Olive Lucile (Ollie) Alford

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Olive (Ollie) Lucile Alford June 24, 1911 - April 11, 2013 Our dear mother Olive passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, April 11, 2013 at the age of 101 in Duncan, BC.

Predeceased by her husband Albert in 1980, her daughter Marjorie Rusk in 2002, her father Harry Walker in 1935, her mother Anna in 1990, her three brothers Orra (Sonny), Duane, Kenneth and three sisters Kathryn LaChapelle, Ruth Wanless, Berenice Robinson.

Olive is survived and mourned by her two sons, Albert (Susan), Lake Cowichan, B.C., and Ray (Nora), Calgary, AB. Greatly missed by grandchildren; Douglas (Turea) , Lubbock, TX, John, Calgary, Michael (Kari) Christopher Lake, SK., Timothy (Jennifer), Lake Cowichan, Kristopher (Alyssen), Cobble Hill, Sherry (Dan)Bourque ,Calgary, Melanie (Rod) Frank, Calgary, Jeffrey (Megan) Justason, Calgary, as well as 15 great grandchildren, her sister Lois Pinet, Canmore, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family would like to thank Westshore Lodge and Mt. St. Mary's Care homes in Victoria for their care of Mom, and special thanks to the wonderful, caring staff of Buttercup House at the Arbors Extended Care at Sunridge Place in Duncan, B.C. where Olive lived for the last four years. A special thank you to her good friends Madeline, Erma and Joan of Victoria, who very good to her following our Dad, Albert's, demise.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to the charity of your choice. A Remembrance Celebration of Life will be held in the Lounge, 2nd floor, the Arbors, Sunridge Place, 361 Bundock St., Duncan, B.C. on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. A memorial service will be held in Alberta sometime in July, 2013.


Published in The Calgary Herald from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2013
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