Gladys Jessop

Obituary of Gladys Irene Jessop

March 25, 1936 - Calmar, Alberta
January 3, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta

In loving memory of Gladys Irene Jessop

Gladys passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at the age of 86 years after a brave battle with Alzheimer’s and cancer. 

Gladys was born on March 25, 1936 in Calmar, Alberta to William (Bill) and Emma Kneller.

Gladys is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Chalmers and Cynthie (Cindy) Hunter; grandchildren, Jay Berger and Chris Hunter; and great-grandchildren, McKayla, Maddison, and McKenna. She is predeceased by her parents Bill and Emma Kneller, her husband James (Jim) Jessop, son Randall Hunter, and sister Edna Kary.

Gladys enjoyed and was proficient on the sewing machine, making many school clothes for her children, enjoyed creating stained glass artwork and was a great cook.

At the age of 55 Gladys received her certificate for hair dressing from Henderson Collage and enjoyed time as a professional hairdresser. 

With this announcement the family thanks the staff at AgeCare SkyPointe for the excellent care given to Gladys in her last years.

Flowers are gratefully declined, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB  T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110,, the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email, or a charity of your choice is welcomed.

A Memorial Service to be held in Ponoka, Alberta will be announced at a later date. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.

In living memory of Gladys Jessop, 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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