Doreen Margaret Jo_, beloved wife of Andrew Jo_ of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the age of 59 years after a seven month battle with cancer. She met her death peacefully, with remarkable hope and strength of spirit.
Doreen was a vibrant and engaging person. She always made people feel valued. She gave the best she could to the welfare of others. She was an inspiration. She contributed much to those who knew and loved her.
Doreen will be sadly missed by Andrew, her loving husband of thirty-five years; her mother, Eileen Blyth; her children Rachel (Christiaan) Baas and Stephen (Colleen) Jo_; her grandchildren Blyth Oswald and William Jo_; her sister Ann (Lawrence) Steele; her brother David (Audrey) Blyth; and their families. She also leaves to mourn, her parents-in-law Elizabeth and Dr. GÚza L. Jo_; her sister-in-law Charlotte (Raymond) Kenney; her brother-in-law Peter (Patricia) Jo_; and their families.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15th Avenue S.W.) on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 1:00 p.m.
“In keeping with Doreen’s love of flowers, family and friends
are invited to bring a single flower from their garden”.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society, 423-4th Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB. T2G 0C8. Telephone: (403) 266-3600. The family would like to thank Dr. Shelley Graham, Rev. Helen Belcher and Ms. Marney Armitage (ret. RN) for their understanding and guidance, and Mr. Dermot Baldwin and staff at the CDIRC for their generous support. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Doreen Jo_, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences