By Obituaries on June 5, 2014.
.1931~ CORNELSEN ~ 2014
Clarence Harold Cornelsen of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of Dorreen Cornelsen, passed away on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at the age of 82 years. The Funeral Service will be held at ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 515 Sprague Way SE, on Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Ken Edel officiating. Memorial gifts in Clarence’s memory may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Building Fund. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading Clarence Cornelsen. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599
1920 ~ 2014
Mrs. Clara Martin, beloved wife of the late Mr. Harry Martin, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the age of 93 years. A Celebration of Clara’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with Chaplain Doreen Cazes officiating. A reception will follow in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cook southland.com) Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455
Gordon Albert Clark of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the age of 92 years. He leaves to cherish his memory five children, Carol Demaris, Jerry (Joanne), Steve (Sylvia) all of Medicine Hat, Phyllis (Walter) Malainey of Calgary and Debby (Jim) Crawford of Olds. The funeral service will be held in Heights Baptist Church (1250 Division Ave S) on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Patrick Schoenberger officiating. A private family interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery prior to the funeral service. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, 702 – 2 St. SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: email@example.com subject heading: Gordon Clark, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence. Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2
March 14, 1940 – May 31, 2014
Evelyn Marie Delwo passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday May 31, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Evelyn will be greatly missed by her children, Rod (Ruth), Darryl (Sherrie), Gordon (Renata), Nicole (Michael); her grandchildren Lindsay, Kailie-Lynne, Braedon, Owen, Andrea and Olivia; and by her sisters Simone, Adele, Irene and brother Marcel. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Harvey on October 22, 2004. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24 Street SW) on Friday June 6, 2014 at 7:30pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24 Street SW) on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 11am with Rev. Ignatius Tran, Presider. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Evelyn’s family through http://www.evanjstrong.com. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre (1331 Street NW Calgary AB T2N 4N2, Telephone 1-866-412-4222. (website: http://www.albertacancer.ca/memorial) Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. (403) 265-1199
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Jaylyn Danielle Layton passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the age of 15 years. She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Bruce and Holly Layton of Medicine Hat, two brothers Mitchell and Brayden; her grandparents, Tim (Irene) Hammel and John Layton all of Medicine Hat, Debbie (Brian) Cummings of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; her aunts and uncles, Drew Layton, Barb Layton, David Cummings and Darwin (Elaine) Hammel and their families. She was predeceased by her grandmother, Eileen Layton on January 1, 2008. Jaylyn Danielle Layton, better known as “JJ”, passed away in her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She went to St .Patrick’s Elementary School, Notre Dame Academy and then attended grade 10 at Monsignor McCoy High School. She loved doing many athletic activities including: skiing, basketball, skateboarding, and dirt biking. She was very adventurous, outgoing, and never afraid to try anything. She also liked playing video games, singing, playing the drums, and the ukulele. She loved spending time with her friends and teasing her family. She was known for her quiet demeanor but great sense of humor. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Robert Risling officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Alexander’s Quest at alexandersquest.ca. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Jaylyn Layton, or youmayvisit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence. Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2
.PAUL MARSHALL HANNAH
June 28, 1931 ~ May 21, 2014
