September 4, 1912 – August 18, 2012
Mary “Kay” Ferguson of Calgary passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the age of 99 years, just 17 days short of her 100th birthday.
Kay was born in Vancouver, the eldest of four children to Tom and Katherine Mair. After stops in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, the family settled in Crossfield Alberta in 1929. After completing high school, she went on to working as a telephone operator with Alberta Government Telephones where she met her husband Les.
Kay is survived by her daughter Brenda Henderson of Nanaimo; son Robert (Shelley) Ferguson of Calgary; daughter-in-law Sharon Ferguson of Edmonton; grandchildren, Shauna, Chad, Taryn, Janae, and Danika; great-grandchild Grady; and her sister Maxine of Airdrie. Kay was predeceased by her husband Les; son John; son-in-law Wayne Henderson; and two brothers, Frank and Harold Mair.
A celebration of life will be held at Wildrose United Church (1317 – 1st street N.W., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, August 23 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Foundation (#700 , 999 – 8th Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1J5). The family would like to thank the medical professionals of Rockyview Hospital Unit 74 for their care and support.
In living memory of Kay Ferguson, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences