September 5, 1912 – April 28, 2012
Rachelle Twa of Calgary passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 99.
Rachelle was born in Wingene, Belgium in 1912, she came with her mother and sister by ship to Canada in 1927 to Drumheller. There she met Russell and they were married in 1935 and lived in Drumheller for the next twenty six years before moving to Calgary in 1961. Rachelle was a devoted mother and wife and enjoyed knitting, needlepoint, reading and church activities. Rachelle will be missed by family and friends.
Rachelle is survived by her five children, Doreen (Bob), Ann, Joan, Allan (Pamela) and David; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her mother Clementina, brother Fred, sister Angelle and her husband of 74 years, Russell.
At Rachelle’s request, a private family memorial service will be held. The family would like to thank the staff at Beverly Centre Midnapore, Somerset Unit, for their care and support of Russell and Rachelle for the last ten years. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Rachelle Twa a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences