Margaret Louise L’Hirondelle


It is with much sadness we announce that on September 20th 2016, our beloved Margaret L’Hirondelle passed at the age of 85 years. She was survived by her loving husband of 69 years John L’Hirondelle, her brother James Atkinson (Vera), her 13 children; Gary L’Hirondelle (Helka), Betty Davey (Mike), Rose Callihoo, Carol Ross (Dennis), Darlene Lewis, Brenda Westlin (Rick), Doris Lehman (Rory), Marilyn Reil (Terry), Lenny L’Hirondelle (Leeann), John L’Hirondelle (Jackie), Lorraine Tipple (Chris), Paul L’Hirondelle, Dean L’Hirondelle (Marie) and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Christine and Gordon Atkinson, her sisters Laura and Violet and brothers Joe, Peter, Nick, Glen and Wayne Atkinson, her son Louie L’Hirondelle and her daughter Mary L’Hirondelle, her grandson’s Peter, George, Renny, Louie and great great grandson Renny.

Prayer Service will be held at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples on Monday September 26th from 6-8 pm and Funeral Service at 11 am on Tuesday September 27th. Cremation to Follow.

You are invited to join the family for lunch in the basement of the church after Funeral Services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes.

Location information

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Prayer Service
Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples Parish

10821-96 Street Edmonton AB T5H 2J8 CA

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Previous events

Funeral Service
Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples Parish

10821-96 Street Edmonton AB T5H 2J8 CA

Get driving directions

Tribute wall - a place to share your memories and condolences

James deann

Grandma you are missed, and forever loved. R.I.P beautiful.
I understand that you’ve been waiting for twins or triplets. Well sorry grandma you did not get to meet my kids James dean jr. and now I have two beautiful babies on the way , just like you always said one of your grandchildren will have a set of twins or triplets, well lord blessed me and my wife with twins a boy and girl, we are naming our daughter the same middle name as yours. In honour of you beautiful r.i.p

SAmmy *lulus

We said goodbye yesterday granny it was so hard to see you and u didn’t throw your arms up to give me a hug I’m gonna miss you but I know your in heaven and your family is with you. I love you to the moon forever never will I forget our special time together your stories and advice you were the best v
Granny I love you

Georgette LHirondelle

All my life I’ve looked up to you my dear Aunt.
In your presence I always felt peace.
To watch you I always witnessed love.
You always extended a welcome and loving hand.
My heartfelt sympathies to uncle John and all my cousins. Xoxo hugs and love.

Jason W.Ducharme

I will always miss you my gramma and to my family I love you!!

Love Jay (aka Jake the Snake) and Cheryl Ducharme

Ross family from Nova Family

Dear Carol, Dennis and family; We are saddened to hear about your mothers passing. We know how close you were to your beautiful Mom / Grandmom. Please know that our prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May you remember all the good times you shared as a family. Sending lots of love from Nova Scotia.. Debbie, Hank, Lil, Wayne, Betty, Victor, Ross, Jess, and Nathan.. Take care of each other.

Angie Callihoo

I pray for the hearts of those you left behind. That they heal without too many tears. That their memories help in this time of sadness. I know that there are so many great ones because you were one of the most beautiful loving welcoming kindest women that God ever put on this earth . God speed your soul to his home. We will meet again. Until then. I love you and I’ll remember you always. My condolences to your wonderful husband Johnny and the whole family. You will always be family to me. Xox


I miss you so much grandma still can’t believe your gone.. you lived a good life. Your the best grandma in the whole world, you had a heart of gold. And thank you for taking me in and giving me a good life. You and grandpa are the best I love you so much rest in peace <3 xoxo

Shelley M. Sharun

Deepest sympathies to the L’Hirondelle family during this time of mourning.

Doris (kookum)

I am so glad I got to hug and kiss you goodbye…I am so heartbroken and lost right now I miss you so much mommy I always will I love you as wide as the universe your loving daughter!

Sharon L’Hirondelle

My heart is with you Uncle Johnny and all my cousins, family, and friends to Aunty Margaret. I love you and will miss you. Deepest condolences. Thank you Aunty for your kindness over the years. You will be deeply missed. Much love and prayers <3

Alice (daoust) MacDonald.

I never met her but my parents would mention the family from time to Time. My condolences to her family.

Lorraine Tipple. ( Baby Girl )

God I miss you Mom
My heart is broken into a million pieces
It is tearing me apart that I never got to hug, kiss
tell you I Love You and say Good Bye

Love forever and always Mom
Your Baby Girl

Leilani and Family

With our deepest and heartfelt condolences we will keep your family in our thoughts and pray each day for everyone

Brandy Shott

I love you so much Grandma and I am going to miss you. I have so many fond memories growing up of you and grandpa. I know that you are at peace and with all the family that left before you. Grandma, Thank you for all that you have done. I am so proud to call you my granny. You were so kind and your sense of humour was the best, Your love of music and dancing made everyone feel so good, your love was endless as evidenced by all the family that you and gramps created. We truly lost an earth angel but I know your light shining even brighter in heaven. I will never ever forget you and you will be in my heart forever! I LOVE YOU and I will miss hearing your laugh and seeing you smile. Until we meet again dear granny, my love forever <3 xoxoxo

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