Frances Ruth Pogson, of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2008 at the age of 94 years.
Frances was born in Saskatoon, SK on September 12, 1913. She enjoyed a career as a homemaker and chef. Frances had a passion for playing shuffle board, bowling and cards. She especially loved to play cribbage with her family and friends. Frances was an avid Canadian football fan, and was a loyal Saskatchewan Roughrider supporter. For many years Frances and Percy owned and trained thoroughbred horses. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many.
Frances is survived by her loving sons and daughter-in-law Gerry and Carol Pogson, of Surrey, BC and John Pogson of Calgary, AB; daughters, Mona Clarke, of Victoria, BC and Delores Lehr, of Bothel, WA; fourteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She will also be lovingly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Frances was predeceased by husband Percy, her parents Kirk and Mabel Fletcher, son Bill Pogson, and sisters Miriam Fletcher and Grace Wittig.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S “Park Memorial Chapel” (5008 Elbow Drive South West, Calgary) on Monday, March 3, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road, Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Carewest Sarcee, in memory of Frances Pogson, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca .
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Sarcee Carewest for the extraordinary care and friendship they have shown Frances over the past year.
In living memory of Frances Pogson, 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