Winona G. Hockley of Calgary passed away on Friday, March 11, 2005 just a few weeks before her ninety-seventh birthday.
Winona was born in Winnipeg, MB on March 28, 1908. She was a teacher in Winnipeg schools for over forty years. She was a member of Winnipeg Westminster Church since 1934 and a member of the Winnipeg Business and Professional Women’s Club for almost fifty years. Winona was in England for a year at the start of World War II on a teacher exchange program. Because of the danger in London during the war, she was evacuated with a group of her young students to a small town outside of London for the school year. During the war, she earned a medal from St. John’s Ambulance for First Aid and Home Nursing. After retiring from teaching, Winona did volunteer work for the Winnipeg Grace General Hospital and was a Life Member of that organization.
Winona leaves to mourn a number of friends in Winnipeg and Calgary, and her extended family in Winnipeg, MB, Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw and Indian Head, SK, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, and South Pasadena, CA. Winona was predeceased by all of her immediate family and most recently by her beloved cousins Harold Benson of Calgary and Douglas Benson of Vancouver, BC.
It was her wish that there be no Funeral or Memorial Service. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Winona Hockley, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences