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FRANKS, Donna Margaret (Marny)

December 6, 1932–December 10, 2011

 Marny Franks of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the age of 79 years.

 Mom moved toCalgaryin 1977 with her three younger children and started a new life with her sister Barb and sister-in-law Ina beside her. She got a job working for the government and retired at the age of 60 to take care of her mother. She loved being with her grandchildren, babysitting often and going on holidays with them. Her two favourite spots to holiday wereSylvanLakeand anywhere in B.C. Plus our journeys toReginato visit the boys and their families. Mom was very much a family person having Sunday meals with us all, which ended soon after she got too sick to travel.

 She loved reading and going to Curves with her best friend Rita, which they did three times a week. She also loved having lunches with her sister-in-law and friend Ina and long time friend Patsy. She will be sadly missed by all but is at peace now. Happy Journey Mom. We love you!

 Marny is survived by three sons and one daughter Greg (Charlotte), Brian (Hayley), Tracey and Kelly; numerous grandchildren Josh (Jaime), Lindsay, Brianna, Taylor, Jasmine, Natasha (Marc), Gary, Chelsea (Clay), Chassie (Marco), Sean, Caitlin; three great-grandchildren Jayden, Mya and Hunter plus nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by two sisters Betty and Barb; four children Gary, Cindy, Kevin, Linda and her parents.

 Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel(5008 Elbow Drive S.W.Calgary, AB) on Firday, December 16, 2011at 2:30 p.m.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

 
 

 living memory of Marny Franks, a tree will be planted atFishCreekProvincialPark byMcINNIS & HOLLOWAYFUNERALHOMESPark Memorial Chapel,5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Wanda Bouchard-Barry :

    To the Franks family,
    My heart goes out to all of you, I wish I was there to hug each and everyone of you, to hold you close and take away a bit of the pain that you are feeling. Know that your Mother is in a better place to keep a watchful eye over you. Marny will be missed by many and remembered by all.
    {Hugs}
    Wanda & Alan

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  2. To the Franks’ families, sending you all my love and condolences on the loss of your beautiful Mom, Mother-in-Law and Grandma. She was an amazing lady and I’m blessed to have known her. Her love, warmth and humour shone through and enveloped anyone who was near. I hope you can take comfort in the memories you made with her and that you can celebrate the wonderful woman she was.

    Thinking of all during this difficult time.

    Nancy Brooks

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  3. Dan Brooks & Robbie Curtis :

    Brian, Hayley,& Girls and all of the Franks Family:

    Our very deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mom and Grandma. It is so hard to lose our loved ones, treasure all the wonderful memories of her. God Bless all of you and big hugs!

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  4. To the Franks Families.
    Marney will most definitely be missed.
    I have so many good memories of the years I lived in Calgary and the gathering we Franks had at weiner roast and dinners. Oh the laughs we shared.

    Goodbye Marney you are now free.

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  5. Bev Franks & Lee Kaslander :

    To Greg, Brian, Kelly, Tracey and families: We will be thinking of you all tomorrow. Marny has a left a wonderful legacy in your loving family. Cousin Bev & Lee.

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  6. Ernie and Theresa Franks :

    Our sincere sympathy to all of Marney’s family. She will be missed by us all.

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  7. Roy and Margaret Kappel :

    What can we say to comfort you kids on the death of your Mom She was quite a lady and we will never forget the summers I went to school in Regina and had the opportunity to be a part of your family.

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  8. Roy and Margaret Kappel :

    What can we say to bring some comfort to you kids on the death of your Mom. She was quite a lady and I will never forget the summers I went to school in Regina and was accepted as part of your family

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