Gladys Arnfinson

Obituary of Gladys Arnfinson

April 2, 1922 – August 22, 2022


Gladys Arnfinson (nee Tabler) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022, at the age of 100 years.


Gladys was born in Forestburg, AB, and later moved to Tofield, AB, where she had her own hairdressing salon. She then moved to Edmonton, AB, and later moved to Victoria, BC, where she resided for over 45 years. In 2018, Gladys moved to Calgary, AB, to be closer to her daughter.


Gladys’s interests were golfing, knitting, crocheting, and travelling. She has gone on many cruises throughout the Caribbean and Mediterranean, as well as visited other countries.


Gladys is survived by her daughter, Darlene Nicols and son-in-law, Garry Rushinsky, of Calgary, AB; two granddaughters, Candace Molofy of Calgary, AB, and Heather Thomson of Kelowna, BC; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Harmes of Calgary, AB; and one great-great-grandson, Jahsiah Brown, also of Calgary, AB. Gladys is also survived by her sister, Ruth Hill of Victoria, BC; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Gladys was predeceased by her husband, Sigfus Arnfinson of Victoria, BC; her daughter, Jacqueline Thomson of Kelowna, BC; two sisters, Hilda Moller of Killam, AB, and Lilian Stenson of Edmonton, AB; and her two brothers, Lawrence Tabler of Forestburg, AB, and Alfred Tabler of Edmonton, AB.


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In living memory of Gladys, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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