BRILZ, LydiaPosted: May 31st, 2017
February 25, 1938 – Triangle, Alberta
May 26, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Lydia, beloved wife of Edwin Joseph Brilz of Calgary, AB, passed away on May 26, 2017 at the age of 79 years.
Lydia’s early years were spent in High Prairie until she moved to Calgary to begin her 40-year career as a legal assistant. It was there that she became the beloved wife of Edwin Brilz for over 52 years. Lydia was known for her dedication and precision in all aspects of her life. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.
Lydia is survived by her sister Lillian (James) Hladky, her nephew David (Adrienne) Hladky and their son Elyas, her niece Karen (Allan) Gallant and their children Allison and Ryan, her Aunt, Ann Duban, and many cousins in both Canada and Ukraine. She is also survived by many of her husband Edwin’s family members.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Reception to follow at Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Red Cross Society, Southern Alberta Region, 2nd Floor, 1305 – 11st Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T3C 3P6, Telephone: (403) 541-6100.
In living memory of Lydia Brilz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.