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GOODALL – Ann Marie (nee Jacobson), RN, BN, CGN

Posted By Obits On June 10, 2011 @ 12:05 PM In Obituary | 12 Comments

September 8, 1949 – June 10, 2011

Ann lost her short struggle with mesothelioma on June 10, 2011.

Predeceased by her father, Ann is survived by her husband Roy, her two children Stacey and Ehren, her mother Frances, her five siblings and their spouses, and many nieces and nephews.

Born Ann Jacobson in Calgary in September 1949, she completed high school in Arvida, Quebec, and commenced a lifelong nursing career in 1968 when she entered the psychiatric nursing program in Ponoka. While attending a nursing module at the Calgary General Hospital in 1969 she met and married Roy Goodall. They immediately moved to Ottawa where she graduated as a RN at the Ottawa Civic hospital in 1972. During the next 38 years Ann worked in a children’s hospital, several general hospitals, a school, a hospice, and several nursing homes. After Roy’s military career ended in 2000 and they returned to Calgary, Ann commenced working for a general medical unit at the Foothills Medical Centre. In 2008, Ann obtained a Bachelor of Nursing from the U of C. Her tenure as a Nurse Clinician ended in 2010 when she required cardiac surgery. Ann loved cooking, crafts and travelling, particularly in Europe where she lived for eight years. Ann built a large collection of cooking and craft books as she pursed her passions for cooking, knitting, and Belgian lace making. Ann will be remembered for her kindness, strength and compassion.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Ann’s name may be made to either the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email donorservices@cancer.ab.ca.

In living memory of Ann Goodall, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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Condolence from Tamara Burden on June 13th, 2011 5:18 PM

Ehren – I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Condolence from Lee Gonsalves on June 14th, 2011 9:00 AM

Roy, my most sincere thoughts to you and your family.

If I can be of any support, don’t hesitate.


Condolence from Sarah and Sean on June 14th, 2011 1:20 PM

Roy and Family,

Ann will be truly missed by so many. We loved and adored Ann from the moment we met. Always someone to have a great laugh with and always upbeat. We are also so thankful to have had that wonderful time with you guys here in Nova Scotia last summer. God bless. xoxo.
Love and Hugs,
Sean and Sarah

Condolence from Barry Ashton on June 14th, 2011 1:33 PM

Dear Roy and family,

Carol and I offer our sincere condolences. Your loss is great, but we are confident that you have developed some of Ann’s great strength that will help you to endure this loss.

Warmest Regards,

Barry Ashton

Condolence from Dennis and Diana Day on June 14th, 2011 4:07 PM

Roy, we are so sorrowed and shocked to learn about your loss. May you and your children be comforted by many happy memories. Cry because it is over, of course; but rejoice that your many years together happened.

Condolence from Ron Noel on June 15th, 2011 8:21 AM

On behalf of the Medicine Hat Branch of the FSNA, please accept our deepest and sincere condolences. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time of great loss.

Ron Noel, President
FSNA Medicine Hat

Condolence from Ron Noel on June 15th, 2011 8:24 AM

On behalf of the Medicine Hat Branch of the FSNA, please accept our deepest condolences. Our hearts and prayers are with you during this great loss.

Ron Noel, President
FSNA Medicine Hat

Condolence from Deane Collinson on June 15th, 2011 1:02 PM

To Roy and Family,
I had the privilege to sit beside Ann at the Longview Steakhouse for our Board dinner and feel fortunate to have met her. I know that this will be a very difficult time for you and your family, and Judy’s and my thoughts and prayers will be with you all.
Deane and Judy Collinson

Condolence from Sylvia and Tony Kasper on June 16th, 2011 1:01 PM

Dear Roy and Family,

We were so sad to learn of your loss.

While we did not have the opportunity to meet and know Ann, she sounds like a wonderful person who will be greatly missed by you and by many, many other people.

As time passes, we hope that your sorrow will lessen. The wonderful memories of Ann and her time with you will always be with you. Please console one another in this difficult time and cherish each other while you are together.


Tony and Sylvia Kasper

Condolence from Ken and Heather Pauli on June 16th, 2011 1:41 PM

Roy and Family, Our sincere sympathy on your loss, she will be remembered as a wonderful nurse and a good friend, we shared so many good times and laughter working together on Unit 37, at FMC Our prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Darlene & Larry Neis on June 16th, 2011 10:24 PM

Roy, please accept our deepest condolence at this time, our thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Condolence from Michele and Bill Stremel on June 20th, 2011 10:01 AM

Love and prayers to you, Auntie Fran and family. Anne will be remembered as a truly caring and warm person. God bless Michele and Bill Stremel, Medicine Hat, AB

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