HUGILL, MargueritePosted: January 10th, 2017
November 4, 1932 – Lethbridge, Alberta
January 5, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Rita Hugill (nee Lightbound) of Calgary passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the age of 84 years.
Rita was born and raised in Lethbridge, daughter of Jack and Margaret Lightbound. Following her marriage, she became a dedicated military wife and mother of four sons, travelling extensively throughout Canada and Europe for the next twenty-two years. Rita’s work life was primarily with the Bank of Nova Scotia in several locations across Canada. She was a very energetic and enthusiastic woman who enjoyed curling, bridge, knitting, reading, and gardening. Her biggest passion was her love for her Collies.
Rita is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Leslie, Jeff and Jean, Rob and Joanne, and David; grandchildren, Scott (Chantell), Paul, Eric, Lauren, and Jordyn; and great-grandson Colton.
Memorial Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Stephen Protomartyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (4903 – 45 Street S.W.) on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Flowers gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Rita’s honour may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 800, 7015 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com or to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca.
In living memory of Rita Hugill, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.