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PALLISTER, Edith Mary (nee Knights )

July 18, 1907 – October 8, 2009

Edith Pallister of Calgary, the youngest of 9 children of Richard and Annie Knights, passed away on October 8, 2009 at the age of 102 years.

Edith is survived by her daughter-in-law, Betty Pallister of Hamilton, Ont., her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Lorraine Pallister of High River, AB., six grandchildren and their spouses; nine great grandchildren as well as numerous relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, Bill SR. in 1981 and her son Peter in January 2009.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. A Private Graveside Service will take place at a later date. Forward condolences through

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, A special thank you to her niece Toni as well as her many other nieces, nephews, friends and caregivers for all the attention and help given over the years.

In living memory of Edith Pallister, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Bob & Wynne Carlson :

    Edith was such a remarkable lady, always so cheerful and positive thinking. A pleasure to have known her.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Bob & Wynne

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  2. Pat and Brent Bisson :

    What a wonderfully long life. Our sincere condolences to all of the family left behind.

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  3. Dennis Frayne :

    I learned so much from my friendship with Edith. It was always a pleasure and joy to be with her. Her clarity of thought, her willingness to question and listen and learn. Her willingness to challenge when necessary. Well done to a good and faithful servant of Jesus. Our Prayers are with you.
    Father Dennis and Dianne Frayne

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