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MAKOWSKI, Joan

January 16, 1929– Poole, England
June 11, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Joan Makowski of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

Joan and Leon immigrated to Canada in 1966 with their young family. Our beloved Nana loved to travel and read but spending time with her family was her greatest joy. Joan had a great spirit of generosity. Mum was the heart and soul of our family.

Joan is survived by her children Teresa Boyce (Bob), Bryan (Paulette), Tony (Leanne), Andre , Kevin (Karen), Elaine McNaughton (Al); grandchildren, Michael, Tyler, David, Angela, Natasha, Josh, Adam, Kyle, Jordan, Christian, Kaitlyn, Sam, Alyssa, and Lexi; great grandchildren Theron and Luca, sister Rose and brothers Tony and Leslie; sister-in-law Marysia and brothers-in-law Wladek and Kazik; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Leon and grandson Nicholas.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, June 16, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955-8818. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Joan Makowski, 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.

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  1. Laurie Jozsa :

    So sorry Elaine, Al and kids. I will always remember your Mom as one of the great hockey Nanas!

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  2. Sandra & Malcolm Dawson :

    How you will all miss her a truly lovely lady but such sweet memories. We wish we could be with you.

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  3. Joe Bagocki :

    Tony (Leanne), I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thinking of her brings back many great memories.

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  4. Our condolences to you all. I have fond memories of your mom, especially of our time in Westgate. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Olive Sadlo and family

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  5. Dorothy Donovan :

    My thoughts & prayers are with the Sadlo families. I have fond memories of your mother when visiting Calgary for the past 35 years. There were family gatherings usually at Sandy’s home where all were welcome. I always felt that she was like Rick’s second mom, always so kind to him.

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