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Monday July 21, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 21, 2014.

ANNE M. COWAN (NEE BEERS)
APRIL 29, 1922 ~ MARCH 2, 2014
Anne Cowan, beloved mother, grandmother and great- grandmother, passed away peacefully at the Beverly
Center in Calgary on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the age of 91 years.
A Memorial Service will be held for Anne Cowan at 3:00pm on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Mountain View
Cemetery in Lethbridge. The service will be held at the graveside of George Cowan where mother will be
laid to rest.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901
http://www.mbfunerals.com

EILEEN ANDERSON
1911 ~ 2014
Mrs. Eileen Anderson passed away in Coaldale on July Wednesday 16, 2014 at the age of 102 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901
http://www.mbfunerals.com

FRANCIS PENNEY
1934 ~ 2014
Mr. Francis Penney, beloved husband of Merle Penny, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2014 in Lethbridge at
the age of 80 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901
http://www.mbfunerals.com

KOVACS
KIM KOVACS, of Vancouver, B.C., passed away suddenly at his home on July 17, 2014 of 59 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778
care@cornerstonefh.ca

MONPLAISIR
1931-2014
OSCAR WILLIAM MONPLAISIR, beloved husband of Emily Monplaisir of Lethbridge, passed away at the St.
Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the age of 83 years.
He is survived by his beloved wife Emily; his children Wayne Monplaisir (Toronto), Holly Dyck (Calgary),
Hazel Allicock (Texas), Heather Monplaisir (Toronto), and Harley Monplaisir (Lethbridge). He is also
survived by 20 grandchildren, 5 great- grandchildren and numerous relatives.
Oscar is also survived by his sister Vera Levius and stepbrother Dansford Smith.
He was predeceased by parents Joseph and Sarah Monplaisir-Smith (Guyana) and sisters Eillen Hooper (New
York), Hyacinth Telford (England) and Myrtle Mitchell (New York).
Oscar Monplaisir was born on February 15th, 1931 in Georgetown, Guyana and was married to Emily
(Grenville) Monplaisir for 49 years. They have resided in Lethbridge for 21 years. He loved to travel and
enjoyed Oldies music, soccer, tennis, and playing billiards. He will be greatly missed by family and
friends.
A Public Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South,
Lethbridge, Alberta on Monday, July 21, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
A Private Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, followed
by a Celebration of Life at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South at 1:00 P.M.
Friends and relatives are invited to join his family for a reception following the service at 703 Marie
Van Haalem Crescent North, Lethbridge.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778
care@cornerstonefh.ca

ROLLACK
DONALD ALLEN WAYNE ROLLACK, born August 13, 1954. Passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 after a short
battle with cancer.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life get- together at THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 324
Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations on Donald’s behalf may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB   T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email:  condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book:  http://www.generationsfh.ca

WALTER SAMEK
1933 ~ 2014
Mr. Walter Samek, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Josie Samek, passed away in Lethbridge on July 15,
2014 at the age 81 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
Send condolences at
http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901
http://www.mbfunerals.com

Frances Goruk
1919 – 2014
Frances Goruk, beloved wife of the late Jack Goruk, passed away peacefully in Taber on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the age of 94 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine¹s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. with Reverend Vincent TuanHa, Celebrant. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; .
Frances will be lovingly remembered by her six children Elaine (Gary) Ash of Edmonton and their children Greg (Joan), James and Heather (Doug) Hurst; Karen Taillefer of Coaldale; Bill Goruk of Lethbridge and his children Chris (Carly) and Gina; Doug (Nevis) Goruk of Lethbridge and their children Robert (Michelle), Kevin and Steven (Chelsey); Neil (Della) Goruk of Taber and their son Jason (Jodi); Denise (Ian) Cole of Taber and their children Kelly (Kelly) and Kevin (Kassidy); seven great grandchildren Zach, Jordan, Maddie, Kash, Ty, Avarie and Hayley (all Goruks); siblings Barbara Marshall, Lawrance (Rose) Denis and Leo Denis; sister-in-law Mary Baroldi, brother-in-law Joe Liboiron and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents Rochus and Theresa Denis; husband Jack Goruk; son-in-law Omer Tailleffer; daughter-in-law Linda Goruk; granddaughter-in-law Tiffany Goruk; siblings Mary Liboiron, Tony (Madeline) Denis, Mike (Evelyn) Denis, George (Amanda) Denis and brother-in-law Frank Marshall.
Frances was born December 14, 1919 in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan, the oldest of eight children born to Rochus and Theresa Denis. She had only good memories of the years spent on the farm. On August 6, 1947, she married the love of her life, Jack Goruk and together they raised six children in Taber in their home on 41 Avenue. Frances was a kind and giving person, who always put everyone else before herself. Making sure everyone had ³something to eat², was one of her joys in life. She was always willing to give a helping hand. Family meant everything to Frances and she loved unconditionally.
If friends so desire, memorial tribute¹s in Frances¹ name may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society, 402, 740 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0N9 (www.alzheimer.ca <http://www.alzheimer.ca&gt; ).
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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