HABDAS, Eileen

Posted: September 6th, 2018


EILEEN PATRICIA HABDAS, beloved wife of the late John Bruno Habdas, passed away surrounded by family at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the age of 82 years.

She is the loving mother of Lorianne (Ron) Pansky and Tracy (Aurel) Beaulieu; grandchildren Kelly (Jesus) Cabrera, Janelle Pansky and Alexis Beaulieu; and great-grandchildren Diego Cabrera and Alista Hackney, all of Lethbridge. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Donna Watson, Karen Watson, Annie (Jerry) Fisher, Elsie Stevulak and Mary Habdas. She will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews.

Eileen was predeceased by her parents Agnes (Billy) Theissing, brothers Doug Watson, Adair Watson, Kenny Watson and brothers-in-law Cobbler Habdas and Johnny Stevulak.

Eileen was born July 7, 1936 in Lethbridge, where she was also raised. She touched the lives of many during her nursing career and was known as the neighbourhood nurse. She graduated from the St. Michael’s School of Nursing in 1957 and retired in 1996 at the age of 60. Her favourite hobbies were ceramics, petit point, sewing and knitting. She displayed her amazing talents at many craft sales. Her grandchildren were the love of her life and she will always be remembered for her unselfish, giving nature. She was so proud to have met her great-grandson.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Frank Peta officiating.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating.

Following the Mass, Eileen will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

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

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