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McWALTER – Dorothy Olive (nee D’Arcy)

March 15, 1918 – August 24, 2009

Dorothy McWalter beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away in Calgary on August 24, 2009 at the age of 91 years.

Dorothy was born in Alliance, AB and raised in Edmonton. She married Andrew McWalter, and they moved to Longview where they raised their two lovely children. Fourteen years later the family moved to Calgary, where Dorothy was a life time member of the Eastern Star Chinook Chapter 133 as well as a member of the Bow Cliff Seniors.

Dorothy is survived by her loving daughter, Jessie Reynolds and her children, Scott (Sara), Darcy (Sandra), Lawna (Mike) and their son Braiden; daughter-in-law Audrey McWalter and her children Heather, Kelty, Ian (Shari) and their children Andrea, Emily, Ryley, Lily and Eli.

She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Andrew and her son William (Bill).

A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, August 28, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. 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.

In living memory of Dorothy McWalter, 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.

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  1. The Fletchers :

    She had a smile that will never be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers to everyone during these sad times. Condolences to Jessie and family.

    Todd, Tara and Gail Fletcher.

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  2. Sylvia Gingras :

    I joined Inglewood Golf Course in 1991 and met Dorothy there. I remember her fondly as a pleasant upbeat lady to golf with and was saddened to read of her passing in the newspaper. I know she hasn’t golfed for the last ten years but I wanted you to know that many of the members of Inglewood remember her with fondness and affection. Sincerely, Sylvia

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  3. I met your Mother at Inglewood Golf Course. I became the Club Manager and
    golfed with Dorothy many times. Your
    Mother was a wonderful lady and my friend.
    I have a painting that she did for me.
    My deepest condolences to all of you.

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  4. Joan Jefferies :

    As past President of the Ladies Section at Inglewood Golf Club, I would like to pass on to you that our thoughts and prayers are with. I never met Dorothy, but the wonderful words of praise I have heard about her means that I missed meeting an angel. On behalf of all the gals at Inglewood we hope you enjoy all the happy memories of your Mom and there must be many.
    Sincerely, Joan Jefferies

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  5. Leo and Sue Jacques :

    We first met Dorothy, along with her husband, Andy in the 1950’s when she was a dear friend of Sue’s mom Kay Morton. Dorothy and Andy were wonderful people and great friends. Kay got Andy a job at the Glencoe Club where he was treasured. Dorothy and Kay were great friends and shared many memories. We remember Dorothy as a lovely person who love life and was an avid golfer. She always had a wonderful smile and faced life “heads-up.”
    Rest peacefully Dorothy and look down on us all as a gentle star.

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