July 21, 1928 – Toronto, Ontario
March 13, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Mary Terese Leonard (known by her family and friends as Marie) of Calgary, AB passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 88 years.
Marie is survived by her niece Helene Michaels (and her husband Merv) of West Vancouver, BC; her nephew Bill Hughson (and his wife Joanne) of La Jolla, CA; her nephew Brian Hughson (and his wife Joan) of Calgary; her nephew Paul Hughson of Calgary; her great-niece Claire Michaels (and her sons Jesse and Gabriel) of West Vancouver, BC; her great-nephew Philip Hughson (and his wife Leah and their sons Frederick and Nicholas) of Calgary; and her great-nephew Patrick Hughson (and his wife Charmaine and their daughter Kennedy) of Calgary.
Marie was predeceased by her father Dr. Leo Leonard in 1945; her mother Helena Leonard (nee Murray) in 1981; her brother Arthur (Bud) Leonard, who was killed in action in WWII in 1944; her sister Denise Judge in 1977; her brother-in-law Jim Hughson in 1981; her niece Ruth Anne Hughson in 2003; and her sister Ruth Hughson in 2013.
Marie was born and raised in Toronto as the youngest of four children. She worked as a stockbroker in Toronto before moving to Calgary in the late 1970’s, where she worked in the natural resource industry until her retirement. In retirement, she and her sister Ruth (with whom Marie lived for 22 years after Jim’s death) loved spending time together and dining with their many friends at the Calgary Golf and Country Club.
Marie’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to her devoted caregivers who attended to her needs for many years at Millrise Seniors Village in Calgary.
A private family service has been held. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, Marie’s family would be grateful if charitable contributions would be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Marie Leonard, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences