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STAFFORD, Ralphine Rita

April 17, 1945 – Calgary, Alberta
March 4, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Ralphine Stafford of Calgary, AB passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the age of 73 years.

Ralph, Ralphie, Goatzy, Auntie Pheen, Wafeeen, Blonde Bomber, Goldilocks, Nana, Grandma, Mom… known to so many, you touched so many lives of those here and gone. Your journey here is complete, and the next road is paved with so many new adventures. No more struggle, no more worries. Your strong, consistent, and positive influence will surely inspire us forever. Give everyone a big hug for us.

A proud Calgarian, born at the General Hospital, Ralphine will be so dearly missed by eldest daughter, Corrie Rolfe (Greg) and their children Meagan Bellerose, Levi Rolfe; greatest granddaughter Mercades Bellerose; youngest daughter Tamara (Tammy) Stafford, the Bubba and the Cooker; as well as her nieces, Bonnie Fader (Kevin), Debbie Pich (Dave), Nicole Monks (Bill).

Ralphine was predeceased by her Mom Agnes Peebles Hendrickson, Dad Roy Hendrickson, and sister Charlotte Hendrickson Pich, and her partners in crime Paul Pavelko, Glen Stafford, and Phil Hodgson.

A Celebration of Ralph’s Life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca or to a local animal shelter of your choice.

The family would like to thank the Home Care team and Palliative Care team as well as the staff at the Southwood Hospice for the compassionate care that was extended to Ralphine.

In living memory of Ralphine Stafford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Dean & Jenn Hendrickson

    So sorry to hear about Ralphine. We all loved her. What a character! One in a million. She will be missed dearly. Sorry for your loss

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  2. Sending love light and hugs to all the family Ralphine was a special lady for sure a strong woman with a big heart ❤️ earth will. E missing an Angel for sure
    Sincere condolences
    Jacqui Savage

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  3. I am so sorry Just got the word today. Didn’t know she was so ill

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  4. Joan Hodgson Webber

    Thoughts and prayers to Ralph’s family from Brent, Joan and family in Grande Prairie

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  5. Gerry, Tanya & family

    Dear Tammy,
    Thinking of you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss! May all the love & fond memories you have of your mom help heal your heart.
    Sending love & hugs!

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  6. Tammy, so sorry to hear about the loss of your dear mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you at such a difficult time.
    Melody Dunn

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  7. Kathryn Hendrickson

    Very sorry to hear about Ralphine! Will always remember her great laugh. My dad Roger also says he is sad to hear the news. Our prayers to you all. Kathryn Hendrickson

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  8. All of us at the Lac La Biche Operations are saddened by your loss. We hope time will be generous and soon fill your memories with fond recollections of your Mother.

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  9. So sorry for your loss Corrie and family. Sending you hugs.

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