Gertrude McDonald, of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 1, 2007 at the age of 87 years.
Gert was born in Winnipeg on January 4, 1920. She met and married her husband George of sixty-two years in Winnipeg. They lived in Vancouver and Kamloops during World War II. They moved back to Winnipeg and then on to Montreal, a place that was forever dear to her heart. They retired to Calgary. She will be remembered for her sense of humour and style.
Gert will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Sheila (Jack) Shipley of Ayr, ON; and sons Michael of Vancouver, BC, and Tim (Debbie) McDonald of Calgary, AB. She will also be remembered by her sister-in-law Margaret Gorrell of Winnipeg, MB; and Gert’s extended loving family. Gert was predeceased by her husband George.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, 480D, 36th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1W4. Telephone: (403) 243-9901.
In living memory of Gert McDonald, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences