Sarah (Sally) May McLean of Calgary passed away on Friday, June 16, 2006 at the age of 78 years.
Sally was born on March 7, 1928 in Regina, SK. She met Lorne McLean at Regina Beach and they were married February 2, 1946. Sally and Lorne loved the beach and enjoyed endless summers at Regina Beach visiting with family and friends. They came to Calgary in July of 1960 and in 1961, Sally began working at Sears in Northhill Shopping Centre. Sally enjoyed camping, fishing and being outdoors. She also enjoyed knitting, but especially loved to be with her family and care for her dogs.
Sally is survived by one son and daughter-in-law Norman and Sheila, of Calgary; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Linda Sanderson of Vancouver, BC, Judy and Ross Belot, Shirley and Ron Hamilton, and Lorna Sanderson all of Calgary; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters and brother-in-laws, Margaret and Ervin Lenzin and Sandy and George Thomson, and one sister-in-law Sheila Forgie. Sally was predeceased by her husband Lorne McLean in 1994 and her brother John Forgie in 1996, her son-in-law, Linda’s husband, Terry Sanderson in 2005.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 4455 – 110 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7 Telephone: (403) 250-7722. Special thanks to the Palliative Care Nurses, especially Glynis and Kathy. Thanks also to the Doctors, nurses and staff of the Foothills Medical Centre and the Rosedale Hospice.
In living memory of Sarah McLean, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences