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GARDNER, Jean Reeves (McMillan)

March 25, 1930 – February 17, 2011

Jean passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at the Beverly Centre, Lake Midnapore, Calgary, AB.

Jean was born on March 25, 1930 in New Westminster, B.C., and was predeceased by her husband, Howard James William Gardner and sister, Betty Sutherland Clark. She was a loving mother and homemaker, who served her community as a volunteer at the Rockyview Hospital, the Samaritan Club of Calgary and the international student exchange program (Rotary Club of Calgary).

Jean will be forever loved by her children, Janet Goldstein (Larry), David Gardner (Pat Rasmussen), and Robert Gardner (Carolyn), and her beloved grandchildren, Matthew, Jonathan and Zachary Goldstein, Leigh Gardner, and Ryan and Cassidy Gardner. Auntie Jean will be dearly missed by her nieces and nephews, Jennifer (George) Brajcich, David (Heather) Clark, Gregory Clark, Katy (Michael) Hutchison, Gary (Jan) Gardner and Vel Gardner. We would like to express our gratitude to the caregivers, staff and friends at Carewest George Boyack and the Beverly Centre for their special care, kindness and support during Mom’s journey. As requested by Jean, a formal service will not be held. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Jean’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Jean Gardner, 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. Rama Kunadharaju :

    Dear Dave,
    I just came to know about your mother and I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.


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  2. Carol (Mooney)Williams and Family :

    To Jean’s Family, As my Dad, Jack would lament…so ends another chapter. Please know that our family is thinking of you and shares in your loss – we can sadly relate all too clearly. Your Mom was as charming, kind and talented as they come – she had the most infectious laugh of anyone I’ve ever known. Cherish your memories of her and take comfort knowing that she left behind a wonderful legacy….you. Carol

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  3. Gary Gardner jr :

    Dear David, Robert and family, sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with you.

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  4. Dave,
    Julie, the girls (Emilie and Camille) and I offer you our sincerest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Pat and Leigh and your family.


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  5. Cathy Brown :

    To the Gardner family,
    I have pleasant memories of your mother from my high school days in Calgary. My mother was a good friend of Jean. Please accept my condolences for your loss. Cathy Brown nee Drinnan

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