Merchant, Lila Irene (nee Brigley)

Merchant, Lila Irene 1950 – 2020 
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Merchant, Lila Irene
1950 – 2020

Lila Irene Merchant (nee Brigley) (Hampton) of Red Deer, Alta. passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alta. on Fri. March 13, 2020 at the age of 69 years. 

Lila will be lovingly remembered by her son, Jodi (Bobbi-Gayle) Hampton of Falun, Alta.; her daughters, Shelly (Jason) Priest of Calgary; and Tracy Abel of Leduc, Alta., and her grandchildren, Courtney (Chase), Chantelle (Devin), Jarret (Candace), Kyle, AJ, Kaitlyn, and Logan, and her great-grandchildren, Rigley, Brewen, Granger, and Slate.

Also her stepdaughters, Kathy (Brian) Flash and family of Sylvan Lake, Alta., Barb Merchant of Red Deer and Sharon (Pat) McMurray and family of Blackfalds, Alta. 

She will also be sadly missed by her brothers, Gordon (Sylvia) Brigley and Darryl Brigley, both of Red Deer; her sisters, Julia Couturier of Coronation, Alta. and Linda (Scot) McLean of Reno, Nevada; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and extended family. 

Lila was predeceased by her husband, William Merchant, a brother Fred Brigley and her parents, Charles and Irene Brigley. 

A memorial service will be held at the Living Stones Church, 2020 – 40 Ave., Red Deer, Alta. on Fri. Sept. 10, 2021 at 1 p.m. 

If desired, memorial donations may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at or to the Breast Cancer Society at 

Condolences may be sent or viewed at 

Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.

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