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Vesso, Anna

Anna Vesso of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at the age of 81 years.

At an early age Anna immigrated from Hungary to Canada with her mother and sister to join her father in the Bieseker district. She met her husband Joseph while serving with the Canadian Women’s Army Corp in Suffield. Following the War, Anna and Joe settled in Medicine Hat where they raised their four children. Anna’s family was of the utmost importance to her and she was very proud of all their accomplishments. She was a talented quilt maker, had a passion for baking and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and dancing.

Anna will be missed by her two sons, John Vesso of Calgary, James (Cheryl) Vesso of Edmonton and daughter Margaret Brown (Peter Kamminga) of Calgary; four grandchildren, Stephen, Kevin, David and Sarah and one great- grandchild, Dylan. Anna is also survived by her brother John (Kaye) Albert and sisters Theresa Brent and Margaret Askenchuk, all of Calgary. She was predeceased by her loving companion of twenty years, Alf Compeau and her son, Allan Vesso.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620. Forward condolences through The family would like to thank the staff at Unit 43 and 54 and the hospitalist group at the Peter Lougheed Centre as well as the Sarcee Hospice staff for their compassion and care.

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

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  1. Hello John.

    A friend of mine sent me an email with pictures of amazing repair job involving duct tape, and I was reminded of your repairs to the dirt bike. I tried to google your name, to send along the photos, but came across your mom’s obituary notice.

    I’m sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. I hope all is well with you.

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