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O’BRIEN, Norma “Joyce” (nee Cairns)

March 28, 1930 – Edmonton, AB
June 4, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Norma “Joyce” O’Brien beloved wife of Jack O’Brien of Calgary passed away peacefully at her home surrounded and comforted by her loving family on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the age of 83 years.

Joyce was born on March 28, 1930 in Edmonton, AB. The eldest of three children, she grew up with her sister Marion McFeely (deceased) and a brother Jim Cairns who still resides in Calgary.

Joyce married her loving husband Jack O’Brien on June 9, 1951 and
together they raised three children and enjoyed their seven grandchildren: Terry O’Brien (Katie and David), Kevin O’Brien (Alia and Geoffrey) and Moira Striepe (Anne Marie, Matthew and Laura). She will be sadly missed, fondly remembered and held close in the hearts of all those who knew and loved her.

Funeral Services will be held at Scarboro United Church (134 Scarboro Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Joyce 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. Michael & Caron Stewart :

    Jack, Moira, Kevin and Terry:

    We just got back from Europe and are very saddened to hear about Joyce’s passing. Sincere condolences from Caron and I.


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  2. Raymond Tyghter :

    Mr. Kevin O’Brien and family, I am sorry for the loss and pain you are all going through right now. My deepest sympathy and condolences goes out to you in this difficult time.

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