ST. DENYS Mary St. Denys (nee Bramley) born March 8, 1923 in England, left this life on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 to join Harvey John, her husband of fifty-two years. Mary grew up and was educated in England where she met H.J. during World War II, they married on August 15, 1945. After the war, Mary boarded the first ship bringing war brides to Canada. Mary and Harvey lived in Caroline when they welcomed their first child, Kay Reba to the world. Later moving to Langley, B.C. where they enjoyed the arrival of their second daughter, Raye Ann. The family returned to Alberta in 1953. Mary worked at a variety of positions, joining the staff at Michener Centre in 1960, where she worked for many years until her retirement in 1985. Mary was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #35, she was a member and president for many years of the Alberta War Brides Association, and was also a participating member of St. Luke’s Anglican Church until declining health prevented her activities. Mary is survived by her loving daughters: Kay (Norval) Dahl of Campbell River, B.C. and Raye St.Denys of Blackfalds, AB. Sister-in-law, Rose St.Denys of Red Deer, AB; brother-in-law, Sam (Joan) Nelson of Caroline, AB; four grandchildren: Kermit (Betty) Dahl of Campbell River, B.C., Tera (Tim) Lang of Innisfail, AB, Kristina (Ed) Hebert of Campbell River, B.C. and Kandace (Sean) Ogilvie of Blackfalds, AB. Six great-grandchildren who were the treasures of her golden years: Chace & Chancellor Lang, David & Madison Dahl, Shannon Sears, and Cheyenne Ogilvie. Nephews: Neil (Mary) St.Denys of Red Deer, AB, Norman (Karen) Maga of Nevada, Tucker (Sandy) Nelson of Langley, B.C. and one niece, Georgina Maga of Arizona. She also leaves numerous family members in her birthplace of England. Mary was predeceased by her husband Harvey John in 1997, both parents, one brother, numerous in-laws, and two great- grandsons: Thomas and Kagan. All are welcome to come and pay their respects at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, January 5, 2006 between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. A Public Funeral Service will be held at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 4929 – 54th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Mary’s honour may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208 – 53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2 or to a Charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. “DOWNTOWN RED DEER”

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