January 18, 1934 – May 25, 2011
Marjorie “Marge” Joan Charteris of Calgary, passed away following a long and courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the age of 77 years.
Marge was born in Cadomin, AB and was raised there until she was eighteen when the family moved to Edmonton. She met Bob in Edmonton and they were married June 15, 1957. They moved to Calgary in 1959 where they lived in the community of Fairview for forty-three years. Marge had worked at Colt Engineering, Sears and retired from Calgary Co-op. Her biggest love in life was her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking Sunday suppers, sewing, knitting, quilting and going to the casino with her friends.
Marge is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Tracey Charteris; her two daughters Debbie Charteris and Danette Charteris; and three grandchildren, Cassandra, Mikayla and Bryce. Marge is also survived by her special friends, Heather, Bob and Matthew Cartwright, as well as her dog Missy. She was predeceased by her husband Robert L. “Bob” Charteris on May 19, 2001.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, May 30, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Foothills Country Hospice Society, P.O. Box 273, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 Telephone: 403-995-4673 or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Tom Baker Cancer Centre, ComCare and Foothills Country Hospice for the kind and gentle care given to Marge and her family.
In living memory of Marge Charteris, 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