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STICKNEY, Shirley “Merm” Gretta (nee Raymond)

March 3, 1935 – Farran’s Point, Ontario
April 29, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Shirley Stickney of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the age of 79 years.

Shirley was born at Farran’s Point, Ontario on March 3, 1935. She graduated from the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. She was an avid quilter, seamstress and doll maker. She loved to travel and was a nature enthusiast especially when it came to ocean life.

Shirley is survived by her five children, Allan (Cristy) Stickney, Mark (Reina) Stickney, Donna (Lee) Johnson, Holly (Michael) DePatie, and Marla Halsted; and her nine grandchildren, Jason & Daniel Stickney; Kyle & Holly Johnson; Sean Katrynuik; Jordan DePatie; and Kevin, Andrew, & Matthew Halsted. She is also survived by her close cousin Janet Raymond. She was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Ardell Raymond; and her brother Ronald Raymond.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2:00p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the World Wildlife Fund Canada, Suite 410, PO Box 26288 Brm B, Toronto, ON M7Y 4R1 Telephone: 1 (800) 267 – 2632, www.panda.org. We would like to extend our gratitude to the nurses and doctors of ward 61 at Foothills Medical Center for their loving care of our mother over her last months.

In living memory of Shirley Stickney, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Evelyn Makulowich :

    Marla and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all,
    Evelyn, Matin, Alexander

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  2. Monica Power :

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of sorrow. She was an amazing woman. Remembering the times spent with you guys and our moms playing cards, they were best friends for life and now they are playing cards in heaven watching over us.
    Thinking of all Allan, Mark, Donna, Holly and Marla, my heart goes out to you. My deepest sympathy, she will be greatly missed
    Love you all

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  3. Heather Sutherland :

    To Donna, Holly, Marla, Allan and Mark:

    Sincere condolences on the passing of your mom. She was an amazing lady and raised a wonderful family. Being one of Donna’s old friends from way back in elementary school, I have many fond memories of the Stickney household and your mom. Sending my sympathy wishes to your entire family.

    Regards,
    Heather Sutherland

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  4. Paul Raymond :

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of sorrow.
    I know she will be missed by everyone who knew her.

    Paul Raymond

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  5. The a Hassler Family :

    Your mom was very special to Jan and we know the feeling was mutual. We wish you all peace knowing your mom is at rest and we will be thinking of you all.
    Sincerely,
    Heather, George, Thomas, Hilary, Jon-Michael, Paulina , Jeffrey and Ryan Hassler

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  6. Lorna Hayes :

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of sorrow.

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  7. Shelley, Raymond and Ashley Mohl :

    Our sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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  8. Cathy Bishop :

    Donna, Holly, Marla ,and extended family.
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful Mother. She always put her family first, worked hard and raised all of you kids to be such wonderful people, she would have left this life being so proud of all of you and peace in her heart. She will be missed dearly.

    Love Cathy and Roy Bishop

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