Marjorie (Marj) Wilma Anderson, beloved wife of Al Anderson of Calgary, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, July 29, 2005, after a long battle with cancer at the age of 57 years.
Marj was born in Wingham, ON on December 19, 1947 and obtained her training in Nursing at Kitchener Waterloo Hospital. She earned her Nursing degree from the University of Windsor. She spent the majority of her career in Long Term Care. On July 11, 1981 she and Al were married, and on May 20, 1982, their daughter Jennifer was born. Marj was a wonderful wife and mother and a great friend to those whom she touched, she will be remembered as a loving and caring person who would always give a helping hand.
Besides her loving husband and daughter, Marj is survived by her three brothers, Bill (Pat), Joe (Nancy), and Brian (Bev); her four sisters, Sally (Dave), Vicki (Rick), Grace (Larry), and Treena (Steve); as well as her numerous nieces and nephews. Marj was predeceased by her brother Glenn; and her mother Jean.
Funeral Services will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church (290 Edgepark Blvd. N.W.) on Thursday, August 4, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the AgapÚ Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588, or directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944-2433. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff of the AgapÚ Hospice and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their care, compassion and understanding.
In living memory of Marjorie Anderson, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences