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Archives for June 2004

Francis, Jensen

Francis, Jensen

Jensen Francis, a respected elder of the Nakoda Nation, passed away peacefully at the Canmore Hospital on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 83 years. Ada was a respected spiritual leader who valued the traditional ways of life. He valued and believed in the sundances and the sweat lodge. In his early days […]

Powlan, Violet

Powlan, Violet

Vi Powlan passed away at the Tom Baker Cancer Clinic on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 following a lengthy illness. Vi was a prominent figure in the Calgary theatre dating back to the glory years of Workshop 14, the Calgary Theatre Singers, and CBC Radio Theatre. She was equally at home starring in musicals like Oklahoma, […]

Carbognin, Mario

Carbognin, Mario

Mario Carbognin of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Sunday, June 20, 2004 at the age of 78 years. Mario was born in 1925 in Valdagno, Vicenza, Italy. He served in the Italian Army in World War II and immigrated to Canada with his brother in 1956. He suffered a construction […]

Miotti, Olanda

In Memorial

Olanda Maria Miotti, of Calgary, passed away peacefully at her son’s home on June 18, 2004, surrounded by family. She was born in Antrodoco, Italy on October 15, 1917 and immigrated to Canada in 1931. She loved her job at the Holy Cross Hospital where she worked for room, board and fourteen dollars a month, […]

Bruneau, David Joseph

Bruneau, David Joseph

David Joseph Bruneau of Airdrie, AB passed away peacefully on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 51 years. He was at home, surrounded by his loved ones, with his devoted wife Betty by his side. David fought his battle with cancer with dignity and grace, and was an inspiration and strength to his […]

Burns, Rosemary

In Memorial

Rosemary Burns of Calgary passed away peacefully in the company of her daughter, Francine, at the Beverly Centre on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 79 years. Rosemary began her musical career in New York City where she was a student of The Juilliard School of Music, followed by several years of singing […]

Hassel, Blaine Egon

Hassel, Blaine Egon

Blaine Egon Hassel, life partner of Tiffany Goodall of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 22 years. A native Calgarian, Blaine resided here all of his life. He graduated from James Fowler High School and recently graduated from Mount Royal College in Commercial Aviation. Blaine is survived by […]

Wood-Samman, Denis Hill

In Memorial

Denis (Sammy) Hill Wood-Samman passed away at home on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 85 years. Denis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on July 8, 1918. After his education at Sedbergh Public School in England, his interest in aviation led him to become a Flight Lieutenant with the R.A.F. from 1940 […]

McDermid, Margaret

McDermid, Margaret

Margaret Helene McDermid of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Bow View Manor on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 88 years. Margaret was born on July 15, 1915 in Sunnidale, ON and moved to Calgary in 1939 when she married Ken. Margaret was an Honourary Life Member of the Samaritan Club of […]

Libin, Rose

In Memorial

Rose Libin of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, June 21, 2004 at the age of 94 years. Rose was born in Russia and came to Calgary as a young woman in 1926, moving first to Strathmore and later to Calgary where she become very active in several Jewish women’s […]