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Last updateTue, 17 Oct 2017 3pm

Condolences to the family of Sharon Pentelescu



Sharon Anne

November 5, 1944 - July 3, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sharon Pentelescu, loving wife, mother and grandma. We are thankful for the time we had with you. You will forever be in our hearts. Finally you are at peace and suffering no longer. Left to mourn, husband Nick; daughter Debbie (son in law Shaun and grandson Jake); daughter Brenda; son Ron (grandson Jamie); son Shane (daughter in law Camille and granddaughter Brooke). There will not be a service, per Sharon’s wishes.

condolences to the family of Arnold Shand



Arnold William

June 23, 2017

Mr. Arnold William Shand of Delia, Alberta beloved husband of Arlee Shand passed away on June 23, 2017 in Drumheller at the age of 84 years. Arnold lived in the Farrell Lake district all his life. He loved farming, visiting with neighbours, his cattle and pets were very important to him, especially his dog Adam. Arnold’s favourite season on the farm was haying season. Most important to Arnold was family, he loved his grandkids very much, spending time with them was near and dear to his heart. Arnold was predeceased by his parents; Emmy and David Shand. He leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife Arlee, daughter; Bonnie (Jason), son; David, grandchildren; Zoe, Rylan, and Brendan, one sister; Ruth Stewart, nephew; Gary Stewart, and a lifetime of friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. from the Delia & District Community Centre, Delia, Alberta. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made in loving memory of Arnold to Cancer Research Society, 200 Isabella Street, Suite 305, P.O. Box 4613, Stn E, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 1P7. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Lizzie Van De Ryse



Lizzie (nee Stanger)

August 12, 1928 - June 26, 2017

Liz Van De Ryse passed away at the continuing care centre in Drumheller on 26 June 2017. She was born in Aberdeen Scotland, the fourth child of John and Annabella Stanger. The family came to Canada in 1930 and lived in the Orkney district where she attended school. The family moved to Drumheller in 1940. Mom met and married Edward Van De Ryse and together had 5 children: Mom was an active member of the Legion Auxiliary, TOPS, Bowling and Avon. Acquiring many trophies and certificates for her involvement. She loved gardening and sitting outside listening to the birds sing. She is survived by her daughters Marie (Richard) Glover, Doneal Kasie, Donna Heller, and son Ed (Debbie) Van De Ryse. She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Rick (Tammi) Glover, Joe (Amber) Glover, Eddie Van De Ryse, Michelle Scott, Greg (Jen) Heller and Kristin (Darren) Lazich. Her great-grandchildren include Lincoln and Brandon Glover and Autumn, Aubrianna and Porsha Glover, Lisa Van De Ryse, Kayla and Kelsey Scott, Liam, Mike and Beth Heller and Hugh Lazich. Great-great-grandchild: Blake Glover. She also leaves nieces, nephews, and good friends behind. She was predeceased by her husband Edward, daughter Barbara, father and mother and sisters Annabel, Kathleen, Margaret, Edith, and brother Tom. The family would like to extend a warm Thank You to the doctors, nurses and continuing care staff for your attention to our Mother during her stay there. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. Funeral Services will be held at Courtney-Winters Funeral Home with Rev. Heather Carlson officiating on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Courtney-Winters Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements.