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CURRIE, Laurence (Laura) Josephine

February 1, 1929 - November 10, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Laurence (Laura) passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Laura met her beloved Doug in East Coulee and married in Drumheller.  She was a devoted mother, who enjoyed her family and made a significant difference in our lives.  Together Doug and her moved to Bowness and retired later in life back to East Coulee. Mom enjoyed sewing, gardening, painting, and volunteering at the local community centre among her other many hobbies and interests. Laura is survived by her children Carol Owens (Dean), Phyliss St. Dennis, Bruce Currie, Jacqueline Hilchuk (Steve), Thomas Currie (Charlotte), her nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Laura was predeceased by her parents Josephine and Edward Beaudin [and guardians Louis & Sara Larocque (Gosselin)], her beloved husband Doug, her sons Doug & Joe and her brothers Bobby & Joseph. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Calgary on  Saturday, November 15, 2014.



GARSON, James David

September 24, 1922 - November 12, 2014

James David Garson passed away November 12, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Jim was born September 24, 1922 to James and Violet Garson. Jim grew up on a farm in the Orkney District near Drumheller, Alberta. Jim was predeceased by his wife Marjory Garson (1995) and his parents James and Violet Garson, sisters Violet May and Jean Huxley, brothers Hector, George, Victor and Allan. After serving in the army Jim went to trucking for a short time before purchasing a farm in the Orkney District where he had a mixed farm of grain, chickens and turkeys. Jim also loved to garden. Jim retired in Drumheller where he continued to garden and had time to travel and spend winters in Arizona. Jim will be remembered by his children David Garson, Karen Musson (Chris), Doug Garson, Violet Garson, his sister Alice Moar, his nieces and nephews. Grandchildren James, Alissa and Carrie Garson, Brittney and Taylor Guimont.



CHAPMAN, Patricia Ann

May 26, 1943 - November 13, 2014

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the family of Patricia Ann Chapman announce her passing, at the age of 71, on November 13, 2014 after a courageous battle with ALS. Patricia will be lovingly remembered by her partner, Donald Robinson; daughter Pamela Chapman (Martin), grandchildren: James, Brody, Nolan; son Jack Chapman, grandchildren: Jack; daughter Cheryl Morrison (Gregg), grandchildren: Seth, Evan, Serena, Silas, Lilia. She is survived by sister Audrey (Bob) Nelson, sister Glenda (Harold) Macdonald, brother Harvey Herman. She was predeceased by her father Fritz Herman and her mother Elsie Greig. Family and friends were Patricia’s pride and joy and she treasured the time she spent with them! Heaven has received another angel! A celebration of Patricia’s life will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (tea to follow) at McInnis and Holloway, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E., Calgary, Alberta. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the ALS association.