September 20, 1945 – March 20, 2011
Chantal Francine Marcelle Baird beloved wife and best friend of Brian Baird of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the age of 65 years after a courageous battle with cancer.
Chantal was born in Chatillon-Sur-Seine in France and immigrated to Toronto, ON at the age of ten and moved west to Calgary, AB in 1965.
Chantal was a lady of many talents including being a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and also being a good artist, a smart business woman, and a great cook. Chantal loved to travel and she and Brian went on many wonderful cruises as well as many other trips.
Besides her loving husband Brian, Chantal is survived by her daughters Yvette Dehn of Vancouver, BC and Tania Clapperton of Calgary, AB; step-daughter Laura Baird of Airdrie, AB; step-son James Baird of Calgary, AB; step-father Jack Woolridge of Campbell River, BC; as well as by two grandchildren Malcolm and Kathleen Clapperton of Calgary, AB. Chantal will be sadly missed by all who came in contact with her. She was predeceased by her mother Marie Jeanette Woolridge of Campbell River, BC on March 13, 2011.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, Box 274 Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org. We would like to thank all branches of Alberta Health, the Rockyview and Foothills Hospitals, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, the home care palliative care nurses and the wonderful staff and volunteers at the Foothills Country Hospice for their compassionate care.
In living memory of Chantal Baird, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences