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MAY, Chiyoko Diane



May 20, 1938 - May 10, 2023


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother and grandmother, Chiyoko May of St. Albert, at the age of 84 years.


She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Karen (Jonathan), Gerry, and Tasha; grandchildren: Julia, Bronwyn, Sophia, Mason, Benjamin, and Jaro, and her sister, Kaz Van Tuyl as well as many other family members and dear friends.


She was predeceased by her husband Joe May.


Born in Sullivan, BC, she moved to Magrath, AB at a young age. After completing high school in Coaldale, she entered St. Michael's Nursing Program and worked in the Northwest Territories as well as the Charles Camsell Hospital as a nurse for over 30 years. She also proudly served on the hospital's board and reunion committee.


A long time St. Albert resident, Chiyoko was active in her community as a volunteer and organizer with many groups including the St. Albert Cosmopolitan Club. She will be dearly missed.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 at Connelly-McKinley St. Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert.


Tributes may be made to Cosmopolitan Foundation Canada Inc. (Diabetes Research), Box 35059, 306 Sherwood Mall, Regina, SK S4X 4C6.


To send condolences please visit



Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel

(780) 458-2222

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