Marion Jean Halliwell, beloved wife of William Halliwell of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2007 surrounded by her family, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 73 years.
Marion was born in Osnabruck Township, ON. She will be remembered for her love of God and willing spirit. Marion was actively involved in First Baptist Church; she spent her life helping and serving others and was involved in many women’s groups. Marion was a devoted wife, mother and a dedicated friend who will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew her.
Marion is survived by Bill, her best friend and loving husband of forty-six years; her children, Cathy and Ryan Geake, Bill and Barbara (nee Novak) Halliwell, Janice Halliwell of Edmonton, AB and Nancy Halliwell; her grandchildren, Brynn, Hannah, Sarah, Billy, and Simon; her siblings, Leara Kingston of Prescott, ON, Maurice Warner of Vancouver, BC, Ivan Warner of Stittsville, ON, and Jack Warner of Ottawa, ON. She was predeceased by her parents Milton and Verna Warner, and siblings, Sterling, Hilton, Merritt, Clare Warner, and Florence Smith.
Thank you to the many friends who visited Marion and a special thank you to the staff at the Forest Grove Care Centre who compassionately cared for her over the past six months.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, January 4, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church (1311 – 4th Street S.W.) on Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, or directly to the First Baptist Church Foundation, 1311-4 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0X9.
In living memory of Marion Halliwell, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences