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April 3, 1942 - August 22, 2017


On August 22, 2017, Mrs. Mary Nelson of Lindbergh passed away at the age of 75 years. She is survived by her children, Richard (Sheila) of Elk Point, Trudy (Dominic) Braga of Lindbergh & Douglas (Lori) of Ferguson Flats; 12 grandchildren, Casandra (Ondrej), Deidra (Carl), Lindon, John (Kale), Lisa (Jamie), James (Kara), Vinny, Tino, Katelynn (Ken), Morgan, Jasper & Hunter; 7 great-grandchildren, Emma-May, Gracie, Madilyn, Brielle, Brooklyn, Kathryn & Ryler; siblings, Gabe Bayduza, Pat (Ron) Oster, Bernice (Harry) Zapesocki, Rita Sanregret & Suzan (Jonny) Bartholomew-Nielsen; sisters-in-law, Nadia Bartholomew & Hilda Smith; numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Neil’s; parents, Robert & Kathryn Bartholomew; brother, Robert; infant sister, Rose. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 30 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, Elk Point. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be officiating with inurnment at Ferguson Flats Cemetery, Ferguson Flats. As per Mary’s wishes, cremation has taken place. If desired, donations may be made to 2nd Chance Trail Ride c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Mona McGinnis

Kindest regards to the Nelson and Bartholomew families.

From: Ed & Maureen Anderson
Relation: Friends

Richard, Trudy, Doug & families. We were so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a great, hard working woman. You have many precious memories. Our sincerest condolences.

From: Bernie Kavanagh
Relation: Cousin

We are so sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Our family still remembers those visits you made to us in Ontario and how we shared our stories and memories. Mary will be sincerely missed by Bernie, Sonia and Alysia.

From: Joy Gossel
Relation: She was my Auntie

SO so sorry to hear of Auntie Mary’s passing – I will miss her incredible energy and loving smile! Big hugs to Richard, Sheila (&family), Doug, Lori (& family), and Trudy, Dominic (& family)!

From: Helen Skolarchuk
Relation: neighbor

Our condolences to the Nelson and Bartholomew families during this sad time in your loss of Mary
Helen Skolarchuk and family

From: Joe & Lily Lefebvre Family
Relation: Friends from Cold Lake

To the Nelson & Bartholomew families, please accept our prayers and condolences at the loss of Mary. We all remember her well from the good times in Cold Lake.

From: Charles Nelson
Relation: Nephew

I will mis you Auntie Mary. I have many good memories of you

From: Darlene Brooker
Relation: Friends

Very sad to hear of the passing of this beautiful lady. My condolences to Richard and Trudy and families.

From: Doreen A Younghans
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing, thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time

From: Elizabeth Bartholomew and Talia Cino
Relation: First Cousin

A beautiful soul, full of love and faith, ascended to heaven, away from us, but closer to God. Losing someone we love is nothing easy, but we are all blessed to have been able to share in Mary’s life. After the tears have dried and the goodbyes have been said, there will be many happy memories to share with our loved ones.

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Service Schedule

  Memorial Mass

Date & Time:
August 30, 2017

St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery
5329 - 48 Avenue
Elk Point, AB Canada T0A 1A0

5329 - 48 Avenue
Elk Point, AB Canada T0A 1A0

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If desired, donations may be made to 2nd Chance Trail Ride c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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