The family are saddened to announce the passing of their mother Audrey, on June 6th, 2012, at the age of 89.
Audrey will be lovingly remembered by her children, Patricia (Jerry) Brix, Bruce (Noreen), Doug (Judy Boorse), Thomas (Jane)–semicolon– daughter-in-law Shirley–semicolon– grandchildren, Brian (Kelly), Katherine (Shon), David, Christopher (Gabby), Kevin (Lori), Jo-Ann (Jeff), Jacqueline (Grant), Lisa (Noal), Clayton, Amber, Lori (Kevin) Olson, Shauna, Stephanie , Melissa–semicolon– 14 great-grandchildren–semicolon– as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family, and close friends.
She was predeceased by her loving and devoted husband Frank in 1969, and by her son Gordon in 2003.
Audrey was born in Edmonton in 1922, and lived in the city for her entire life. She and Frank raised their 5 children in the Parkview community until Frank’s death in 1969. Over the years, she traveled extensively throughout Canada and the world, but remained a proud and faithful Edmontonian–semicolon– and will be greatly missed by her dear friends and family. Her greatest joy was to be around her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and in her later years she was known as the “best grandma ever”.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 pm on Monday, June 11, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church–semicolon– 9830- 148 Street, with a burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery ,
Donations may be made to the Edmonton Food Bank.