In memoriam

In memoriam

LERCH – (nee Hibbard). Melanie Lisa, beloved wife of Alex Matthew Lerch of Calgary, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, November 15, 1997 after a courageous battle with Hodgkin’s disease.

She is much loved and cherished and will be sadly missed by her mother and father, Marilyn and Allan Hibbard; and brothers, Bruce and Chris Hibbard; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Judy and Fritz Lerch; and sister-in-law Sherry Lerch.

Melanie’s caring disposition and cheerful smile will long be remembered by those who knew her. The families would like to thank their extended family and many friends for their wonderful support and prayers during this difficult time.

A huge thank you also goes out to the superb doctors, nurses and support staff on NU 57 at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre who have shown such care. God knows what’s best in every situation and we are grateful that Melanie’s pain and suffering are over and that she has gone to her new eternal home with Jesus.

A Funeral Service will be held at First Alliance Church, 1201 Glenmore Trail S.W., in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday, November 19, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2 or to Samaritan’s Purse, Box 20100, Calgary Place, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J2.

Funeral Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary. Phone: 403-216-1386 (11/17/97).

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~ by Chris Hibbard on January 23, 2009.

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