Marcella Alma (Bunny) Right Hand

October 16, 1983 ~ June 21, 2021 (age 37)



Marcella Alma (Bunny) Right Hand

October 16, 1983 – June 21, 2021

It is with great sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our daughter known to everyone as Bunny, at the age of  37 years old.   She leaves behind 8 children, Daniel, Katari, Layla, Nickal, Selena, Max, Mitchel and Victoria. Three nieces, Shaylynn, Mylee, Tsu’Aki. Sister Jaylene (Sheldon) Bear Shirt and traditional sister, Lisa Daniels, along with Parents, Marcell & Delores Right Hand

Bunny was a very loving and compassionate person who was very involved in practicing her traditional ways through dancing, sewing, beading, painting and crafting; everything her late Grama Marie would tell her to do. As a result, she became an entrepreneur. She was taught how to sew tipis by her Grama Marie and Mother Delores.  Bunny graduated from Old Sun Community College in 2005, she then went on to complete her Hospitality & Tourism certificate with Bow Valley College in 2006. Bunny loved to be around horses, she was a horse-woman who participated in wild horse racing and always had a special love for her horse, Bart of 23 years.  Bunny was an active participant & volunteer of the Calgary Stampede Elbow River Camp. She is best known as a Tipi Raising Champion for the team, known as “Marie’s Funkies”.We will miss her beautiful spirit, her smile and her amazing humor that touched everyone who had to honor of knowing her

Bunny comes from a very loving and large family: Maternal side, Dwayne & Dionza Breaker, Russell & Delcy Running Bird, Louann Solway (Almena), Horton & Cecile Running Rabbit, Rose Running Rabbit, Holly Running Rabbit, Alanna Running Rabbit, Nicki & Dwayne Tartsah, Leo & Maureena Pretty Young Man Jr., Deanna & Bruce Starlight,  Rufus & Yvonne Pretty Young Man Sr., Debbie & Dwight Smith, Louise & Jason Doore, Leanne & John Sleigh. Grandparents:Allan & Josie Running Rabbit, Arthur Bearchief, Traditional Grandmothers: Rachel First Rider, Christina Little Chief, Bernice Wolf Child, Georgina Solway. Traditional Parents: Andrew & Carolyn Bear Robe, Fred Saunders, Errol & Marcella Olds, Aunties & Uncles, Lena RunningRabbit, Morris & Myrna Running Rabbit, Garry & Karen Running Rabbit, Colleen & Lionel TwoHorns, Joanne & Stuart Scout, Wes & Birdie Running Rabbit, Rita Running Rabbit (Clarence), Paternal family; Micheal Right Hand, Dean Simeon, Beverly &Wayne Leather, Gary & Delphine Right Hand, Richard & Florence Right Hand, Jacob Many Heads, Gina & Lance Flamand, Novena Flynn (Shaun). Traditional Family: Denise & Craig Weasel Head, Yolanda Waterchief, Clifton Waterchief, Lori & Sean Cutter, Natasha & Dion Whiteman, Raymonda Waterchief, Ernest & Verna Waterchief,  Lorelee Waterchief, Carla Waterchief, Gina Waterchief, Wesley Waterchief, Leandra & Alvin Calf, Beryl Waterchief, Shane & Melanie Waterchief, Tracey Waterchief, Ira & Lydia McHugh, Bertina Waterchief (Tom).

Bunny is predeceased by Grandmother Victoria Marie Bearchief, Uncles: Martin, Nick, Bradley, Tony, Kelly Breaker and Kevin Running Bird, Arnold RunningRabbit, Auntie: Sheila RunningRabbit. Traditional Chief Leo &  Alma Pretty Young Man Sr., Joe and Annie Running Rabbit, Melvin Solway. Grandfather’s: Micheal Peacemaker, Raymond Waterchief  & Francis Waterchief.  Grandmother’s: Georgina Ann Manybears, Marie Waterchief,  Reverend Margaret Waterchief.  Uncles: Arthur Right Hand, Timothy Spotted One, Gregory Young, Jerry Daniels, Jeffrey Little Light, Aunties: Marilyn Right Hand, Jean Manyheads, Deborah Spottted One, Gail Right Hand, Joyce Daniels, Margarita Flynn, Mildred Simeon, and Stephanie Waterchief.

Extended families: Crowchief, Sitting Eagle, Calf Robe, Weasel Head, Spring Chief, Bear Robe, Running Rabbit, Duck Chief, McMaster, Doore, Leather, Waterchiefs, Peacemakers, Manybears, and Poor Eagles.

The family would like to apologize if we have missed anyone and would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming support and prayers.


Marcella Alma (Bunny) Right Hand


October 16, 1983 – June 21, 2021

Wake Services held at Marcel & Delores Right Hand Residence:

2:00 pm – Family

6:00 pm – Public

Church Services:  Holy Trinity Catholic Church 11:00 am

Conducted by Father Long Vu, Deacon Richard Nibogie, 

Rev. Larry Waterchief

Graveside at Holy Trinity Cemetery (Little Washington)



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July 1, 2021

6:00 PM
At Home
Siksika, AB T0J 3W0

Funeral Service
July 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Cluny)

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