DAIGNEAULT, Martha Mary (nee Elock) January 21, 1920 – Canmore, Alberta February 15, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta Martha Mary Daigneault passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the age of 97 years. Martha was born and raised in Canmore, AB, and was a resident of Calgary since 1940. Martha completed a business course at Henderson Secretarial School in 1941 and was employed by the Dept. of National Defense from 1942 until she retired in 1965. Martha was very active at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, where she served as Choir Director and Organist for over forty years. She was also an organist at the Italian Church, Mary, Mother of the Redeemer. Martha was an active member of St. Joseph's Parish since 1987. Martha is survived by her stepdaughter and stepson-in-law Dianne and Gary; stepdaughter-in-law Judy; grandchildren Kelly, Tracy, Jody, Ryan, Janine, as well as many great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. She also leaves sister-in-law Madeline of Quebec and Fran of Florida. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews in the United States. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph (1941); father Peter (1964); husband Gerry (1980); mother Mary (1986); brother Thomas "Tiny" (1994) and stepson David (2001). Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church (640 - 19th Avenue N.W.) on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the CNIB, Telephone: 1 (800) 563-2642. www.cnib.ca or the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial . Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . In living memory of Martha Daigneault, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
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