ELL, Mary "Eva"
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February 18, 1917 - January 5, 2013
On Saturday, January 5, 2013, Eva Ell passed away peacefully at the Citadel Care Center in St. Albert, AB. Eva was one month shy of her 96th birthday.
Eva was predeceased by her parents Michael and Leonida, as well as five brothers, Wendell, Raphael, Tony, Peter, Daniel, and four sisters, Jennie, Anne, Betty and Regina. She is survived by her three sisters-in-law, Florence, Dorothy and Odelia and numerous nieces and nephews.
Eva was born in North Dakota, USA. The family later migrated to Canada and farmed near Salvador, SK. Eva worked in many jobs, touching many lives over the years. The greater part of her career was spent as a housekeeper for Father Martin Volk. She was employed by him for many years and lived in the communities of Heisler, Villeneuve, Mearns, Jasper and Kelowna.
Eva moved from Kelowna, BC to St. Albert, AB in 2003 and resided at Ironwood Estates until 2010, when due to failing health, she was moved to the Citadel Continuing Care Center until she passed.
Special thanks to the staff at the Citadel Care Centre for their excellent care giving and attention during Eva's final two years.
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert, AB, on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with interment following at Holy Cross Cemetery, Edmonton, AB.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
To send condolences please visit: www.connelly-mckinley.com
Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home
9 Muir Drive
St. Albert, AB T8N 1G1
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Jan. 9 to Jan. 11, 2013