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PIRIE, Evelyn Lena

September 4, 1915 – Halifax, Nova Scotia
October 28, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Evelyn passed away peacefully at Southwood Hospice on October 28, 2014 at the age of 99 years.

She was the loving mother of Sharron Scott of Calgary, Walter (Marj) Pirie of Ottawa and Grant (Eva) Pirie of Nova Scotia. She was the grandmother of George (Heather) Scott of Calgary, Catherine Pirie (Mark Minsky) of Ottawa, Debbie (Eric) Luddington, Randy (Joyce) Pirie, David (Vonnie) Pirie and Paul (Maureen) Pirie of the Maritimes and the great-grandmother and great great-grandmother of numerous children.

Evelyn was predeceased by her husband George, her son Grant and her three sisters.

Evelyn’s life will be celebrated at Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Drive SW , Calgary, AB) on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Calgary Humane Society.

In living memory of Evelyn Pirie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Lori Sangster :

    So sorry to hear of your loss of a great lady. I had the pleasure of meeting “Nanny Pirie” here in New Harbour, when she came to visit with Uncle Grant and Aunt Eva. What a lovely woman. My sincere condolences to all of her family and friends.

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  2. Ron and Vera McIntosh :

    Condolences from Ron and Vera

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  3. Sharon and family,

    Very sad news, your mother was a very wonderful lady.
    Much sympathy, Sue

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