Merla Vivian Fawcett

November 3, 2018
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Mrs. Merla Vivian Fawcett (nee Johnston) at the Red Deer Hospice, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the age of 84 years. Merla will lovingly be remembered by her husband, Glenn; her daughters, Glenda Lori (Allen) McKinnon and Judith Merla (Daniel) Flanagan; and her grandchildren, Catherine (Josh) Nail (Sydney, Brandon and Tyler) of Calgary, Alberta, Cameron (Orville) of Edmonton, Alberta, and Brady, Spencer (Shayla), and Bryn (Kaylee) Flanagan, all of Red Deer, Alberta. She will also be sadly missed by her sister, Lynette (Darl) Boomer, brothers, Arthur and Darryl (Debbie) Johnston and her sister-in-law, Gail Johnston, all of Red Deer, Alberta.

Merla was predeceased by her parents, David and Hazel Johnston, her brothers, Wilfred (Betty) Johnston, Melvin (Marie) Johnston, and Stewart Johnston, a sister, Deanna (Daryl) Lunder, parents-in-law, Wilfred and Edna Fawcett and numerous close friends.

A Celebration of Merla’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Please come and share time with friends and family, remembering Merla.

If desired, Memorial Donations in Merla’s honour may be made directly to the Red Deer Hospice Society at www.reddeer, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada at; or to the Red Deer Ostomy Association at The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Robert Mulder, Dr. Maureen McCall and all of the people who cared for Merla over the years; as well as the staff at the Red Deer Hospice for making mom’s final days so peaceful and comforting.

Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parkland

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403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421

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