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Carolyn Louise (Gille) Cheryba

August 12, 1942 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 79)

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Carolyn, you were an awesome wife, mother, grandma, and friend. You will always be remembered for the kindness you shared with everyone.

You were born in St. Clair, Michigan where you grew up, were a Girl Scout, and went to school. After graduating from Eastern Michigan College of Commerce, you went to work as a geological secretary for PEPL. It was there you met a summer student from Pittsburgh named Ken.

You and Ken married April 23, 1963. You moved with him to Monahans, Texas. You and Ken also lived in Kansas and Oklahoma before moving to Calgary in 1968.

You and Ken raised four children: Teri Hutchinson (Grant), Todd Cheryba (Katrina), Amy Cornett (Marty), and Matt Cheryba (Lisa). You found so much joy in your 6 grandchildren: Molly Hutchinson, Anna Hutchinson, Evan Cheryba, Katie Cheryba, Brooke Cornett, and Xavier Cheryba.

Your family always came first with you, yet you still found time to volunteer at church as a Lector, an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, and as a member of the CWL for over 50 years. You were also a Girl Guide leader for 10 years and a school volunteer. Anytime someone needed help you were ready to lend a hand.

You loved to cook, bake, craft, and take care of Ken and your family. The islands of Maui and Hawaii were some of your favourite places to visit and your road trips with Ken were always so much fun. You are also survived by your sister, Marilyn, tons of cousins, and so many dear friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Name Catholic Church on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 10:00am. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Holy Name Church Building Fund.

Carolyn, Mom, Grandma Lovebug, we know you are at peace and we miss you. Save a place for us in heaven. 

“Love you more...”



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 Service Program


Prayer Service
September 2, 2021

7:00 PM
Holy Name Catholic Church
2223 - 34 Street SW
Calgary, AB T3E 2W2

Funeral Mass
September 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Name Catholic Church
2223 - 34 Street SW
Calgary, AB T3E 2W2

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