October 23rd, 2020

THURSDAY, July 7, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 7, 2016.

BEVANS

24 June 1941 – 4 July 2016

COLLEEN BEVANS passed away peacefully in Cardston, Alberta on Monday 4 July, 2016, at the age of 75 years.

Colleen was generous and kind to all and loved by all. She was the daughter of Jack and Essie Bevans. Colleen was predeceased by her parents and sister Nora Murray. She is survived by her siblings: Nona (Keith) Nelson, Dexter (Lorraine) Bevans, Dallas (Sandra) Bevans, Charlie (Dixie) Murray, Bernie (Wendy) Bevans, Cory (Carrie) Bevans and Tim Bevans.

Friends may meet the family at the Legacy Funeral Home from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 9th. Interment to follow in the Cardston Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


Mrs. Candace “Candy” Burton

1957 – 2016

Mrs. Candace “Candy” Burton of Foremost Alberta, beloved wife of the late Randy Burton passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the age of 58 years. Candy was born on December 27, 1957, the second and youngest child, to Ted and Irene Lynes of Foremost. Candy was born and raised in Foremost, graduating from the high school in 1975. Candy was involved in many school sports but her favorite being track and field. When she wasn’t busy with sports, studies or helping on the family farm she was seen with her high school sweetheart Randy. After graduating from high school, Candy moved to Lethbridge and furthered her studies in administration at the College. After receiving her diploma Candy couldn’t resist moving back to Foremost to begin a life with her soulmate Randy. They were married October 21, 1978 and began working on the family farm alongside Candy’s Dad, Ted. During this time in their life together, Randy & Candy enjoyed family trips to Hawaii, Las Vegas to take in the NFR and countless tractor pulling competitions. After the birth of her three daughters, Candy worked as the Foremost Village Administrator for numerous years and later put her excellent secretarial skills to use at Burton’s Esso. She always talked about how much she enjoyed working next to her good friend and mother- in-law, Mary Burton, at the Esso. In the following years, Candy worked from home as the bookkeeper for the family farm. She took pride in the farm and being able to be home to raise her three girls. Candy was an active member in many community events. She was involved in the Foremost United Church group, the Community Bus Association, along with her girls dance, skating and gymnastics clubs and countless other. Candy enjoyed her time as a member of the curling club, as well as the golf association. Together, she and Randy took great pleasure in continuing their family owned and operated school bus route for many years. After the loss of her loved ones, Candy gracefully carried on the family farm operations alongside her son- in-law Scott Hazell, and their long time devoted hired man, and friend, Bob Bourret. Candy was a woman that wore many hats, and despite all the hardships and obstacles she faced she was always proud to be a farmer. Candy never hesitated in donating to a good cause or to lending a helping hand to anyone in need. Her generous heart shone through every part of her life. All her friends and family were very fortunate to have such a selfless and devoted woman in their lives. She truly had a heart of gold. Candy Burton is survived by her two loving daughters Kelsey (Scott) Hazell of Foremost, Ab., Darcie (Rylund) Ens of Lethbridge, Ab.; mother Irene Lynes, of Foremost, Ab.; granddaughters Ainsley & Anniston Hazell, who were the light of her life. As well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Besides her loving husband Randy, Candy was predeceased by her father Ted Lynes; brother Kenny Lynes; daughter Nicole Burton;father-in-law Bob Burton and mother-in-law Mary Burton. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, July 8, 2016 at the FOREMOST COMMUNITY HALL, with Jane Meaker, officiating. Interment to follow in the Foremost Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined for those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Candy’s name to the Foremost Community Hall, 301 Main Street, Foremost, Alberta, T0K 0X0, Canadian Mental Health Association, 426 – 6 St., S., Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2C9, Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8 and or the Foremost Ag Society, 301 Main Street, Foremost, Alberta, T0K 0X0.

Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


Don MacDonald
1933 – 2016

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our husband, father and grandfather, Donald Archibald MacDonald in Taber on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 83 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Don was born on the family farm in Frasers Mills, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia on February 4, 1933. He was an alumnus of St. Francis Xavier University, served with the Canadian Navy, started his financial career with the Royal Bank of Canada and was employed by various other financial institutions.
An adventurous soul, he also made his mark at various sales positions, worked his way up the oil patch and particularly shone in a twenty plus year career in aerial photography. Having an unpretentious outspoken manner, sense of humour and welcoming spirit, he made many friends wherever he went.
His entertaining ways and quick wit will be missed the most by his wife Terry MacDonald (nee Whalen), daughters Karen (Peter) MacDonald-Verwer of Stirling, Margaret (Scott) Stauth of Calgary, Joanne (Glen) Mazza of Rocky Mountain House and sons Stephen MacDonald of Raymond and Michael MacDonald of Taber. He cherished his four grandchildren Lindsey (Delmar) Donnelly, Megan Stauth (Alex), Andrew Mazza and Alyse Mazza and one great grandchild Hudson Papadoulis. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Malcolm MacInnes; sisters-in-law Genevieve MacDonald, Anne-Marie MacDonald and Dorothy MacDonald. He will also be fondly remembered by the entire Whalen family and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Don was predeceased by his parents Andrew and Esther MacDonald, sister Marie MacInnes, brothers James MacDonald, Joseph MacDonald, Ronald MacDonald and infant grandson Anthony Mazza.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Don’s name may be made directly to the Taber and District Health Foundation, 4326 – 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1N9.
The family is forever grateful to Dr. Jeffrey Hughes and the wonderful staff at the Taber Health Centre.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Gail Merritt
1960 – 2016

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Marilyn Gale Merritt in Taber on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the age of 56 years.
A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Evangelical Free Church, 5431 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


GERGELY

MONICA PAULETTE GERGELY, beloved wife of Bob Gergely, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the age of 45 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


LYON

KEITH BRIAN LYON, beloved husband of Evelyn Lyon, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the age of 61 years.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Keith, donations may be made to: Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Lethbridge Chapter: PO Box 563, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3Z4

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


George Rex Eugene Many Guns

Day Rider- “Ksiistsik’ Ohkitotii”

After a lengthy illness, George passed away suddenly at Pincher Creek Hospital surrounded by family, on July 4, 2016 at the age of 77, leaving peacefully.

A Mass Service will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 4:00pm at Saint Paul’s Catholic Church, Brocket, AB., a two-day wake will follow at George’s Residence. The Funeral will be held at the Piikani Nation Community Hall on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery.


MCINNIS

CHARLOTTE LEONA MCINNIS, of Coaldale, AB. passed away peacefully on June 29, 2016 at the age of 89 years.

A Celebration of Charlotte’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Jaclyn Evaschesen officiating.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Charlotte, donations may be made to the Interfaith Food Bank – 1103 – 3 Avenue N, Lethbridge, AB., T1H 0H7.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


MILLS

RICHARD MILLS, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 56 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


ORMANDY

LEONARD WILLIAM ORMANDY, spouse of Pauline Ormandy, of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the age of 66 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


PALADINO

MARIA “MARY” PALADINO, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mike Paladino, passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Monday, July 4th, 2016 at the age of 80 Years.

Mary is survived by her two children, Domenic Paladino of Lethbridge and Lucy McCurdy of Boise, Idaho. She is also survived by her four grandsons, Shea McCurdy, Brett (Ashley) McCurdy, Mark McCurdy and Ty McCurdy, all from the United States, two precious great-granddaughters, Brighton and Haddie McCurdy from Idaho, a brother, Anibole and sister Lena in Italy, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Mike in 2002 and sister Antoinette in 2012.

Mary was born April 24, 1936 in Civitanova del Sannio, Italy to Dominico and Emmelina Maselli. In 1956, Mary came to Canada and married her husband, Mike Paladino. They resided in Fort Macleod until moving to Lethbridge in 1971, where Mary had a long employment with Canadian Furriers. Mary was an accomplished seamstress. She enjoyed sewing for friends and family, even making her own patterns. She sewed everything from baby clothes to wedding gowns. Every dress she made for her daughter came with a matching dress for the Barbie dolls. She was so passionate about her fabric, often times buying yards of it she thought was beautiful, that she refused to cut it.

A Graveside Service will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 1210 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Deacon Cliff Bogdan officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SCOUT

MARTIN LEWIS SCOUT passed away on July 4, 2016 at the age of 71 years.

A Candlelight Vigil will be at the site on Thursday, July 7th at 6:00 p.m. The Wake Service will be at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Friday, July 8th from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Blood Band Cemetery.

Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com


SHEPPART

MR. THOMAS SHEPPART, beloved husband of Margaret Sheppart, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at the age of 73 years.

A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. with Reverend Bob Wallace officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Mrs. Shirley MacMillan

1957 – 2016

Mrs. Shirley MacMillan of Coalhurst, beloved wife of Mr. Bob MacMillan, passed away peacefully at her home with her husband by her side on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the age of 58 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S. LETHBRIDGE, Alberta.

Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


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