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ALICE (BABA) ANN BOONE (KEWERIGA)
Date of Passing: Feb 12, 2021Offer Condolences or Memory Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
ALICE (BABA) ANN BOONE
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband Roger; daughters Tannis Williams (Marc Comte), Janice Kavvadas (Spiros) and Jodene Reimer (Scott); grandchildren Niko, Alexsi, Cayden and Ashlyn; sisters Emily Kreke (Roger) and Fran Carriere; and grand fur-baby Jaxen.
Alice was predeceased in life by her parents Michael and Helen Keweriga; and brother Bill Keweriga.
Alice, who often wore her heart on her sleeve, was the glue that held many together. She had a deep love for her family, but her grandchildren were especially important to her. She will be missed by all who knew her.
The family expresses their sincere thanks and gratitude to the amazing staff at the St. Boniface Hospital palliative care ward and Riverview Health Centre's 3 East wing for their kind and compassionate care, as well as the palliative care nurses who cared for Alice while she was at home. They also extend a thank you to her close friends that were there by her side through all of it.
In accordance with Alice's wishes, cremation has taken place. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, a celebration of her life will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to CancerCare Manitoba in Alice's memory.
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 20, 2021
Condolences & Memories (12 entries)
Roger, My condolences to you and your family in Alice's passing. Take care, Barry Poetker - Posted by: Barry Poetker (Friend) on: Feb 22, 2021
Alice was my friend and neighbour across the street. I will miss seeing her out on the front steps chatting on the phone, waving hello to her every day, having coffee together (she always had the best neighbourhood gossip), she encouraged my gardening skills and took the time to come over and tell me how good my front flowers look, she made the best perogies, she had the brightest smile and most caring spirit. I never met her daughters or grandkids but she talked often about them. She was so proud of her family. I can only imagine how they’re feeling loosing her and my most sincere apologies for their loss goes out to them. Rest In Peace Alice, you are so missed. - Posted by: Arlene Kellas (Friend ) on: Feb 22, 2021
I worked with Alice for a number of years she was a sensitive and kind person and all I have is good memories of our time together. - Posted by: Margaret Peebles (old Friend) on: Feb 21, 2021
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife and family. Marge Schade [DeMeyer] - Posted by: Ken & Marge Schade (friend) on: Feb 21, 2021
I knew Alice from the Bank of Nova Scotia at Waterloo. Alice was the quintessential definition of customer service. She knew and did every single job at the branch and I believe actually trained every new manager who walked in. My business was located across Waterloo from the bank and we had many business accounts in both US and Canadian, as well as a couple of personal accounts. If ever there was a problem, we would just take it to Alice and sure enough within minutes she had found the mistake and corrected it. She was never too busy to help you and you did not need an appointment! Fortunately for me I retired before she did. A lovely lady both inside and out. My deepest condolences to her family - Posted by: Pauline Fia (bank customer and I hope a friend) on: Feb 21, 2021
My sincere condolences and sympathy. I was not aware of Alice’s illness probably due to Covid and no more curling. I feel very bad for your family. - Posted by: Bob Paul (Friend) on: Feb 20, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Roger. - Posted by: Ron Giroux (Friend) on: Feb 20, 2021
Roger, we are so sad to hear of Alice’s passing. Our thoughts are with you and your girls during this very difficult time. Take care of yourself Roger - Posted by: Wendy and Tom Mulvenna (Former co worker ) on: Feb 20, 2021
Dear Dear Roger and family, We send out heartfelt condolences to you and your beautiful family. Loved Alice! I had some great laughs and talks at Charlie’s bbq, and wish I had a chance to get to know her more. May her wonderful happy memories keep you strong through this very tough time. ❤️ - Posted by: Debbie (Boone) and Ron Baxter (Cousin) on: Feb 20, 2021
Roger & Family We were very sorry to hear about Alice passing away. Our thoughts are with you all. Lynda & Joe Boone & Family - Posted by: Joe Boone Jr. (Cousin of Roger) on: Feb 20, 2021
Roger and family, We were saddened at the news of Alice's passing. It did bring to mind many memories from Winnipeg and continuing after our move west, Joan and I returning to Winnipeg on occasions picked up with Roger and Alice where we had left off on previous visits Alice was a generous hostess with a quick smile and hearty laugh. We will miss her. - Posted by: Jack and Joan Fileccia (Friends) on: Feb 20, 2021
Sorry to hear of your loss of Alice our thoughts are with you Roger and family - Posted by: Wayne & Geri Slobodian (friend) on: Feb 20, 2021
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