Rosma Elizabeth Tweedle (nee O’Neil) of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Hospital at the age of 97 years on Thursday, September 2, 2004, after a fall the previous week.
Rosma was born June 5, 1907 in High River, AB. She married Nyall on January 12, 1935 and taught school until she began raising her family. She was a feisty, competitive and independent woman who until the end enjoyed living in her own home. She enjoyed playing bridge and cribbage in “her” two senior centres. Rosma was a fun loving lady with a great sense of humour. She served as a wonderful example to family and friends.
Rosma is survived by her two daughters and one son-in-law; Elynn Baker of Palm Desert, CA and Rosma (Sue) and Chuck Payne of Vermilion, AB as well as eighteen grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren. She is also survived by six nieces and nephews. Rosma was predeceased by her husband Nyall Tweedle, two daughters Joan Marie and Beverly Anne, a son-in-law Charles Baker and a brother William Gordon McRae.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, September 7, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rotary Challenger Park for a memorial bench, 225 – 13th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB. T2R 1N8 Telephone: (403) 974-0751. The family would like to gratefully acknowledge Ann and Walter Haessel, Betty and Hugh Levy and Roy Brown for assisting Rosma, which allowed her to live in her own home for so long.
In living memory of Rosma Tweedle, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences