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PAYNE – Daphne Mae (nee Webster)

August 27, 1924 – October 1, 2010

Daphne Mae Payne beloved wife of Jack of Calgary, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2010 at the age of 86 years.

Daphne was born on August 27, 1924 in Calgary, Alberta. She married the love of her life Jack on August 2, 1943. Daphne worked as a partner of Paynes Drug Store in Calgary until retirement, after which she moved to Comox, BC where she lived for thirty years until moving back to Calgary this past August. For seventeen years, Daphne and Jack wintered in Arizona. She was affiliated with the Anglican Church, was passionate about art, and was a member of Comox Ladies Golf as well as D’esterre Carpet Bowlers.

Besides her loving husband Jack, Daphne is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jim Shermack of Calgary, AB; two grandchildren, Cindy (Terry Spicer) Shermack and Douglas (Stephanie) Shermack; and one great-grandson, Brandon. She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Payne.

At Daphne’s request, no service will be held. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, or to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110,

In living memory of Daphne Payne, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.

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  1. Audrey Haughn :

    Dear Jack and Family ~ I was saddened to read of dear Daphne’s passing in this morning’s paper. She had such a short time in Calgary to enjoy the family.
    I hope you are well, Jack – it must be devastating for you losing your Life Partner.
    I shall remember all the good times spent with you folks and Daphne’s Mother – very good memories!
    My best to your family, Regards, Audrey

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  2. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Daphne. Comox Moving would like to send their condolences to the Payne family.

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  3. Tony & June Mullen :

    Dear Jack & Family – Our deepest sympathy. We had many a good time golfing with you & Daphne.

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  4. Dear Jack and family.
    We wish to offer our condolences Jack on the loss of your wife. I have many good memories of the fun times we shared at the Comox golf club with Daphene. She was always so bubbly and ready to share a laugh. A lovely lady.
    She will always be fondly rembered.
    Yvonne and Don Hall

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