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TRANTER, Ellen “Jean” (nee Watts)

September 3, 1920 – September 30, 2011

Ellen Jean Tranter of Calgary, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2011 at the age of 91 years.

Jean was born in and grew up in Calgary. Jean and her husband Cy also lived in Drumheller, Lethbridge and Edmonton before they retired to Calgary in 1981. She will be fondly remembered as a warm and loving friend to her many neighbours, co-workers and golf partners.

Jean is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law Gregg and Jean Tranter and Ken and Marge Tranter; five grandchildren, Liam (Gwen), Kris, Tara, Bryna and Dakota; great-granddaughter Rhiannon; as well as by two sisters Ethel Halling and Irene Aked. She was predeceased by her loving husband Cy in 2007.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. The family wishes to thank Dr. Wong and the great staff at Carewest Sarcee for their compassionate care.

In living memory of Jean Tranter, 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. Ken and Greg,
    Please accept my deepfelt sympathy on the loss of your Mom. She was such a special person – full of love and laughter. I will always happily remember the times, coming home from school, seeing your Mom and mine sitting around our kitchen table talking, laughing and sharing love. Your Mom has a special place in the heart of all of the “Biggs'” family.
    Love ‘Patty’ Biggs

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