July 21, 1929 – January 21, 2011
Evelyn (Lynn) Downey of Calgary passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, January 21, 2011 at the age of 81 years.
Lynn was the proud mother of three children: Katherine (Jim) Heisler of Kelowna, BC, Patti (Ken) Gordon of Calgary, AB and John (Carolyn) of Kelowna, BC. Her eight grandchildren were the pride of her life, Megan (Matt), Beth, Mark (Clair), Todd, Paige (Leeland), Jennifer (Kevin), Luke and Duncan. She is also remembered and survived by her sister May (Fred) Jessee; brothers, Jim (Sharon) Duncan, Ian (Stella) Duncan and Robert (Elsie) Duncan; as well as by brothers-in-law, Bob (Chris) Downey and Ferg (Donna) Downey. Lynn was predeceased by her beloved husband of fifty-four years James Devereaux Downey in 2005.
Lynn was born in Drumheller, AB. Lynn’s family lovingly remember the wonderful summers at Gull Lake, her passion for golf as a member of the Earl Grey Golf Club, her love of music and devotion to family and friends.
“We miss you”
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com. The family would like to thank the staff of the Beverly Care Centre Lake Midnapore, and her long time caregivers Mavis and Andrea.
In living memory of Lynn Downey, 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