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Annie Livingston Cross
September 8, 1909 - April 5, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Annie Livingstone Cross (nee Smith)<br>September 8, 1909 – April 5, 2017<br><br>Annie Livingstone Cross (nee Smith) was born in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan September 8, 1909. The 2nd daughter of Robert and Jessie Smith.<br><br>In 1930 she married John Raymond McEwen. They had on son Bruce Carmichael. John passed away in 1943 at an early age. Annie then worked at the Air Force training base in Prince Albert. In 1945 she married Elmer Cross. They started married life in Portage la Prairie. Elmer passed away in 1966 and again Annie was a widow. She lived in Melfort until the early 1970’s, she then moved to Vancouver and lived there until the late 1980’s. While living there she won first prize for her knitted Afghan at the PNE, as lifetime reward! Annie was very active in the Royal Purple and she was a very good piano player. This skill remained with her until after her 100th Birthday. <br><br>Over the years Annie always worked. As a telephone operator, at a Jewelry Store, at a Drug Store and in later years she cared for children while the parents worked. <br><br>Annie was predeceased by her siblings, sister Eva McMahon, brothers Archie and Bruce, also by her son Bruce Carmichael McEwen who passed away on May 30, 2008. <br><br>There are several cousins and many nieces and nephews whom are spread across Western Canada and the United States. <br><br>Annie Livingstone Cross passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017. She was residing at the Extendicare Home on Preston Avenue in Saskatoon and had been a resident there since September 13, 2016. <br><br>Annie has requested her remains be cremated and be interred in the Methodist Cemetery which is located one mile east and three miles south of Birch Hills where her mother and father are buried. <br><br>In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Royal University Hospital Foundation in Saskatoon. <br><br>To share memories and condolences, visit “Obituaries-Contribute”. Arrangements entrusted to Kenneth J. Scheirich, Park Funeral Home, 306.244.2103.<br><br></div>