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Last updateWed, 29 Mar 2017 5pm

Condolences to the family of Joyce Pozzolo



Joyce Belle (nee Saul)

April 29, 1934 - March 23, 2017

Joyce Pozzolo passed away peacefully at the Drumheller Health Centre on March 23, 2017. Joyce was born in Chauvin, Alberta on April 29. 1934. Joyce raised her children and grandson in Drumheller mainly. She was a homemaker and loved to knit. Joyce was predeceased by her daughter Jacqueline Burke. Joyce is survived by her husband of 61 years Robert Pozzolo, her son Garfield Shane Pozzolo, grandchildren Cody Pozzolo, Misty Hagermen, Amanda Chamberlain, Chris Chamberlain, Steven Chamberlain. Special mention to her niece Judy Cunningham. The family would like to thank Dr. Moshood for his amazing care. Also, special thanks to the nursing staff at the Drumheller Health Centre. Donations can be made to the Lung Cancer Association of Canada. As per Joyce’s request, no funeral will be held. A private family gathering will be announced at a later date.

Condolences to the family of Bernice Gillespie




Bernice Dorothy
(nee Budenski)

Born June 12, 1929 – East Coulee, Alberta
Passed Away March 24, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bernice on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her son Tom (Tracy) and their daughters, Janine and Natasha (Kenny); her son Tim (Denise) and their sons Kyle and Ryan; and daughter Tammy and her children Michelle, Maddison, Jacob and Jackson. Bernice is predeceased by her much loved husband William George Gillespie, brother Dennis Budenski and sister Alice Gordon. A Celebration of Life will be held at Foster’s Garden Chapel Funeral Home and Crematorium, 3220 – 4 Street N.W., Calgary at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website
Telephone: 403-297-0888
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Condolences to the family of Corey Favell




December 24, 1970 - March 17, 2017

Corey, cherished wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, and friend to many, passed away March 17, 2017 in Olds, AB surrounded by her loving family. Corey will always be remembered for her generosity and desire to help others. Everyone will miss her beautiful brown smiling eyes, her outgoing attitude and her ability to find the positive in any situation. Corey was born on December 24, 1970 in Camrose, AB. She spent her childhood in Edmonton before moving to Drumheller at age 11. Corey graduated from Drumheller Composite High School in 1988 and was that year awarded the Alberta Junior Citizen of the Year. Corey married her beloved husband and best friend Lorne Thompson in 1995, and was a loving mother of two sons, Justin Turner (b. 1991) and Brandon Thompson (b. 1996). The family of four made Olds their home in 2004 where they created new friendships and memories. Corey loved vacations with her family and always had a book on the go. In 2006 Corey became a proud Civilian Member of the RCMP, as a dispatcher, where she brought her enthusiasm, dedication, and humour to work each day helping countless people. In addition to her husband and two sons, Corey is survived by her father Ronald Favell (Cheryl), father- and mother-in-law Frank & Georgina (née Ewing) Thompson, sister Connie (née Favell) Knox (Kelly), brother Brad Cyca (Michelle), sister Danielle (née Cyca) Wong (Craig), brother Curry Favell (Kirsten), sister-in-law Laura (née Thompson) Lowen (Doug), and numerous loving nieces and nephews. Corey was predeceased by her mother Frances (née Keinick) Favell, sister Ronalee Favell, and loving grandmother Esther (née Nyrie) Mosa. Memorial donations in Corey’s name can be made to Heritage Park in Calgary, AB or the Terry Fox Foundation Corey’s life requires a special celebration; those plans are underway with a future announcement to be made. West View Funeral Services, Olds, entrusted with arrangements. 403-556-6576.