June 27, 1925 – June 28, 2012
After a brief hospital stay, Margery Hoskyn passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012, the day after her 87th birthday.
Margery was born in Calgary and spent her childhood in Oakburn, MB and Lacombe, AB. She worked as a teacher in several schools starting in Ryley, AB and ending as a French teacher at Crescent Heights High School, Calgary. She and Frank were married in 1966 and although she did not return to full time teaching she remained active, substitute teaching and volunteering with various organizations. She loved music and spent many years singing in choirs. She had also worked as a church organist and later a choir director. She enjoyed travelling and took many trips before marriage and with her family. She liked good conversation and good food. Up until she died she remained socially active at Bethany Calgary and at St. Andrew’s Church.
Margery was predeceased by her mother, May, and father, George, of Lacombe and her husband, Frank, of Calgary. She is survived by her children, Laura May (Doug) Doran and David Hoskyn, and three grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church (1611 St. Andrew’s Place N.W.) on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in lieu of flowers, may be made directly to the E. Catherine Barclay Scholarship at the University of Calgary http://web.ucalgary.ca/humanities/CatherineBarclayScholarship/). Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Margery Hoskyn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences