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Judy (Judith) Lynn Rappel

September 14, 1946 ~ May 9, 2019 (age 72)


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Judy Rappel on May 9, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 72 years. Judy was born in Camrose, Alberta on September 14, 1946 and grew up in rural Alberta. She attended the University of Alberta, becoming a teacher in 1969. She taught mainly high school mathematics and retired from teaching in 2002. Judy had a passion for music. She was an integral part of her church choir in Ponoka and later on, in Calgary. She enjoyed gospel music and loved travelling to concerts and festivals all over Canada and the United States to see her favorite singers perform. Judy will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, Rob (Susan Bierling) and Chris (Dawn); grandchildren Will and Skye; and her best friend, Nellie Finnell. She was predeceased by her parents Bill (William) and Eileen MacLeod, and her sister Marla Sears. A Memorial Service will be held at Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Drive SW) on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00am with the Rev. Bob Mutlow officiating. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Judy’s family through  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES.  (403) 265-1199

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 Service Program


Memorial Service
May 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Woodcliff United Church
5010 Spruce Drive SW
Calgary, AB T3C 3B2

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