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June 1, 1920 – May 13, 2014

Vera Reaney, otherwise known as “Aiya”, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2014. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends carried her through the last four months.

Vera’s spirit will continue to live in her daughter Lynn, son-in-law Brian and cherished grandson Bret, as well as many special nieces, nephews and friends, whose steadfast support has been truly appreciated. Vera was happily married to Sid, her best friend for 64 years, until his passing two years ago. She worked for both provincial and federal governments and had a keen interest in politics. Vera cared deeply about people and always protected those without a voice. She was a wonderful sounding board, extremely fair, and viewed life as a glass half full. She was so appreciative of all the blessings of life, including the many friends she collected along the way– always people with integrity, morale justice and an interest in the current events of the day.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday May 24, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through We extend our sincere gratitude to Dr. Cunningham and the caring team at Carewest Sarcee Hospice – you listened to Mom’s wishes and ensured her final weeks were comfortable, enjoyable and dignified.

In living memory of Vera Reaney, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Bob & Wendy Daitch

    Dear Lynn, Brian & Bret,
    Vera (Aiya) was such a special lady and her values and her spirit live on in you. I hope that all the great memories you have will help you through this very difficult time.
    Big hugs from your forever friends,
    Bob & Wendy

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