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RUSSELL, Joanne Mary (nee Ames)

August 1, 1950 – Calgary, Alberta
August 9, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Joanne Russell, beloved wife of Jim Russell of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the age of 68 years.

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Besides her loving husband, Joanne is survived by a daughter, Wendy and Steve Hurley; four sons, Tim Ames, Michael Ames, James and Tracy Russell, and David Russell and his fiancée Tara Hammond; grandchildren, Jaycee Ames, Patrick Hurley, and Lucus Hurley, Shania Ames and Courtney (Caydon) Ames, Matthew Carson and Katie Carson, Clara Oakley. She is also survived by two brothers, Larry and Sandy Ames and George and Linda Ames; two sisters, Terry Ames, and Julie and Bob Ward and numerous nieces and nephews. Joanne was predeceased by her parents John and Edna Ames, a sister Patricia MacDonald, a brother John Ames and her nephew Andrew Goldsworthy.

A Celebration of Joanne’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A special thank you to her Care Team at Dulcina Hospice.

In living memory of Joanne Russell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.

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  1. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to family and friends. May all of your good memories be greater than your sadness during this difficult time. (Isaiah 25:8)

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  2. Our Thoughts and Prayers are With You! Let Sue and I know if You need anything! All Our Love and God Bless You All, Amen

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  3. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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  4. Lorelei Madadi :

    Joanne you will be sadly missed but I know you will be a bright light shinning down watching over us until we All meet again. We rise again in the beauty of our children. Rest in Peace. My condolences to family and friends in this difficult time. My thoughts & Prayers go out to All.

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  5. Joe & Liz Penney :

    We are heart-broken for your loss. Praying for God to hold you close in his loving arms providing strength, courage, comfort and peace as you mourn the loss of your beloved Wife, Mom and Grandma. She gave the greatest gift of all to you – Love. You carry her in your hearts so she is with you always.

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