PITT, Marja AgnetaPosted: September 8th, 2016
MARJA AGNETA PITT, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the age of 69 years.
She is the loving mother of Michelle (Jamie) Vonk of Lethbridge, Marsha Pitt (Ivan Jones) of Lethbridge, and James “J.J.” Pitt of Lethbridge as well as grandchildren Blake, Mason and Matthew Gourley, Jillian Vonk and Jack and Eleanor Jones and one great-granddaughter Lillian Gourley. She is also survived by her sister Lia Van Wassenaar (Roy Shepherd) and three nieces.
She was predeceased by her parents Evert and Caroline.
Marja was born January 3, 1947 in Schiedam, Holland and immigrated to Calgary. She attended the Southern Alberta College of Arts, where she received a Fine Arts Degree. She met her husband James at college. They married and had three children. Marja began a career in security, a job she loved. She enjoyed travelling, painting, gardening and photography, winning a silver award for a photo from the Alberta Summer Games. Marja will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at MARJA’S HOME, 88 Lafayatte Blvd. W, Lethbridge, AB., on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.
To send a condolence, please visit www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com