March 22, 1935 – Exshaw, Alberta
July 3, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Bernice Lillian McKenna (nee McKenzie) beloved wife of Robert McKenna of Calgary, Alberta, was born in Exshaw, Alberta on March 22, 1935 and passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She spent her early years in Exshaw and Canmore. She moved to Calgary in 1953 where she met her beloved husband Robert McKenna of 64 years.
Bernice had a career as an administrator at Western Canada High and University Elementary schools and then R.N. Adair Oil Management where she assisted in the compilation of the Weekly Oil Memorandum. She and Robert were avid Calgary Stampeders fans and enjoyed golfing and traveling together and in particular annual winter trips to visit friends in California.
She was always one to lift people’s spirits and was fondly remembered as a caring and compassionate person to all who knew her.
Bernice was predeceased by her father, Jack McKenzie and her mother Gladys. She is survived by her husband Robert McKenna; sister Connie Salahor (Russell) as well as their children David (Donna), Brian (Fay), Richard (Cheryl) and cherished cousins, nieces and nephews.
Cremation will occur on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 09:00 a.m. at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB) with a celebration of life to follow at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Bernice McKenna, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences