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Elli “Eleanor” Janes passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Calgary, Alta.

She was born July 15, 1924 in Alajarvi, Finland.

She moved to Canada in 1936, was married to Harold in Vernon, B.C. in 1944, lived in Saint John, and recently moved to Calgary.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold; and her parents, Hannah and Arvid Pirttinen.

She is survived by her sons, George (Lorna), Hal (Bev), Bob, and Tony; daughters, Libby and Sheila; sister, Elvi Colvin (Glenn); nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial arrangements to be announced.

In memoriam donations may be made to the local Salvation Army.