HAM Cornelia

Posted: March 11th, 2016

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1930 – 2016

CORNELIA “CORRY” HAM, beloved wife of the late John Ham, passed away peacefully at her home in Lethbridge, AB., on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at the age of 85 years.

She is lovingly remembered by her children: Dale (Brenda) Ham of Calgary, Cathy (Ray) Marco of Medicine Hat, Anita (Terry) Jones of Delburne, and Teresa (Scott) Daw of Edmonton; her grandchildren: Christopher Ham (Katherine Yurkovich) of Calgary, Jenna Ham of Calgary, Colin (Jennifer) Marco of Rose Valley, SK, Stephen Marco of Medicine Hat, Doug Jones of Springbrook, Dayna Jones of Ponoka, Darren (Danielle) Daw of Grande Prairie and Cameron Daw (Jaclyn Brown) of Calgary; and great-granddaughter Myra Daw.

Also left to cherish her memory are her siblings, Bill (Martha) Overes of Lethbridge, Truus (Martin) Kleyn of The Netherlands, Hubert (Marge) Overes of Lethbridge, Agatha Aben of Lethbridge, Audrey (Donald) Muyers of Forestburg; three sisters-in-law: Margaret Overes of Lethbridge, Eileen Overes of Kelowna, B.C. and Pietje Overes in Holland as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Along with her beloved husband John, Corry was predeceased by her son John, her parents, as well as seven siblings.

Corry was born on September 11, 1930 in Mydrecht, Holland. Her family immigrated to Canada in 1952. She met John and they were married in 1953 and together with a young family, lived in Kipp on a small acreage. Corry began a career in Health Care, working with seniors as a care provider until her retirement. She was an amazing seamstress and made great bread. She was a spiritual person who was dedicated to her church. Corry will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, Alberta on Tuesday March 15th, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Sal Ahumada, Celebrant.

An Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

In memory of Corry, donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o All Saints Parish, 2405-12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 0P4

To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

3 Condolences for “HAM Cornelia”

  1. Cheryl Stratulat Emard says:

    Teresa, Anita, Cathy, Dale and families,

    My prayers and thoughts are with you all. Your Mother was an amazing Lady. May you feel the arms of our Lord wrapped around you all.
    God Bless.

    Cheryl Stratulat Emard

  2. Charmaine Dittrick says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Mom was quite the lady with such a smile. I so enjoyed her twinkle in her eye, honesty and wonderful kale soup. God Bless, sending love and prayers

  3. Michelle Lemay says:

    Anita I am sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
    Michelle Lemay

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