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OFFREDI, Elizabeth Ellen ‘Betty’ (nee Sheridan)

April 21, 1927 – March 24, 2012

Betty Offredi passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the age of 84 years.

Betty was born on April 21, 1927 in Blaine, Washington. She moved as an infant with her family to Trochu, AB. After completing high school, Betty entered nurse’s training at the Holy Cross School of Nursing in Calgary. A few years after graduating with her RN, Betty and three friends worked in various hospitals down the US west coast. In Southern California she met and married Jerry and lived there until 1965. After Michael’s death, Betty and her family moved to Calgary to start a new life.

Betty’s life was filled with taking care of her family. She was always baking cinnamon buns and cookies and making many root beer floats, Sunday brunches and dinners.

Betty is survived by her children and their spouses, Sheryl and John Dewit and David and Bonnie Offredi; and her three grandchildren Matthew, Mark and Amy. She is also survived by her two sisters Joan (Mike) and Rita (Mike) and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Jerry, her husband of 52 years, in 2007 and her son Michael in 1965.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Elizabeth Offredi, 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. Denis and Arlee Ladouceur :

    So sorry to read of your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family.

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  2. Maureen Murtha :

    Sheryl, John, Mark, Matt, Dave, Bonnie and Amy, My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Betty was my second Mom and I cherish the times I got to spend with her and Jerry. She will forever be in my heart. Love Reen

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  3. Joan McNeil nee Morris :

    It was with sadness that I learned of Betty’s death. I last saw her at Ad’s funeral and had a good visit. I know she will be missed and fondly rememered. I am joined by my sister Betty Roach in wishing the family peace at this sad time.
    We will rememer Betty in our prayers.

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  4. Lucy Sheridan :

    Sheryl, John, Matthew & Mark, David, Bonnie & Amy;
    I am so sorry for your loss, all my thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. Your Mom & Grandmother was a very special lady who touched so many peoples lives with her caring and loving nature. I’ll hold her in my heart always – Luv ya, Lucy

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  5. Sheryl, John, and family,

    Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Brian Rurka

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  6. Sharon Iversen :

    Sheryl- I was so sad to hear about your mom. This must be a difficult and trying time for you and the family.
    I would have liked to attend the prayers or funeral mass however I am unable to, due to work.

    Sending big hug,
    Sharon Iversen

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