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HUME, Doris (nee Kalbfleisch)

July 4, 1931 – Carlton, SK
September 23, 2014 – Calgary, AB

It is with greatest sorrow that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the age of 83 years.

Doris leaves behind to cherish her memory, her son Allan (Alison) Hume, daughter Donna (Tim) Pasquino and grandchildren Luke, Samantha & Kimberly.

Doris completed her RN education and graduated in 1950 from Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert, SK. She began her nursing career in Calgary where she was very passionate about her work in the OR at the Calgary General Hospital and the Rockyview General Hospital until she retired in 1994.

Doris was predeceased by her parents, Harry (Carl) (1983) and Majorie (Spriggs, 1977), and her brother Charlie (2013).

She is survived by sister in-law Judy and nieces, Wilma, Norma and Susan, and nephew Gerald and their families, all of Saskatchewan.

Although Doris and Douglas (1995) were divorced she remained close to brother in-law Peter and Pat (2007) and their family Peter and Kathryn all of Ottawa.

Doris was very proud of her Saskatchewan heritage and continued to be a boisterous supporter of the Roughriders. Her biggest passion and allegiance was to the New York Yankees who she followed religiously. In the winter months her focus turned to the Calgary Flames.

She was a member of the Westgate community for over 56 years. She was one of the initial members of the seniors exercise program which she actively participated and met many good friends, including Pat Blair and Lynn Bridge. Mother also enjoyed the weekly bridge games at the community hall.

The family would like to recognize an exceptional caregiver and a dear friend Rachael, whose compassion over the last two years was greatly appreciated.

A Celebration of Doris’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, 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

In living memory of Doris Hume, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. My sister Carol Marshall just let me know that Doris had passed away. I am so sorry! She was a favorite niece of my mother, Edna Price and I have many fond memories of Doris while growing up. My family’s thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time!

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  2. Margaret (O'Brian) Haverstock :

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences regarding the loss of Doris. Our family is ( in Doris’s and my generation ) now experiencing end of life and quality of life issues. The years go by! I have many wonderful memories to enjoy. I loved to spend time at the farm in Carlton. Sometimes she was there too. We will keep her in our hearts and minds. Blessings to all Doris’s family, especially Allen and Donna. Love, Margie and Denny.

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  3. larry & linda spriggs :

    Allan, Donna and families our condolences on the the passing of your mom.

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  4. My deepest sympathy to Donna, Allan and families. Although I didn’t know Doris well, I know she was one of my mom’s favorite nieces and that mom had great pride in Doris’s accomplishments, both professional and personal. Best wishes to you all.

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