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HOWARD, Teresa Ann (nee McGowan)

January 25, 1950 – Calgary, Alberta
May 18, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with deep sadness that we much announce the passing of Teresa Howard, on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the age of 64 years.

Many of Teresa’s pleasures in life came from spending time caring for her family, being with her beloved dogs, golfing, and shopping. She also took great pride in her many years working in the Oil business.

Teresa leaves behind her devoted husband Terry; step-son Grant Howard (Stephanie) and their son Bradley; siblings Mary Jane Vay and Terry (Linda) McGowan; nieces and nephews Kari Leah Vandenberg and her son Kale, Marnie (Andrew) Horton and their children Reese and Ryley, Ashley (Cory) Swansbourgh and their daughter Charlea, Craig (Laura) McGowan and their children Isabella and Tyler, Grant (Nicole) McGowan and their children Alice and George, Colin (Raeanne) McGowan and their daughter Caley. Teresa was predeceased by her parents Lizzie Irene (Maggie) and Charles McGowan. Teresa’s memory will be cherished by many of her extended family members, friends, and co-workers.

A celebration of Teresa’s life will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email or to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.
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In living memory of Teresa Howard, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Ron Syroishka :

    To the family,

    I was so saddend by your lost. Teresa was a dear friend of mine, we shared many special moments during the illiness of my late wife Betty. May you find peace and joy during this time of griefing knowing that Teresa is in a better place.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Terry and all your loved ones.,

    Ron Syroishka

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  2. Pam & Jim Edgar :

    Terry & McGowan family you have all lost a very special lady in your lives.
    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Time will heal your aching hearts, but most of all
    you have many many wonderful memories of Teresa .


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  3. Ray and Rosemary McGowan :

    We are so sorry to learn of Teresa’s passing. Our condolences.

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  4. I fondly remember the years working with Terri at Monenco. Her sense of humour was always evident and blended well with her utmost professionalism. She called things as she saw them. My sincerest condolences to her family. I know she will be remembered by many, many people.

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  5. Sharon & Bruce Burton :

    Terry & Family,

    I was saddened to hear that Terri has lost her battle. My thoughts will be with you this afternoon as you celebrate her life. I will always remember her dedication to your work and family – including the four legged ones.

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  6. Marianne Shaw :

    Terry and McGowan Family,
    Sometimes there are just no words. Thinking of you with sympathy and hope that time will bring comfort to your hearts.

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