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O’BRIEN, Margaret Bridget

October 2, 1930 – October 16, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Bridget O’Brien, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

Margaret was born and raised in Ayrshire, Scotland, and moved to Calgary in 1976, where she continued her nursing career until her retirement from Mayfair Nursing Home in the early 1990s. Her greatest joy in life was her family, who will greatly miss her love and knowledge.

Margaret will be remembered by her husband of fifty-four years, Jim; her children, Jim (Lynn), Claire (John), Julie (Dan), and Louise (Marty); grandchildren, Steven (Lisa), Paul, Leah, David, Iain, Luke, John James, James, Andrea (Brent), Ryan, and Danielle; and her great-grandchildren, Jack, Taylor, and Hayden. Margaret will also be missed by her brother Gerry (Margaret); nephew Iain (Marie); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends both in Scotland and Canada. She was predeceased by her wee boy Iain in 1964, as well as her parents, sisters, and brother.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, A special thank you to Dr. Roode and the nursing staff of Unit 72 at the Rockyview General Hospital.

In living memory of Margaret O’Brien, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Harry and Moira deVall :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time

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  2. We are so sorry at the loss of your wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. She was always so kind to us and always had lots of good conversations with her. It was so apparent that she loved her family so much. We are praying for comfort and good memories of her in these days to come.

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  3. Jim and Maureen Hutchens :

    Jim and family, sorry to hear about your mum. Thinking of you as this sad time.

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