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SMITH, Alfreda “Freda” Elizabeth

August 2, 1925 – April 27, 2012

Freda Smith of Calgary, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the age of 86 years.

Freda was born in Timmins, ON and was raised in Olds, AB. As a young woman, she moved to Calgary to attend Henderson’s Business School. Freda later became the head stenographer for the Mannix Corporation, where she worked until she met the love of her life, Lloyd. They were married June 30, 1948 in Calgary where they resided and raised their family. Freda will be remembered for her love of and devotion to her family.

Freda is survived by one son Allan, two daughters and a son-in-law Aileen Palmquist, Sandi and Dan Cole; grandchildren Melanie Jones, Christopher and Bradley Cole; and great grandson Michael Kennedy. She is also survived by her “sister by choice” Ivy Haughian as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Lloyd Smith on November 11, 2006 and her brother Ronald Ashcroft.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.

In living memory of Alfreda Smith, 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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  1. Margaret Curts :

    To Sandi, Dan and family
    My heartfelt condolences go out to you and all your family on the loss of your mother.
    Margaret

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  2. Lori Haughian :

    To: Sandi & Dan, Allan & Aileen

    So sorry to hear of your loss, know that I am thinking of you at this difficult time.

    Lori

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  3. Bob & Jan Goll :

    We are so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing – She and your Father were wonderful people and will always be remembered.

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  4. Bob & Jan Goll :

    We are so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a very special person!

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  5. Karen Kiefer :

    Aileen, Melanie, Sandy, Dan & families,

    My love and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. Remember the blessings your Mom (Grandma) brought to each of you. Loss is never easy at any point – take care of each other.

    Much love,
    Karen

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  6. Linda Engel :

    Aileen, Allan, Sandi , Danny and families

    I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. When I think of Aunt Freda, I always remember those wonderful childhood Sunday dinners and camping trips and I smile. I will always cherish those memories of a wonderful lady.

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