DAMANT, Carol Georgina
1941 - 2020
Carol was born November 23rd, 1941 to George and Kathleen Sutherland at Westlock, Alberta. She passed away December 28th, 2020 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital.
Survived by her husband of 60 years George Damant, 2 sons Barry (Margaret), Randy (Diana) and 1 daughter Cindy Kearns. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Brittany (Ashley) and Joel Kearns, Colton and Kade Damant. Carol is survived by 2 brothers, Rick (Terry) and Myles Nelson, and one sister Coralie Nelson, two brothers in-law, Tom and Bill Damant (Lynne) and two sisters in-law Beth Hand and Roberta Sutherland, and number nieces and nephews.
Carol was predeceased by; her parents, two brothers Larry Sutherland and Brian Nelson, one sister Joan Mason, three brothers in-law, Keith Hand, Martin Peck, Dave Mason and two sisters in-law Joyce Peck and Pat Nelson.
Carol completed her Nursing Aide Certificate in Edmonton in 1959 and worked at the General Hospital prior to her marriage to George. She met George in 1959 in Fawcett and were married June 10th, 1960. During their marriage they lived in numerous towns, including Manning, Edmonton, Pine Lake, Bentley and then Lacombe. Carol worked for several years at a local accounting firm.
Carol was very active in the Kinette Club of Lacombe and helped establish the Lacombe Palliative Care Society and served as treasurer for many years. She was a sports enthusiast, playing golf and curling. She enjoyed attending the activities of her children and grandchildren, camping and travel. She was a fan of the Oilers and Eskimos, attending games for many years.
She was the happiest tending her garden, surrounded by family and friends. Never one to be idle, she taught herself many arts and crafts and was an avid reader.
At Carol’s request there will be no funeral. Donations in her memory can be made to the Lacombe Palliative Care Society. P.O. Box 5576, Lacombe, Alberta, T4L 1X2.
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