Elizabeth Ann Birch, RN

Obituary of Elizabeth Ann Birch, RN


July 14, 1935 – St. Catharines, Ontario

January 10, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Elizabeth Anne Birch of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at the age of 86 years.


Born in St. Catherine’s, ON, Anne was predeceased by her parents, Ulah (nee Coverdale) and Raymond Roland. Anne graduated nursing school in Toronto and worked as a nurse in Winnipeg and the interior of B.C. She arrived in Calgary in 1967, working as a Unit Clerk at the Holy Cross Hospital, then as a nurse in Dr. Greg Cully’s private practice. Anne had many and varied passions. She had a life-long interest in animals and supported the Calgary Zoo. Anne was also interested in world and local history and volunteered with the Chinook Country Historic Society, Historic Calgary Week (1996) and the Lougheed House Conservation Society. Anne also had an extensive collection of teddy bears, which she loved dearly. Anne also enjoyed watching her partner and friend Mike’s nieces and nephews grow into fine adults. Anne will be greatly missed by family and many friends.


There is no formal Service planned, so please remember Anne in your own way. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of Anne Birch, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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