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Elsie passed away peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the age of 91. She is survived by her loving family: daughter Pam (Glenn) Huggard; son Doug (Lorrie) Swirhun; grandson Adam Huggard; granddaughter Meggan Huggard (Eric Pope); great-grandsons Jayce and Nixon Pope; sister Hazel Raine and sister-in-law Sharon Nelson; brothers Conrad (Gail) Winder, Glen (Marian) Winder and Brian (Claudette) Winder; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Elsie is predeceased by her husband Robert, son Barry, brothers Vernon, Ken and Larry, and sister Ethel.

A special thank you to all the staff at David Lloyd Jones Home for the compassionate, loving care they gave my mom, Elsie Swirhun.

A Private family service will take place in Alberta in the future. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of choice. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

A Private family service will take place in Alberta in the future.

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  • Linda Comeau says:

    Dear Pam and family.. I am so very sorry to hear about your Moms passing. She was a lovely woman who will be missed. Cherish your memories and know that all of our thoughts are with you. Hugs dear friend! Sincerely Linda Comeau

  • Tannis DeFoe says:

    Our deepest condolences Pam, Doug and Family upon the passing of your dear mom. We have wonderful memories from years ago with the Swirhun Family. Elsie was a beautiful soul, inside and out. Our thoughts are with you all during this sad time.
    Peter Nowicki, Alison, Tannis and Peter

  • Dave 'n Karie Hay ( O'Brien) says:

    Doug (Lorrie) ‘n Family… Pam (Glenn) ‘n Family
    If I could find the words to express my feelings with the recent loss of Mom ‘n Grandma… my words would be inadequate… Please accept our heartfelt condolence. How blessed was I to have been granted a life with Elsie in it. …..These are tender times…

    ~ Her life was gentle… ‘n the elements
    So mixed in her…. that Nature might stand up
    ‘n say to all the world…. This Was a Woman ~

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