Frances Evelyn Fraser of Calgary passed away quietly, after a short illness, on Friday, November 7, 2008 at the age of 89 years.
Teddy was born in Armstrong, BC and raised in Calgary. She and her husband and children were transferred to Montreal in the early 50’s where she and Ted became dedicated members of the Gyro International, a Fraternity of Friendship. They continued their membership when transferred to Toronto and then in retirement back in Calgary. Teddy will be remembered for her dedication to family, her quick smile, and her feistiness right to the end.
Teddy will be lovingly remembered by her son Ted Fraser; daughter Cheryl Lorent; and her three grandchildren, Christopher Fraser, Pamela Fraser and John Lorent. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Teddy had a special place in her heart for nephew Rick (Marni) Mastel and for her best friend Shirley Glasgow. She was predeceased by her husband Ted; son Greg (Diana); brother Dick Mastel; and sister Dorothy (Bill) Marshall.
A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca, to the Foothills Country Hospice, Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 Telephone: 403-995-4673 or to Gyro International, 1096 Mentor Avenue, Box 489, Painesville, Ohio, USA 44077-0489 Telephone: 440-352-2501, http://international.gyro.ws/funds2.htm. The family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff at the Rockyview General Hospital, Unit 74, and to the Foothills Country Hospice for all their gentle care and kindness.
In living memory of Frances Fraser, 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