Bjarnason/Slattery, Darla Marie November 5, 1974 – July 30, 2014
Immortal beloved wife Darla passed away peacefully (at the age of 39 years) surrounded by family and friends on July 30, 2014 at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. She fought a brave battle with brain cancer until God called her home to end her suffering. Darla is survived by her beloved husband Kres Slattery; children, Kristian, Erik and Emily Allan, Stefan and Brayden Slattery; grandchildren, Ellie, Elfie and Isaiah Slattery; sister Kelly (Adam) Lee; brother Brad Bjarnason; loving parents Linda & Lorne Bjarnason; mother-in-law Angie Slattery; grandmother-in-law Adeline Errelat; and dear friends who helped with her care Lesley & Heather. Darla was born and raised in Calgary. She lived a life full of love and service, which was seen in her volunteer work. She helped find Loops for Troops in Calgary and also worked a great deal with the Cinderella Project. She loved fishing, gardening, gaming, crafting and her Pugs, but her family was her greatest passion. She was a friend to all who knew her. A Visitation will be held for Darla on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Pierson’s Forest Lawn Chapel (4121 – 17 Avenue SE, Calgary). A Funeral Service will then be held at Centre Street Church (3900 – 2 Street NE, Calgary) on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:00 am., with interment to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Darla’s name Loops for Troops (c/o RAUSI Foundation 801 11 Street SW Calgary T2P 2C4) . Please send flowers to Pierson’s Funeral Service.
Pierson’s Forest Lawn Chapel
4121 – 17 Avenue SE
CA T2A 0T1