Lillian Hitman beloved wife of the late Stewart Hitman passed away at the Red Deer Hospice on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Lillian was born in Swan River, Manitoba to William and Margaret Alford. Married for 55 years to Stewart, she spent most of her years in Red Deer. She was a Hearty Walker who delighted in the beauty of the trails through all the seasons; and was an avid sports fan in arena’s, ball parks and soccer fields. Left to cherish Lillian’s life are her two daughters’ families: Maureen and Michael Calder, children Cassandra and Scott; Alison Jackson and Don Tolhurst, children Christopher and Leah Jackson. Lillian was especially grateful for friend Joan Talbot, nephew Allan Poole, and in-laws Bob and Martha Winchell’s devoted care and kindness. Lillian is survived by her brothers and sisters; Laura Poole, Gordon (Clara) Alford; Edwin Alford; Marjorie Hart; Alvin (Darlene) Alford; Dorothy Foster, and sister-in-law Anna Alford, plus 37 treasured nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Roy and an infant brother Harold. Staff at the Red Deer Hospice provided compassionate care till Mom succumbed to cancer. At her request there will be no funeral. In Lillian’s memory, plant bulbs to bloom in your garden or care for a rescued pet.