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Obituaries

 

MOFFAT, Rhonda Lea
 
Rhonda Lea Moffat (nee Dempster) passed away on January 2, 2021 at the age of 68 years.
 
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Wastle, her children, Jody (Grainne) Dempster and Shannon Cavener (TK Sprowl), her step-children Spencer Wastle (Samantha van Hooydonk), and Anna Wastle; and her brother, Jack Dempster.
 
She is predeceased by her parents, Edmond Thomas Dempster and Dorothy Patricia Dempster; and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Dempster.
 
https://www.trinityfuneralhome.ca/rhonda-lea-moffat-nee-dempster/
 
 
 
 
 
 

GRIFFITH, Louise
 
Louise Miller Griffith (nee Lane) passed away January 2, 2021 just 6 weeks shy of her 101st birthday.
 
She leaves to mourn 4 children: Gloria Strachan, Karen McKinnon (Bruce) Lois Harpold (Doug) and Robert Griffith (Mirka)
8 grandchildren: David, Duncan, Robbie, Jennifer, Kelly, Stacy (Curtis), Lane (Stephanie) and Lisa (Tim)
6 great grandchildren: Autumn, Evan, Joshua, Rowan, Aimee and Brody.
 
Louise was born February 12, 1920 in Elderbank, Nova Scotia to Otto Miller Lane and Susan Mersen Lane, and moved when she was four to Armstrong, BC where she grew up on the family farm. She moved to Edmonton to find work during WWII and also found a young man in a navy uniform, Clayton Allaton Griffith (June 19, 2004) and the rest is history.
 
We would like to thank Eaux Claire for the kind and loving care she received the passed few months. The family hopes that by summer we will be able to safely gather and lay Mom’s ashes next to Dad. Donations may be made in her memory to The Bissell Centre, 10527 – 96 street, Edmonton, AB, T5H 2H6
 
https://edmontonjournal.remembering.ca/obituary/louise-griffith-1081354787
 
 
 

DEMCHUK, Helen Anne
 
On Friday, January 1, 2021, Helen Demchuk of Edmonton, AB passed away peacefully at the age of 88 years.
 
Helen will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children; Brian, Dave, Christine (David), Darren (Sonia) and their families 8 grandchildren; Jason, Sunnilee, Kaitlyn, Matthew, Jaclyn, Kelsey, Austin, and Dallas; 5 great-grandchildren, Leia, Rayden, Ronin, Weston, and Myles; numerous other relatives, friends and her fluffy four-legged buddy, Nicky. As well, her special friend of many years, Richard Pubantz.
 
Helen was predeceased by her husband, Harry; and her only sibling, sister Irene.
 
A celebration of life will be planned for a future date when all the family can be together. If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be kindly appreciated to the Diabetes or Breast Cancer Foundations.
 
We would also like to acknowledge and thank the nurses and administration of Chartwell Griesbach for their outstanding care and support.
 
https://edmontonjournal.remembering.ca/obituary/helen-anne-demchuk-1081376351
 
 
 

JACOBS, June
 
On December 19, 2020 our Mom, Gramma and Great-Gramma, June Jacobs, passed away at the age of 99 years.
 
Mourning her loss with heavy hearts are her daughter Elaine (Jerry) Murray, grandchildren Erin (Derek) Sobon, Sydney Rattray (Mark), Brandon (Heather) Jacobs and Taylor (Ali) Jacobs. She also leaves five great-grandchildren Jack, Henry, Lily, Poppy and Madelyn and daughter-in-law Rita.
 
June was predeceased by her husband Maury and son Dick.
 
The family would like to thank the staff at Capital Care Strathcona, Heritage House, for their care and compassion during Mom’s time there.
 
https://edmontonjournal.remembering.ca/obituary/june-jacobs-1081371285

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REGIONAL COUNCIL PRAYER CYCLE FOR THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA:
 
As a church, we are called to pray for each other, and for our mission in the world.
 
This week, January 24th, we join Northern Spirit Region in prayer, asking that the persons of faith focused upon
 
ATHABASCA PASTORAL CHARGE
 
may sense God’s loving blessing, and respond in their ongoing ministry.
 
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Highlands United Church

11305 64 St NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada

email: highlandsunited@shaw.ca

 

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the difficult decision to suspend our church services as of March 15, 2020.

Please check back in regularly, as we will post updates.  Thank you.

We are pleased that you have given us this opportunity to share with you a glimpse of our Church Family. We are situated in the historical and charming community of “The Highlands” and we have been blessed with a Sanctuary and facility that is in keeping with the neighbourhood and just lends itself to worship. Thus we have the good fortune of having many inquiries about our services.

Our worship services are spiritual and Christ centered with a good mixture of the traditional and the contemporary. Our ministry of music soothes the soul, with a full complement of exceptional instrumentation from the pipe organ and grand piano to a full range of choirs including the handbells and hand chimes. There is a full Sunday School program and a supervised nursery.

Personally I have had the good fortune of ministering to this congregation now for a number of years. I have found them to be a most accepting and welcoming congregation that has always been on the leading edge of new interesting programs. I pray that you might experience the same.

Come and join us as we worship the Risen Christ!

In His Service

By God’s Grace

Reverend John Burrill

CONTACT INFO:

Phone:  (780) 479-1565

Current Office Hours: M-F 10am – 12pm

Office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from December 25 – January 6.

For questions about this website or corrections, please contact highlandsunited@shaw.ca