In Loving Memory Of
Antoinette Mary deMetz
Antoinette “Annette” Mary deMetz, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Mackenzie Place at the age of 96 years.
Annette was born in Luscar, AB, on August 8, 1924, to Thomas and Anne Mary Hallett. She was raised close to Longview (Little Chicago) with her three younger siblings. On May 16, 1953, she married her beloved husband Howard Mayhew deMetz. Together they raised four children and lived in numerous places including Calgary, Texas, Whitehorse, and Toronto. She was a resident of Grande Prairie for the last 54 years. Howard and Annette were married for 60 years.
She enjoyed watching sports on the television, especially hockey and curling. She was an avid seamstress and made a lot of her children’s clothing and her granddaughter’s dance costumes. She was a caring person who opened her home to many people, including family members and foster children. She enjoyed doing puzzles and winning at cribbage.
Annette will be sadly missed by her children: David (Sharon) deMetz, Gordon deMetz, and Catherine deMetz (David Schmitke); grandchildren: Derrick, Reilly, and Jolene deMetz, Amanda Spofford (Brandon), Tymm, Adrienne and Simon Schmitke, Kaity, Sean, and Ian deMetz; great-grandchildren: Owen deMetz-Johnson, Maverick Andrew, Lena and Aubree Spofford; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Annette was predeceased by her husband Howard deMetz; daughter Dierdre deMetz; parents Thomas and Ann Mary Hallett; as well as her siblings: Thomas Hallett, Don Hallett, and Wren Beckley.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society AB/NWT Division (200, 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 2P5).
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Antoinette Mary deMetz August 8 1924 May 18 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Grande-Prairie, Province: Alberta