January 13, 1942 – March 19, 2017
We are very saddened to announce the passing of Sandra, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Sandra passed peacefully surrounded by friends and family at the Southwood Hospice in Calgary.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne Newhouse; her sons, Dean (Leanne), Greg (Sharra) and Todd (Leea) and grandchildren, Layne (Aleen), Brett, Kyle, Ryan, James, Nicole and Allison. She is also survived by her brother, Earnest Slump and sisters, Valerie Wilson and Judy Brooks.
Sandra was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Marion Slump and her sister, Rae Barr.
Sandra was born in High River, AB and graduated from high school in 1959 in Golden, BC. After finishing business school, she worked for Mobil Oil in Edmonton and JBs Bags and Baggage in Calgary. She was also an active volunteer and served on numerous boards including YWCA, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Grace Hospital Foundation, Salvation Army Agape Hospice and the Calgary Regional Health Authority.
Sandra had many friends and was highly respected. Her interests included fishing, music, tennis, golf, cooking and entertaining. She will be remembered for her generosity, compassion, confidence and energy.
A Celebration of Sandra’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. We wish to extend our appreciation to the staff of the Southwood Hospice for their outstanding care and support.
In living memory of Sandra Newhouse, 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