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THOM – Helen (Botti) Winnifred (nee Herron)

December 21, 1923 – April 23, 2010

Helen (Botti) Thom of Calgary, passed away with her family by her side on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the age of 86 years.

Botti was born December 21, 1923 in Calgary.

Botti is survived by her nieces, Gail Weitz (Linsey), Shirley Larsen, Laura Kristiansen, Sharon (George) Forster, all of Calgary, Sheila (Warren) Moore of Cranbrook, BC, and Kathleen (Herman) Doerksen of Victoria, BC; her nephews, Jack (Diane) Herron and Rory Herron, both of Calgary; her sisters-in-law; Lynn Herron and Irene Thom, both of Calgary and Joan Herron of Victoria, BC. Botti is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well many great and great great nieces and nephews. Botti was predeceased by her husband Doug Thom on September 27, 2002.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Helen Thom, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Bettie Altenhof :

    Sincere condolences to the family of Botti. Family ties brought us together throughout the years and I have fond memories of her. Aunt Martha was my dad’s sister so as a result the Steinwands and Herrons shared many occasions together spanning many decades.
    Norm and I went to school with Sharon and Gail and my Mom Vanda (whom we lost last September) was great friends with Botti. They had a lot of fun working together at Purdy’s and I saw her quite often during those years.
    Unfortunately I am unable to pay final respects to Bottie as sadly Norm’s brother also passed away last week and his funeral is the same day.
    To Sharon and George, it would have been nice to see you again.
    Bettie Altenhof

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  2. Colleen Jones :

    I was so sorry to read of Helen passing
    It must have been a shock to you all.
    I will truly miss Helen she was always so appreciative of my service and a pleasure to visit. She spoke very highly of you Gail and the others who helped her.
    God Bless you for your love and kindness
    Colleen Jones (foot care nurse)

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