It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vera Richardson on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at the age of 86 years. Vera looks forward to being reunited, after sixteen years, with her husband, Dr. Thomas Albert Richardson.
Vera Richardson was born in Thorburn, NS on September 3, 1921. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, QC in 1944. Vera then moved west with her husband to Calgary,where she raised her family.
Vera is survived by her children, Judy (Ken) Zender of Parkland County, AB, Linda Richardson and Rick McPhail of St. Albert, AB, Barbara Richardson, and Don (Nancy) Richardson of Calgary; her grandchildren, Shayne (Stevie) Zender, Chad (Tiffany) Zender, Codie (Matt) Richard, Hayley and Casey McPhail, Quinn Richardson, Brett Hugh, and Cole Richardson; and her great grandchild Hudson Zender, all of whom will always treasure her. Vera is also survived by her brother James (Joan) of BC; and her sister-in-law Catherine Harradence of Calgary. Vera was predeceased by her brothers John Reid of Thorburn and Dennis Reid of Edmonton; and her brother-in-law Justice Milton Harradence of Calgary.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. John Bradley and the nursing staff at the Carewest George Boyack for the compassionate care they gave to our mother. The family would also like to express their gratitude to Amy Dytnerski for her gentle and loving contribution to enhancing our mother’s quality of life over the last year and a half.
A Private Ceremony will be held at a later date.
In living memory of Vera Richardson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences