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ROBINSON, Mary Elizabeth Maize (nee Gladue)

ROBINSON, Mary Elizabeth Maize (nee Gladue)
November 9, 1924 – Wabasca, Alberta
September 29, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Mary Robinson of Calgary passed away at home on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 89 years.

Mary was a child of St. Martin’s Indian Residential School in Wabasca, AB. Despite the challenges she faced in life, she persevered to raise her children as a single parent and remained an example of love and family values.

Mary is survived by eight children Eugene, Elizabeth, Josephine, Darlene, Shirley, John, Marcella and Robyn; twenty grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She is also survived by her brother Dolphus Cardinal, several nieces and nephews and multiple bingo friends. Mary was predeceased by her husband Gordon in 1968; infant son Darrell in 1958 and her brother David in 1972.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through Mary was a regular contributor to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, those who desire may make a donation on her behalf, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818. The family wishes to thank the Urology department at the Rockyview General Hospital for their care of our mother.

In living memory of Mary Robinson, 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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