MATHESON, Genevieve (Jean) Helen May 25, 1928 – October 10, 2015
Jean Matheson passed away peacefully in hospital on Thanksgiving weekend. Her entire family is thankful for the 87 years she gave of herself to make everyone around better for knowing her. Her husband of 64 years Ed and all the family will lovingly remember Jean.
She was born in Skaro, Alberta and made a home with Ed at various Canadian Forces stops before settling in Edmonton in 1973.
She is survived and will be remembered fondly by sisters Elsie, Bessie, Vicky and brother Joe. She will be welcomed in heaven by her other siblings Stanley, Ben, Ed, Louis and Mary and will be reunited with her mom and dad (Baba and Gidda) Peter and Annie Parasynchuk. Jean is survived by daughters Brenda (Larry), Jane (Kent), Veronica (Darrel) and son Ed. Nan has also left a lasting impression and will be lovingly missed by 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
A Prayer Service will be held at the Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home (10011-114 Street) on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Good Shepherd Catholic Church on Friday, Oct. 16 at 11:00 a.m. with interment at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations in Jean’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.