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HEMINGWAY, Edith Elizabeth

HEMINGWAY, Edith Elizabeth

Edith Elizabeth Hemingway (Edie), ne Edith Elizabeth McKay, Phoenix AB, June 10, 1926 passed away peacefully after a long illness at Hospice House, Kelowna BC, surrounded by family. Wife of the late Peter Cunliffe Hemingway. Survived by her children Paul and Pat Hemingway, John and Brenda Hemingway, grand children Steven Hemingway and Sharon Plaizier, Elaine Hemingway, and great grand children Kieran, Sawyer and Harper. Leaves behind sisters Dorothy Murton, Dodie Nauss, and Shirley Lennox. Edie was manageress at the Rosanne Shop and Robinson


Condolence Messages
  • Dec 02, 2017
    Edie will always be remembered as a kind, loving and fun person. My mother, Edie's sister in law was very fond of her and pleased that her brother had married such a kind and loving person. Condolences to the family. xx
  • Nov 30, 2017
    It was my pleasure, as a hospice volunteer, to visit with Edith several times during her stay at KGH. John and Brenda, you gave your mom devoted round-the-clock care that helped to make her last weeks so much more comfortable. I'm sorry for your family's loss. Donna
  • Nov 30, 2017
    Dear Dodie and family:
    We extend our heartfelt sympathy to you all. Edie was a delightful person and will be missed. Her zest for life was an inspiration.
    Jane & Gerald F-G
  • Nov 30, 2017
    We at St. Mary's Choir are just devastated to lose this voice of an Angel. Edie was more than just a beautiful singer, all contributions of Edie's were beautiful, from the formal Altar Hangings, to the quilted 75 anniversary banners and her beautiful expressive face when she was singing. The Parkinson's Disease SongShine Support group will also miss Edie tremendously.
    John & Brenda, Paul & Pat and especially Dodie & Ken plus all family members, we are so sorry for your loss.
    Pat Olson
  • Nov 29, 2017
    I'm so sorry for your precious loss. I have met Edie just a few months ago because she was coming to my fitness classes and right away I liked her. She is an inspiration to me. Her smile was contagious. I love the fact that she stayed active until the end... we all miss her in our group. That's the way I want to get older...
    With all my love
    Mel
  • Nov 29, 2017
    We are blessed to have known and loved such a wonderful lady. An inspiration to all.
    Canon Michael & Deacon Heather Karabelas
  • Nov 29, 2017
    I took care of Edith at KGH ... one of her many nurses. I just want to say that she was one of the sweetest people I have ever met. It was an honor taking care of her. She was always so thankful for everything. What a bright light she must have brought to the lives of so many over her lifetime.
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Edie's family, I am sorry for your loss. Your mother was a beautiful, talented lady and we will miss her at St. Mary's.
    Donna N.