On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, Pam James passed away in her home with her loving family at her side. She was born in Castor on November 30, 1960, the fifth child of Des and Janet James, and spent her first 18 years on the farm near Bulwark, with her sisters Karen, Trudy, Joan and brother Ken. She worked in Edmonton for a few years and then when met Dennis Dureault and they were married in 1984 and moved to his hometown of Woolsly, Sask. After moving back to Edmonton their son, Deni, was born and two years later daughter, Drew, was born. They lived in Vernon, B.C. for a while, then came back to Alberta settling in Airdrie. She leaves to mourn her passing Dennis Dureault,son Deni, and daughter Drew, parents Des and Janet James, sister Karen James, brother Ken(Rita) James,sister Trudy (Kent)Drever and sister Joan James. She will also be sadly missed by 20 nieces and nephews and 20 grand nieces and nephews who adored their Auntie Pam; as well as brothers and sister-in-law and many friends. A memorial service was held on November 19, 2012 in the Balzac community hall. The Airdrie Community Choir, of which Pam was a member, presented three of Pam’s pieces of music, “Come in Peace, Hold Me-Rock Me and When You are Gone”. A tribute was given by her friend Cathy (Broderson) McDougall. Following the service lunch was served by a local organization.
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