Tess O'HANLON

O'HANLON, Ellen Teresa "Tess"
August 21, 1925 - February 14, 2013
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Tess, who went peacefully to the Lord on Thursday, February 14, 2013, surrounded by her beloved family. A long-time resident of Calgary, she will be greatly missed by the Saint Patrick's Catholic Church Community of which she was an active member. Tess is survived by her sisters Nancy and Bunny; and her children, Mike (Sandi), Kathy (Dave Stirling), Tim (Alanna), Tom, and KC (Carol). Her memory will be deeply cherished by her twelve grandchildren and by her twelve (and a half) great-grandchildren, as well as countless other members of her close extended family. She was predeceased by her daughter Paddy; her husband Peter; and her siblings, Mary, Joan, Monica, Chuck, and Mike. A Visitation was held at Andrews Community Funeral Centre in Brampton, ON on Thursday, February 21, 2013 with a Funeral Service at St. John Fisher Parish today, February 22, 2013. A Celebration of Tess' life will take place at the Brampton Irish Centre immediately following the Service. A private burial will be held for immediate family at a later date. For visitation and funeral times please contact Andrews Community Funeral Centre at 1-905-456-8190. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 - 325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 (Telephone 403-205-3966, email donorservices@cancer.ab.ca). The family would like to say a special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Unit 53 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Tess O'Hanlon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.

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Published in The Calgary Herald from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2013