Verna Alexandra Haworth of Calgary passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 24, 2003 at the age of 98 years.
Verna was the beloved wife of the late Dr. David C. Haworth and mother of two daughters, Carole (Don) Peteherych and Laurie Mader; five grandchildren, David Peteherych (Danielle Bohemier), Kathy (Marty) Boulanger, Debra (David) Putnam, Susan Mader (Sean Nixon), Marilyn (Paul) Johnson; and five great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Hannah and Jill Putnam, and Taylor Ann and Andrew Johnson. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Verna was predeceased by her husband David and her son-in-law Stan Mader.
Verna was born in County Asphodel, ON June 5, 1905 and moved west with her parents, Andrew and Laura Graham, at an early age. She was a beautiful, gentle lady, a devoted wife, a loving mother and grandmother, and a caring friend.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Verna’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, January 30, 2004 at 2:30 P.M. A Family Graveside Service will be held at Union Cemetery. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 5C7. Telephone: (403) 229-7079, or to ACH Foundation, #300, 1021 – 10 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0B7, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family wishes to acknowledge the warmth, kindness and exceptional care from the Staff of Unit 2, Sarcee Long Term Care Centre and the many friends and other professionals who contributed to her well being and comfort.
In living memory of Verna Haworth, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences