Joan Begbie, widow of the late Ivan Begbie, passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2005 at the age of 83 years.
Joan was born on December 24, 1921 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England and was educated there as well. She served in the RAF from 1941 to 1946. Joan met and married Ivan in Cairo, Egypt on June 9, 1945, and together they immigrated to Canada in 1953 where she worked as an Accountant. She is survived by a niece Eleanor of England; niece Margaret and nephew Roydan of Australia; and numerous cousins and friends. Joan was predeceased by her parents, Mary and Ernest Wilson; a brother Geoff; a sister Madge; and by her husband of fifty-seven years Ivan in November 2002.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, February 26, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Health Trust – Carewest: Sarcee Hospice, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2 Telephone: (403) 943 – 0615, www.calgaryhealthtrust.org.
In living memory of Joan Begbie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences