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Archives for December 2009

WATER CHIEF – Sylvia

WATER  CHIEF – Sylvia

July 5, 1944 – December 31, 2009 It is with great sadness to announce the sudden passing of Sylvia on New Year’s Eve 2009 at the age of sixty-five years. Sylvia will be lovingly remembered by her long-time companion Jake; sisters, Rachel and Grace; and her brothers, Gilbert and Errol; sons, Avery, Jack, Harley and […]

AZPIAZU – Esther Petra (nee Salvador)

In Memorial

May 9, 1918 – December 31, 2009 Esther Petra Azpiazu of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009 at the age of 91 years. Esther is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Martin and Teresa, and her daughter Cristina. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Agustin (Claire), Mercedes, Inaki and Tomas, her […]

HASDELL – Jill Louise

HASDELL – Jill Louise

August 14, 1950 – December 31, 2009 It is with broken hearts that we announce Jill’s passing after a five-year battle against breast cancer. The dignity, grace, and tenacity with which Jill fought her illness was an extension of the same spirit with which she lived her life. She has been an inspiration and support […]

KAISER – Winnifred Mary

KAISER – Winnifred Mary

June 1, 1918 – December 31, 2009 Winnifred M. Kaiser of Calgary passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2009 in the Sarcee Transition Unit, at the age of 91 years. She was born at home on 12th Ave. S.W. and lived in Calgary most of her life, with the exception of a few years in […]

RAYMOND – Jean-Guy G.

RAYMOND – Jean-Guy G.

September 7 1947 – December 30, 2009 Jean-Guy G. Raymond of Calgary passed away in Sudbury, ON on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the age of 62 years. Jean-Guy is survived by his children, Barbara and Mark Plettell, Monique Raymond, Tina Raymond, and John Paul Raymond; and twelve grandchildren. He is also survived by his […]

GILLESPIE – Clare Stewart

GILLESPIE – Clare Stewart

July 13, 1945 – December 30, 2009 It is with greatest sadness to say that Clare Stewart Gillespie passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 30, 2009, after a lengthy illness, with his wife Barbara by his side. Clare was born on July 13, 1945 in Lethbridge and raised on his parents’ farm in […]

SHAVER – Ronald Edward (Ted)

SHAVER – Ronald Edward (Ted)

October 12, 1944 – December 30, 2009 Ted Shaver, beloved husband of Gail Copithorne-Shaver, father of John-Michael (Jim) Shaver, and former husband of Theresa Shaver, passed away on December 30, 2009 at the age of 65 years. Along with his wife Gail, he enjoyed dancing, and playing duplicate bridge with the Parkdale Nifty Fifties, and […]

LANG, Michelle Justine

In Memorial

January 31, 1975 – December 30, 2009 Michelle was tragically taken from us doing what she loved, reporting for her newspaper on a brand-new assignment: the valiant efforts of Canadian Forces in Afghanistan. Recently arrived in Kandahar – and determined to capture the real story of life in Afghanistan for both military and civilians – […]

DEL PAPA – Mario

DEL PAPA – Mario

April 18, 1943 – December 30, 2009 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mario Del Papa. Born in Agnone, Italy, he made Calgary his home in 1962 and developed an excellent reputation as a carpenter and craftsman. He was loyal, compassionate and generous. He worked hard all his life to […]

BJORNDALEN – Carmen Oliver

BJORNDALEN – Carmen Oliver

August 2, 1935 – December 29, 2009 Carmen passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the age of 74. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen; daughters, Catherine (Paul) and Michelle; son, Robert; siblings, Norman (Bernice), Einear, Sonja (Elmer), Caroline, Carl, Bjorn (Kathy), Lloyd and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by […]