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SCHULTZ – Elia Mary (nee Marchi)

February 11, 1924 – July 21, 2010

Remembering a life so important to so many. Elia Mary Schultz of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at the age of 86 years.

Elia is survived by two sons, Brian (Pat) and Rick (Rite); five grandchildren, Jennifer (Max), Lindsay (Tyson), Pamela (Jayson), Jaclyn (Jamie) and Neil; two great-granddaughters, Sophia and Sadie; and one great-grandson Casey. She is also survived by her sister Lena D’Andrea. Elia was predeceased by her husband Nicholas on June 10, 2009.

Elia was devoted to her family and will be remembered for her unconditional love and generosity. Her door was open to all and those that entered were treated to her exceptional hospitality and delicious baking. Elia leaves behind a legacy of love, strength, understanding and inspiration for all that knew her. The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. N. Karia for his kindness and caring nature during Elia’s illness.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, July 26, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email

In living memory of Elia Schultz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Ed & Josephine Scott :

    Elia was such a beautiful,gentle person.
    She loved her family with a Mother’s & Grandmother’s passion.
    Her baking was exceptional, especially her butterhorns,they would melt in your mouth.
    Elia has left a beautiful strong legacy of caring and love to pass on to her family.
    Rest in peace with Nick, Elia

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  2. John & Tracey Corbett and family :

    To Brian, Pat and family our sincere condolences from John, Tracey, Brad, Nathan, Brianna and Liam and the wider family from West Australia.

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  3. Brenda (Hairdresser before Trinity Lodge) :

    I met Elia through Golda and Roy, and when I met her and Nick I seen the love and affection in how they loved each other and the family so much. I immediatley felt how lucky I was to have had met them in all my travels to peoples houses around Calgary. I will miss Elia very much and my heartfelt sympathy is sent to you all .

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  4. Juane Priest :

    Pam and family
    Thinking about you during this time of sorrow.
    Your grandmother was a beautiful person.
    May you find comfort in the many memories that you created with her.
    Take care, my friend.

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  5. John & Elaine Wojtkiw :

    Dear Brian, Pat & Family: just heard about your mom’s passing and wanted to let you know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care.
    John & Elaine Wojtkiw

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