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DOERING, Elizobeth (Betty) Marie (Cruickshank)

November 21, 1926 – Vancouver, British Columbia
July 2, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

The family of Elizobeth (Betty) Doering is saddened to announce her passing on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Calgary, at the age of 87.

Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She cherished her numerous friendships, which flourished and spanned many decades. She had a love for the Calgary Stampede, passion for playing bingo, bowling, camping, going to rodeos, taking photographs, and filled her home with her beloved owls and trinkets.

Betty will be lovingly remembered by her husband Bruce Doering; her son Richard Grobowsky; and her daughter Judy Stinn. She will be dearly missed by her sisters, Rita Heinz and Loretta Roberts; her step-children, Shari Mathison and Tim Doering; and by her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Shirley LaRoque; her brother Don Cruickshank; and her sister-in-law Norma Cruickshank.

A Celebration of Betty’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Betty’s honour may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. Our sincere appreciation goes to the staff at the Agape Hospice for the extra care and support.

In living memory of Betty Doering, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Grace and Steve Harty :

    Our Sincere and Heartfelt Sympathy to Bruce, Richard, Judy and all the family.
    Betty was a loyal and faithful friend for 60 years and we had many memorable and fun times together. Betty had a kind heart, a generous nature and a love for family and friends. Although we did not see much of each other in latter years she was someone you could always count on if the need arose. Betty you will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered. Be at Peace.

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  2. Dear family,
    Just a quiet word to extend our deepest sympathy to you on the passing away of Betty and to let you know we are thinking of you.
    Anita George

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