With deep sense of sorrow and loss, our family announces the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Margaret Ness on February 7, 2020, at the age of 85 years.
She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Penny (Derek) Modien, Susan Osterloh, Roberta (Orest) Pawluk; brother Louis (Darlene) Balogh; grandchildren, Lisa (Dave) Brooks and their children, Hadley and Cooper, Tarra Modien (Shane Larson) and his children, Madison and Maggie Larson, Brendan Anderson, Jillian Anderson and her children, Kiara and Kaiden; as well as numerous family and friends.
Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Louis and Elizabeth; three sisters; one son-in-law; and our Dad.
Mom loved people. Through the years, she spent countless hours volunteering for many organizations including: Edmonton Sabres Drum Corps, Edmonton Strutters 1st Canadian Regiment. In later years, she could be found at the Northgate Seniors Drop-In.
While living at Eaux Claires, she was often found at the front door greeting the residents and their guests.
Mom was always eager to help others in need.
A Celebration of Life for Margaret will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Braeside Presbyterian Church, 6 Bernard Drive, St. Albert, AB.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the doctors and nurses of Unit 6 East at the Royal Alex Hospital and to the wonderful staff at Eaux Claire Extended Care who cared so much for our Mom during her time there.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Margaret’s honour may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 5241 Calgary Trail NW #144, Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8.