Leslie Ann Cawthorn (nee McDiarmid), beloved wife of Joe Cawthorn of Calgary, passed away after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease at Royal Park (Carewest) on Sunday, November 14, 2004 at the age of 59 years.
Leslie was born on November 23, 1944 in Vancouver, B.C. She moved to Calgary in 1958 and attended Western Canada High School. She then worked at the Bank of MontrÚal on Fifth Street. Leslie will be remembered for her great sense of humor, her strong will and amazing strength of character.
Besides her loving husband Joe, Leslie is also survived by her children, Joel and his wife Denise Moeller, and Kristi and her husband Wayne Zadderey; three grandchildren, Ryan, Sebastian and Nicolette; her brother Steve (Val); and her sisters, Lynn (Brian), Joni (Bill) and Fran (Peter); and numerous nieces and nephews. Leslie was predeceased by her parents Norm and Dorene McDiarmid.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, November 18, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, 480D – 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1W4 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org. The family wishes to thank the staff at Royal Park and Leslie’s many caregivers throughout the years with a special thanks to Lisa.
In living memory of Leslie Cawthorn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences