It is with great sadness that the family of Doris Collinge announces her passing on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at the age of 75 years at the Southwood Hospice in Calgary.
Doris was born in Manchester, England and immigrated to Toronto, Ontario in 1966 with her husband Fred and their four children. She has been a proud resident of Calgary since 1974. Doris’ hobbies included, tole painting, sewing, knitting and “taking inventory at the local shopping malls.” She was a wonderful cook, famous for her steak and kidney pies. Doris lived life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by her loving children Gary (Madelaine), Julie Clark (Paul), Simon and Tim; grandchildren Jason (Brianne), Trevor, Jordon, Jasmine, Shawn and Brett. Doris was predeceased by her loving husband Fred.
At Doris’ request no formal service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. The family would like to thank Joan Bourassa, and Joyce Dewison who were a constant support to Doris throughout these past few difficult months. We would also like to thank the wonderful, caring staff of the Southwood Hospice. You are all truly very special people.
In living memory of Florence Collinge, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.
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