Beryl Georgina (Halladay) Brodie (1929 - 2015)

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Brodie, Beryl Georgina (Nee Halladay)
December 3, 1929 - August 24, 2015
Beryl Brodie was ushered into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on
the evening of Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 85 years. Beryl
was born the youngest of nine children in Lac Vert, SK to James
and Jessie Halladay. After an untimely death of her father, Beryl
moved to Three Hills, AB with her mother and sisters in 1946. In
1950 she married Jim Brodie and they moved to Calgary. In 1952
they bought a farm by 'the old bridge' in Cochrane. Jim and Beryl
raised two children, Sandra and Paul. In 1975 they moved to the
farm they bought in the Sundre area. Beryl enjoyed serving her
Lord and caring for her family. She also enjoyed cooking, baking
and gardening. In 2004 Beryl moved to Cochrane Bethany Care
Center and passed away in 2015 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's
disease. Left to mourn her is Beryl's husband James; daughter Sandra
Pickup (Lynn); son Paul (Jan); two grandchildren Alaina Brodie and Tara Coates (Travis); two
great grandsons Nolan and Riley; sister-in-law Norma Halladay; and many nephews and
nieces. Beryl was predeceased by her parents and siblings including her special twin sister
Bernice Hazel. The family would especially like the thank the staff of Cochrane Bethany
Care Center for their excellent personal care of Beryl.
A celebration of Beryl's life will be held at Garrington Community Church on Saturday,
August 29, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. A private family graveside will be held at Eagle Valley
Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in memory of Beryl to the
Cochrane Bethany Care Center (302 Quigley Drive, Cochrane, AB T4C 1M2 or or the Gideon's (
Arrangements in care of Lawrence (Larry) Slywka of COCHRANE COUNTRY
FUNERAL HOME, Cochrane, Alberta. Telephone: 403-932-1039
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Published in The Cochrane Eagle on Aug. 27, 2015