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FOSTER – Eva Myrtle (nee Bailie)

May 16, 1929– May 12, 2011

Eva Foster, beloved wife of Dr. Stuart Foster of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 81 years.

Eva was born in Brooks, and raised in Canmore. Her family moved to Calgary where she completed high school at Crescent Heights. Eva taught school in Calgary and Edmonton, before retiring to raise her four children. Her greatest pride and success was as a Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

Eva is survived by her husband Stuart; children Brent (Kathy), Keith (Vicki), and Merrill (John); grandchildren Scott, Daniel, Casey, Jordan, Connor, and Reagan. She was predeceased by parents Frances and Thomas Bailie; brother Ken Bailie; and son Allan Foster.

A Memorial Celebration of Eva’s Life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church (924 Heritage Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Eva Foster, 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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  1. Jo-Ann Mason :

    Brent, Keith, Merrill & Dr. Foster:

    I was so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I remember her fondly as a sweet and kind woman who was very good to all of our family. I know my mom loved her also. My thoughts are with you all.

    Sincerely,
    Jo-Ann Mason

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  2. Loreen & John Lind :

    Our deepest sympathy to you Stuart, & the family. With our prayers love Rene & John

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  3. Cindy Melling :

    To All the Fosters – we are very sorry for the loss of a wonderful mother/grandmother/wife and our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Love, Cindy (nee Bowman) & Tom, Kevin & Richard Melling

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  4. Elizabeth Siddall :

    To Stu and Family – My deepest sympathy. Eve was a beautiful person and dearly loved. May you find comfort in knowing our loved ones remain so much a part of us for as long as we live. I am deeply saddened by your loss.
    Your friend, Elizabeth Siddall

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  5. George Findlay :

    Donna and I are saddened to read of Eva’s passing. Our hearts go out to you Stuart, and to your family. May God be with you always. Donna and George

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  6. Sheila McCourt :

    I’m so sorry to about Eva’s passing. She was a wonderful person. I know the family will miss her dearly.
    Love
    Sheila McCourt

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  7. pat davis/taylor :

    My sincere condolences to Stu and family. You certainly will miss such a kind hearted wife and mother.

    Pat David-Taylor

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  8. June and Hank Reid :

    Dear Stu & Family,

    We were very sad to read about Eva passing away. It is Eva’s birthday tomorrow and it is hard to believe that it will be 78 years since we first met in the Canmore School yard and we became friends for life. Our deepest sympathy to you, Stu, and all your family.

    Love, June and Hank Reid

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  9. Ed & Ollie Hughes :

    Ollie & I have used the Heart Fund as a tribute to Eva’s Warm Heart.

    Ollie & Ed Hughes

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  10. Donald & Joanne Coyne :

    Joanne & I wish to extend our deepest condolences to Stuart and family.
    Our friendship with Eve came as being neighbours in Las Palmas, Mesa AZ. She will be remembered as a very kind and always helpful friend and neighbour.

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  11. clare and norma allen :

    Clare and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to you, Stu, and to your family.

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  12. Mr. & Mrs. Ted Dugenske :

    We were so sorry to hear of Eve’s passing. What a lovely lady. We are going to miss her on the golf course. Always enjoyed her company. Thinking of you Stu.
    Sincerely, Donna

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  13. Tom and Barb Shortridge :

    Stu & family

    Our thoughts are with you, Stu, and we send our deepest sympathy.

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  14. Doreen Kern :

    I just heard Eve’s passing and was so shocked and saddened. I’ll always treasure her kindness, loving ways and generosity. My prayers are with you, Stu and family, and I send you my deepest sympathy.
    Sincerely, Doreen Kern and Family

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