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FRIDAY, January 28, 2022

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 28, 2022.

Albert Vernon Dorge

1929 – 2022

Mr. Albert Vernon Dorge of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Doris Dorge, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, January 24, 2022 at the age of 92 years.

He will be deeply missed by his wife Doris; children Vernon, Debbie, Jamie and Jaelynn, as well as numerous family members and friends.

A Viewing will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, January 31, 2022 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Please note that due to Covid 19 restrictions the number of attendees will be limited to 50 people in the building at a time. Thank you for understanding.

Interment will follow at 2:00 pm at the UNION CEMETERY, Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation by going to their website https://www.heartandstroke.ca/ or mailing it to 119 14 St NW #100, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6.

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



ALBERT BRENT FIRST CHARGER (SHOT BOTH SIDES) passed away in Calgary on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022, at the age of 58 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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ANNIE HUFNAGEL beloved wife of the Late John Hufnagel passed away in Lethbridge, Alberta on January 23, 2022 at the age of 85 years.

She is survived by her son George (Mayte) Hufnagel, her daughter JoAnna Hufnagel-Vold, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Saturday January 29, 2022 at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME (433 Stubb Ross Road S).

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Sister Caroline Lahey

Lahey, Sister Caroline, formerly Sister Leo Joseph, 88, a Sister of St. Martha of Antigonish, died at Mary’s Court, Parkland Antigonish, on Sunday, January 23, 2022, in the 64th year of her Religious Life.

Born in Main-A-Dieu, Nova Scotia, Sister Caroline was the daughter of Leo and Annie (Perry) Lahey.

Sister Caroline entered the Sisters of St. Martha on February 15, 1956. She pronounced her first vows on February 15, 1958, and her perpetual vows on August 15, 1961. She began her ministry in our pioneering mission of homemaking. She lived and worked in several places in which the Congregation was present. In Nova Scotia she lived and served at Bethany, Antigonish; St. Martha’s Convent, at St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish; New Waterford Consolidated Hospital, New Waterford, CB; Star of the Sea, Canso; RK MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish; St. Andrew’s Convent, St. Andrew’s; St. Martha’s Hospital, Antigonish; Marian Community, Antigonish; Mary’s Court, Antigonish. In Western Canada she lived and ministered in St Peter’s Hospital, Melville Saskatchewan; St. Monica Convent, Lethbridge Alberta; Covenant Community, Lethbridge, Alberta. She also lived and ministered at St. John’s Hospital, Lowell, Massachusetts.

Sr. Caroline lived the charism of Gospel Hospitality throughout her life, particularly in the ministries of pastoral visiting and pastoral care. During her time in Lethbridge, as well as at the RK MacDonald in Antigonish, New Waterford Hospital, and St. Martha’s Hospital she ministered in Pastoral Care. She visited many people in the communities in which she lived, offering the ministry of presence. Her compassionate presence, ready smile, and infectious laugh were gifts to many who were experiencing health or other challenges. She always had little Irish ditty at the ready.

Besides her parents, Sister Caroline was predeceased by brother James and sisters Shirley and Marie. She is survived by brothers Ernest, and Joseph, and sisters Florence, Shelia, and Angela.

A private Celebration of Vigil was held followed by a private Liturgy of Christian Burial on, Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Martha Chapel. Arrangements were under the direction of MacIsaac Funeral Home of Antigonish.

Tyler Jason Pool

Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 18, 2021 at the age of 41. Tyler was the beloved son of Rita (Hans) Van’t Land and brother of Marla Pool. Also left to cherish his memory are the Pool, Klopstra and Van’t Land families and the many friends made throughout his life. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Pool in 1998. Tyler was very dedicated and meticulous in his chosen profession at Centra Construction in BC and proud of his accomplishments. He loved cooking with extreme creativity for his family and friends. He also had a love of traveling, mainly to Europe and the Caribbean. He had a strong connection with family and enjoyed spending time with them when the opportunities presented themselves. Tyler will be greatly missed and privately remembered by his family and his friends.

To view and share photos, condolences and memories of Tyler, please visit http://www.choicememorial.com


Miranda Joyce Spear Chief passed away on January 20, 2022 at the age of 55 years.

The Wake Service will be held on Monday, January 31, 2022 from 6:00 – 11:00 pm at the White Calf Hall, Stand Off, AB. The Funeral Service will take place at the White Calf Hall, Stand Off, AB on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at the St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

To send condolences please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


Mr. Everett Tinsley, passed away peacefully January 22, 2022 with his wife Marian by his side, following a long battle with COPD.

He is survived by his wife Marian, 2 siblings, 8 children, 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 3 great, great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Everett was born in Taber, April 4, 1938. He moved to the west coast and worked as a longshoreman for a while. He moved back to Alberta where he worked construction.

On June 21, 1975, Everett married the love of his life, Marian. Together they started Everett’s Blade & Graveling Service, offering construction services throughout southern Alberta. He worked with several other construction companies in the Lethbridge area.

Following his retirement, Everett and Marian lived on their acreage, north of Coalhurst.

He loved spending time with family and friends in the mountains riding horses and cooking in the camps. Everyone enjoyed his beer, Saskatoon berry pancakes. He loved woodworking and was able to look at an item and make it without a pattern.

A Celebration of Everett’s life with be held at a later date.

Marian and family would like to express their appreciation for the staff at St. Michael’s Heath Centre, 2nd East.


NIKII LEA WHITE QUILLS, of Cardston, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the age of 48 years.

Thank you to the Lethbridge ICU Drs and Nurse for the care they gave to Nikii. Their care and compassion did not go unnoticed.

The Family Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 50 guests. Kindly RSVP your attendance to Cornerstone at 403-381-7777 or care@ cornerstonefh.ca The Wake will follow at WHITE CALF HALL, Stand Off, AB, from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

The Funeral Service will be held at ST. PAUL’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Cardston, AB, on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. with Archdeacon Sidney Black officiating.

Following the Funeral Service, Nikii will be laid to rest in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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