Brigadier Alma Crotty 1911 – 2004

Brigadier Alma Crotty of Calgary passed on to her eternal reward on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 at the age of 92 years after a brief illness.

Brigadier Crotty served in the Western Territory of the Salvation Army in the United States from 1940 to 1972 when she retired to Burnaby, BC where she worked for the Salvation Army for about 10 years. Three years ago she moved to Calgary to be close to her special families.

She leaves to mourn two nieces, Anne Wells of Sydney, BC and Carmen Raymond of Peterborough, ON; a nephew William Harrington of Sturgeon Heights, AB; numerous great-nieces and nephews; many great-great nieces and nephews; and several great-great-great nieces and nephews. Her special families will also miss her, Major Ray and Elsie Van Schaick and family, all of Calgary; and her long time friend Winifrede Green of Toronto, ON.

Funeral services will be held at the Glenmore Temple of the Salvation Army (921-68 Avenue, S.W.)January 31, 2004 at 2:00 p.m.

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If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Inn from the Cold #822-420 – 9 Avenue, SE Calgary, AB T2G 0R9. Telephone 403-410-1116 or directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Alma Crotty a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE, S.W. CALGARY, AB. T2S 2L5. PHONE 403-243-8200.

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