It is with sadness that family of Paul Marshall Hannah, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Katherine Hannah, announce his passing in Medicine Hat, AB., on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the age of 82 years. Paul was born in Shaunavon, SK., on June 28, 1931, the fifth child of seven to Clarence Hannah and Clarisse Audette. He received his primary education in rural Hannahville School south of Shaunavon, a brief two year period in Mankota and the balance of his formal education in Vancouver at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Pitman Business College. After graduation, he returned to Mankota to assist his father in managing the family farm equipment dealership. Paul married Katherine Bechal, October 15th, 1952, from this time up to 1966, the family grew to six children. In 1973, Paul purchased a GM automotive dealership in Assiniboia and operated it until 1983. That year, they began spending part of the winters in Mesa, Arizona and eventually purchased a winter property there. Following their move to Medicine Hat in 1988, they continued to enjoy their winters south. Paul continued to reside in Medicine Hat until his untimely passing. Paul is survived by his dear friend and companion, Dorothy Bien and her family; Paul’s six children and their families son, Vincent and Genevieve (nee Morin) Hannah, grandson, Shaun (Amy nee Mattison), greatgrandchildren, Emma and Owen; grandson, Kim (deceased) (Kelly nee Gustafson), great-grandchildren, Mattison and Cordell; granddaughter, Jill (Dave) Tanner, great-grandchildren, Sam, Jayden, Kendall; granddaughter, Pamela (Matt) Billinghurst, great-grandchildren, Sophie and Caleb; grandson, Gene (deceased), granddaughter, Rae and companion Joe Corcoran; daughter, Claire (nee Hannah) (Dave Chang), grandchildren, Leah, Shea, Alana (David) Lopez; daughter, Monica Hannah; son, Christopher (Elaine nee Brunt) Hannah, grandchildren, Kasia, Keelan and Patsy; son, Jerome (Joan nee Sullivan) Hannah, grandchildren, Luke and Erin; daughter, Selena Cardinal (nee Hannah), grandchildren, Peyton, Katie and Rhett. Paul is also survived by a sister, Marcella and Frank (deceased) Duffy; sister, Theresa (Marcel) Fauchon; sister-in-law, Lucie Hannah Lalonde; special nieces, Caroline Hannah, Danielle Hannah (Ross Miller), children, Oliver, Lucie, Alice and Nathalie Hannah (Sean Tomalty), children, Alise, Emma, Kaitlin and Gerald; brother-in-law, Nick Bechal; sisters-in-law, Cecile Bechal (Carriere) and Maggie Bechal. Paul was predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Katherine (nee Bechal); parents, Clarence and Clarisse Hannah (nee Audette); brother, Lorne (Dorothy nee Pedlar) Hannah; brothers, Gerry Hannah and Marcel Hannah (in infancy) and a sister, Dorothy (in infancy). Vigil Prayers were recited at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road S.E., Medicine Hat, AB., on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., with Reverend Father Philip Le celebrant. Interment took place following the Funeral Mass at Hillside Cemetery. Thank you to all who attended. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in memory of Paul may be made directly to Canadian Cancer Research Society, 200 Isabella Street, Suite 305, P.O. Box 4613, Station E, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1P7. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455.
.SHAW, GREGORY RIDLEY
July 2, 1956 – Quebec
May 27, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with heartfelt sadness that the family of Greg Shaw announces his passing on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the age of 57 years.
Greg was born July 2, 1956 in Quebec. At a young age, he moved with his family to Medicine Hat where spent his childhood and attended the local schools. In 1976, Greg graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked for Telus for a short time, and then returned to the University of Calgary where he earned a Masters degree in Engineering. He taught at Medicine Hat College for a few years before going to the University of Alberta where he received a PhD in Electrical Engineering.
For the past 25 years, Greg resided in Calgary where he worked at the University of Calgary in the Heritage Medical Centre as a researcher. In addition, Greg was a key developer at Etymotic Research in Chicago, focusing on the development of hearing testing instruments. His contributions helped create the best selling hearing testing instrument in the world. It is estimated that over 100 million ears have been tested using the technology he helped create. He is a named inventor on several US patents and numerous international patents.
Greg was a wonderful son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. He valued each relationship greatly. He was compassionate, kind, sensitive and willing to help each of us whenever he could.
Greg had a good sense of humor and a quick wit – he liked to laugh and make others laugh too. He also had a sweet tooth, and loved to eat white cake and other desserts!!! In his free time, Greg loved to travel and explore new places. He enjoyed the outdoors – hiking, skiing and camping. He was an avid movie watcher.
Greg will be greatly missed by his mother, Lorna Shaw, his sister Carol Shaw and special friend Honey Chan. He is also survived by extended family, Ross and Shirley Glen, Shirley and Ted Connolly, Cathy, Dave and Sarah Orr, Debbie and Rob, Cassandra and Dana Will; and his furry best friend Buzzy.
Greg was predeceased by his father, Ridley Shaw, grandparents, Jennie and Norman Shaw and Phyllis and Bill Glen. The family would like to express our thanks for the kind care that was given to Greg at the Sarcee Hospice.
A Celebration of Greg’s life will be held at The Earl Grey Golf and Country Club on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Please forward condolences through http://www.hffs.com.
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