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Orpha May Cresine

April 13, 1944 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 76)


Orpha May Cresine of Calgary, Alberta passed away peacefully on September 22, 2020 at the age of 76 years.

Orpha was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia to Russell and Isabel Pye.  She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Vincent (Jean); her sister Janice (Louie); her daughters Karen Cresine and Katherine Cresine-Leavens; her grandson Spencer Gale; as well as her nieces and nephews.

Orpha worked for many years as a steel buyer for Westman Steel Ind. and retired in 2009. She loved gardening, her dog Buddy, traveling, and taking care of loved ones. Orpha had a wonderful sense of humor and was incredibly kind.

A celebration of life will be held at 10220 Maple Brook Place SE on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 2:00pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please kindly RSVP your attendance to Karen at 403 852-9536.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary (

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Private Services


Alzheimer Society of Calgary
800-7015 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary AB T2H 2K6
Tel: 1-403-290-0110

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