Nancy Ross
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Obituary of Nancy Lynn Ross

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August 15, 1947 – Winnipeg, Manitoba

August 23, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta



On Wednesday, August 23, 2023, Nancy Lynn Ross, aged 76 years, passed away at Extendicare Hillcrest, after a long battle with cancer.


She was predeceased by her parents Stephen and Betty Ross (Camlachie, ON) and leaves behind to cherish her memory, her sisters Ruth Ross (Calgary), Patricia Ross (Maple Ridge, BC), Karen Pyne (Calgary), and Connie Harrison (Australia).  She also leaves to mourn several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, friends, and extended family.


Born in Winnipeg, MB, she moved to Sarnia ON with her parents shortly after. She attended St. Patrick’s High School and relocated to Winnipeg after graduation for ten years and then to Calgary, AB.  Nancy spent her professional years as an administrative assistant with a variety of firms, the last one being Sandwell Inc.


Nancy was a happy soul, calm and quiet, warm and loving, thoughtful and generous, with a wonderful sense of humour. She was devoted to all her family and loyal to her friends.  She enjoyed many years of laughter, love, and activities such as travelling, cooking, reading, and having fun at the casino. 


Nancy persevered throughout her illness and continued to inspire and impress everyone she met.  She is now resting in peace, knowing that people on Earth feel blessed to have been part of her life.   Nancy truly was an amazing angel.


Special thanks to all the staff at Extendicare Hillcrest, Dr. Sheila Scott, Dr. Zepeda, and Melissa for the kindness and care given to Nancy over the years.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice. 


Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Calgary Crematorium Chapel, (3219 – 4th Street NW, within the valley of Queen’s Park Cemetery) on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Nancy’s family here.

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