Oct 20, 1978 - Feb 27, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
Chapel of the Rocky Funeral Home
Wesley Cemetery, Bighorn-Stoney First Nation
Abraham, Cindy “DiDi” Clarine
October 20, 1978 – February 27, 2021
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Cindy “DiDi” Clarine Abraham, our beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunty, niece, cousin, and friend to many. Cindy was known to be bright, humble, friendly out going person. She was always full of excitement with laughter and lived life to the fullest.
Cindy was born to parents Karen and Charlie Abraham, at Red Deer General Hospital, and was raised on the Big Horn Reservation. She received her education at Nordegg, Rocky Mountain House Christian School and Big Horn Ta Otha School. Growing up Didi, had her passion of horses and participated in the rodeo circuit and was well known for being a young cowgirl that held the title of a champion junior barrel racer. Cindy also traveled distances and took part in Pow-wow's as a Fancy Shawl dancer. She travelled across Alberta, Kamloops B.C with Chicago & Connecticut, USA being the furthest.
Didi was a person that enjoyed being around people always very happy and outgoing. She worked retail at the Bighorn Store (1997-1998), Youth worker for Bighorn Brighter Futures program (2006-2008), and achieved her Security Training (2008) in Sunchild, afterwards worked at various camps for the Oilfield industry in the northern part of Alberta. Cindy enjoyed meeting and making new friends wherever she went. Her laughter was filled with joy a wonderful innocent sound that can make any person smile.
Cindy and her common-law husband Keith Goodrunning loved and raised their 2 children Keishia and Jaydan, where she had a very close bond with daughter Keishia.
Cindy is survived by her children: Keishia (Laine), Jaydan, Jadavee, Stacy & Macey; her father Charlie Abraham; siblings: Seona (Rick), Samantha (Philip), Bryanna, Avery (April), stepbrother Gary (Jessi) Dixon; father of her two older children Keith Goodrunning whom she always held close to her heart and cherished their friendship; aunts: Roxanne Rollinmud & Amelia Rollingmud; and her uncle Xavier Vincent; special nieces to her were Mariah and Jonah Abraham; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and all she had made friends with. Cindy also leaves her extended relatives from the Bighorn and Morley: Rollinmud, Poucette, Abraham, Crawler, Wildman, Labelle, Dixon, Wesley families, along with her in-laws the Goodrunning family from Sunchild.
Cindy was predeceased by her mother Karen (2020); sisters: Felicia (1997) and Stanleen (1999); maternal grandparents Clara and Stanley Rollinmud; aunts: Elizabeth, Cleone, Geraldine, Ralphalia, Georga-Vee and Renee; paternal grandparents Bella and Norman Abraham; her uncles Morgan and Rock Abraham and numerous cousins on both sides.
A funeral service will be held at the Chapel of the Rocky Funeral Home on Friday, March 5, 2021. Covid protocols will be in effect.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626
I have just heard today. I am so sorry! My daughter was Jadavee’s best friend for grade 1 & 2. My thoughts are with the family.
My deepest condolences to Cindy's family. I knew Cindy and her children from Red Deer where her youngest, Jadavee, Macy and Stacey attended school. I am so sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. I can only hope that your wonderful memories of her will bring you all some comfort in the times to come. Blessings to all.
Ken and Barb Schooler:
Avery we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Our deepest heartfelt condolences to your family and friends.. cyndi will be greatly missed, and no words can express how we all feel ,and when we were told the news of her passing has hit us hard she leaves behind the fond memories of our friendship and those memories will always keep us close to her .....and losing her is a hurt that we know all to well to lose a friend I called my sister.. I am gonna miss u cyndi ... For her dad Charlie and her children along with her family .... Sending our condolences with love,peace and strength and courage to help u heal in this time of loss...and the pain your going threw I know how much she was loved by all of you ...she will be missed ..
Rhonda Hamilton McPhail:
Charlie and family - my sincerest condolences of the loss of your beautiful daughter. I did not realize you also lost Karen in 2020. This has been a very hard time for your loved ones. I always remember the Pow Wow and how beautiful the dancing was. That memory stays with me always. I will always remember how beautiful Karen was and how good a person as well. I’m sure your daughter was very much the same. Take care always!
I am so sorry.
Heart felt condolences to the whole family. Prayers are sent up as you lay your loved one to rest. May Creator give you strength and courage to carry on.
Dean and Wonda Pengelly:
Our deepest sympathy to family and friends.
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