GRATTON, Denise M.Y.
November 23, 1934 - November 8, 2012
Denise passed away at Capital Care Dickinsfield Care Centre, Edmonton, AB of cancer.
Denise was born in St. Vincent, AB and subsequently moved to Edmonton with her family. She worked for over 20 years at the Workers' Compensation Board Rehabilitation Centre as the main receptionist. Following this, she moved to Virden, MB to assist her sister, Lucille. She later returned to Sherwood Park, where she worked at Bryan's Ladies Wear.
Denise leaves to mourn; her daughter, Catherine Anne Miller (Murray Sinnamon) of Stratford, ON; grandson, Jarrett Miller of London, ON; sisters, Fern Hite of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, and Theresa Cassidy of Dartmouth, NS; sister-in-law, Eva Gratton of Edmonton; many nephews, nieces, cousins; and friend, Isabelle Nash. Denise was predeceased by her parents, Elise and Ernest Gratton; brothers, Archile, Elie, and Louis; sisters, Albertine, Rollande and Lucille.
Very special thanks go to all the staff on Unit Main A at Capital Care Dickinsfield for the excellent care that Denise received over the past 18 months.
Memorial Mass Monday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 13131 - 86 Street. Reverend Paul Moret officiating with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations will be gratefully accepted at Capital Care Dickinsfield Care Centre, 6th floor, 10909 Jasper Avenue N.W., Edmonton, AB T5J 3M9 or Alberta Cancer Foundation, 710, 10123 - 99 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 or Canadian Cancer Society, 201, 9452 - 51 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 5A6.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal from Nov. 22 to Nov. 24, 2012