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ROWLAND – Priscilla

June 28, 1905 – January 5, 2010

Priscilla passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the age of 104 years.

Priscilla was born on June 28, 1905 in Carrington, North Dakota. She immigrated to Warner, AB and then moved to Aldersyde, she married Clifford Rowland November 22, 1930. They moved to Calgary in 1947 and has lived in North Calgary since. Priscilla was the oldest member of the Southern Alberta Pioneers Association. She loved playing bridge and was a wonderful cook. She took pride in looking her best and always made others feel welcome.

Priscilla will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Stephen Burger (Susanne) of Calgary, Dan Pedersen of Calgary, Jennifer Scott of Montreal, Ann Burger of Vancouver, Mary Kenny (Brent), Frances Rowland (Matt), Cindy Burger, Denise Rowland, Zoe Fullerton (Dick) and Gina Christopher-Shah (Norm) all of Calgary; fifteen great grandchildren and many dear friends and relatives.

She was predeceased by her husband Clifford, sons Patrick and Dennis; daughters Kay Pedersen and Dixie Shah.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (5340 – 4 Street S.W.) on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to acknowledge the kindness of the staff at the Beverly Glenmore.

In living memory of Priscilla Rowland, 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.

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss. We will really miss Priscilla, she meant so much to us. We feel fortunate to have known her for the short time we did, but it was a great time. We have special memories and we will always remember her. She was a great lady.
    Cindy Dave Sam and Jack Gibb

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  2. Terry & Carole Rowland :

    To Cindy, Stephen. Gina and families and all the rest of Priscilla’s grandchildren. Our thoughts are with you. Aunt Priscilla was a special lady and our whole family will miss her greatly. Sorry we are not able to attend the services on Friday as we are out of the country.

    Terry and Carole

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  3. Ray & Verna Srigley :

    Our sincere sympathy on the passing of a very great lady. The Srigley family had a long time friendship with the Rowland family, since the days when Cliff and Priscilla farmed on Gladys Ridge – and delivered their grain to my father ( UGG ) at Aldersyde. The friendship continued in Calgary, bridge teas just to name a few. Priscilla was always a wonderful hostess – when we were married she held a shower for us. We have wonderful memories, her highheels, always dressed with the times. Again to her family God Bless and hold
    her memories close to your heart.
    Verna and Ray Srigley – 652 3388
    High River, Alta.

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  4. Bernice Gerein and Family :

    Our family would like to pass on our sincere sympathy to your family on the loss of your Grandmother, Mother. We enjoyed a special bond with Kay and her family and Dixie and her family also. I know there are many angels in heaven and she is one of them now. Yours affectionately, Bernice Gerein, Randy Gerein, Geraldine Gerein, Judy Gerein and Gary Gerein.

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