February 14, 1927 – June 10, 2012
Dora passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the age of 85 years.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of sixty-three years, Grant; daughters Myrna (Terry) Gowing and Sandra (Mark) Taylor; grandchildren, Scott (Errin) Gowing, Kevin Gowing, Andrea (René) Kletchko, Stephen Morgan and Christopher Morgan; and great-grandchildren, Noah, Hanna, Marissa and Madison. Dora is also survived by her brother Gordon (Rose) Hawley, sister Ilda Robblee and numerous extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her sons Ronald and Brian, parents Walter and Pearl, brothers Maurice and Allan, and sister Beryl.
God saw the road was getting rough
And the hills were hard to climb
So He closed your weary eyelids
and whispered “Peace be thine”
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, June 15, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818.
In living memory of Dora Bates, 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