jeannine), Susan (Don) and Barry; Continue reading

GHANEM, George Elias (Joujou)


October 1, 1989 – Calgary, Alberta December 1, 2016 - Kelowna, British Columbia It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our precious son. George Ghanem beloved son of Tony and Yowla Ghanem of Kelowna, BC formerly of Calgary passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 1, 2016 at the age of 27 years. George was born in Calgary Continue reading

WONG, Sang Kong (Yul)


May 28, 1933 - Canton, China December 3, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Cousin, Partner and Friend. Sang Kong, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2016 at the age of 83 years with his family by his side. Sang Kong immigrated to Canada at the age of 18. Continue reading

BUCKIE, Eva “Eve”


July 18, 1926 – Donwell, Saskatchewan December 4, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness we announce our beloved mother, Eve Buckie, passed away suddenly, but peacefully on December 4, 2016 at the Foothills Medical Centre, at the age of 90 years. Eve was a devoted wife, mother and mother-in-law, but was most happy as a proud and Continue reading

McLELLAN, Sylvia Bertha (nee Nishnik)

In Memorial

February 13, 1937 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan December 5, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Sylvia McLellan of Calgary, on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the age of 79 years. Sylvia was a proud mother and grandmother. She is survived by her sons, John (Tessa), Bruce “Duff”, and Byron Continue reading

WOOD, Russell


February 21, 1932 – Lucky Lake, SK December 4, 2016 – Calgary, AB Russell passed away unexpectedly, on Sunday, December 4th 2016, just three short weeks after the passing of his loving wife of 64 years, Lorraine Wood. Russell and Lorraine met in high school in Dawson Creek and remained together for the rest of their lives. They began their Continue reading

SMITH, Margaret “Peg” Elizabeth


September 26, 1934 – Melfort, SK December 4, 2016 – Calgary, AB Peg Smith, of Calgary, passed away at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in the early morning hours of Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the age of 82 years. She was born in Melfort, SK, and grew up in Brandon, MB. Peg eventually settled in Calgary in 1964. She was employed by GM Canada until Continue reading