Mona Libin

Obituary of Mona Rae Libin

Mona Rae Libin passed away Monday June 12, 2006. She is survived by Alvin, her husband of 53 years, her son Bobby (LeeAnn), her grandchildren Eda, Nora and Louis and her special friend Chris Munda. Born in Calgary on August 9, 1930 to Louis and Eda Diamond, Mona proudly called Calgary home and from there she actively pursued her many interests. She loved animals, fishing, golf and time with her grandchildren. She was passionate about improving health care and about the Calgary Flames. Mona was instrumental in creating the Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation (of which she was President) and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. She worked tirelessly for the Foothills Hospital, the University of Calgary and was a dedicated volunteer and leader for many causes. Mona was a friend to all, and will be sorely missed. Funeral services will be at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue (1325 Glenmore Trail, access from Glenmore Trail eastbound onto service road only) Wednesday, June 14 at 2:00 with burial at the Erlton Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made in Mona’s memory to the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, c/o The Calgary Health Trust. Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, 1702 – 17th Avenue S.W., TELEPHONE: 244-4717.
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