Hazel H. “Toni” Lea, beloved wife of Dr. C. Spencer Lea of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Father Lacombe Care Centre on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the age of 88 years.
Toni was born in Toronto, ON on March 6, 1919. Her education involved schooling in Toronto finishing at Havergal College. On October 31, 1941 she married Dr. C. Spencer Lea in Toronto. Together they moved to Calgary in 1945 where they have been residents ever since. Toni enjoyed bowling at the Glencoe Club. She was a record-keeper at horse shows where she developed many friendships. Needlework afforded her many hours of pleasure, the results of which she generously gave away.
Toni is deeply loved by her family and she will be missed by all. Besides her loving husband Dr. C. Spencer Lea, Toni is survived by her children, son Brent Roger Lea and his wife Cecilia of Revelstoke, BC, and daughter Mary Elizabeth Stone of Calgary; four grandchildren, Heather Lea, Cindy Lea, Gregory Stone, and Jacqueline Stone; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Stanley Waddington; and sister Cicely Long.
A Celebration of Toni’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of “Toni” Lea, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences