August 10, 1922 – Kneze, Yugoslavia
August 28, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Jessie Beingessner, beloved wife of Maxwell Beingessner passed away in Calgary on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the age of 92 years.
Jessie was born August 10, 1922 in Kneze, Yugoslavia. The family moved to Vancouver, BC, where Jessie lost her mother at a very young age. Jessie later moved to Calgary where she met Max. They were married September 19, 1964. Jessie had learned the furrier trade while still in Vancouver. She worked as a furrier for the Hudson’s Bay Company, Calgary for over 10 years. Jessie also sang with the Hudson Bay choir. She was a long-standing member of St. James Catholic Church; a member of the Royal Purple; and the Westwinds Curling Club. Jessie loved to travel and encouraged her children to travel whenever possible. Jessie’s most memorable vacation was the trip around the world she took in 1951, lasting 12 months. Jessie loved poetry, curling, cribbage, sewing, cooking, chocolate and learning to drive. Jessie passed on her love for all of her favorites to her family.
“Thank You Mom, for everything”
Besides her loving husband Maxwell, Jessie is lovingly remembered by three sons and two daughters; Andrew Beingessner of Calgary, Edward (Jackie) Beingessner of Ottawa, Nicholas (Janine Di Paolo) Beingessner of Calgary, Helen (Eric) Dowd of Ottawa and Karen (Derrick) Webber of Ottawa, and six grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Nick and sister Katie. She was predeceased by her father Anton, mother Mary, as well as brothers Johnny and Melko.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James’ Catholic Church (5504 – 20th Street S.W.) on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Thank you to the Beverly Care Centre Glenmore for making Jessie’s time there so pleasant. Special thanks to the Woodbine Unit.
In living memory of Jessie Beingessner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences