October 9, 1938 – Shotts, Scotland
May 19, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Jean Ewing Porter beloved wife of Robert “Scottie” of Calgary, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the age of 75 years.
Jean lived in Twechar, Scotland until she and her family immigrated to Canada on May 30, 1977. She worked in Scotland for a financial institution and for the city of Calgary for twenty-three years. In her spare time, Jean loved to play cards, travel the Rockies with her husband Bob, planting flowers with her grandchildren and having tea parties with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending winters in Arizona, visiting Hawaii and cruising with her family and friends.
She was an extremely loving and caring woman and was very family orientated. She will be greatly missed.
Besides her loving husband Robert of fifty-three years, Jean is survived by her daughters Jennifer (Jim), Elsa (Craig), Margaret, Allison(Owen); eight grandchildren, Heather, Scott, Shawn, Ashley, Sarah, Robert, Crista and Curtis; four great-grandchildren, Jimmy, Isabelle, Ethan and Jacob; sister Margaret (John); and brothers John (Sheena) and Jim(Maureen). She was predeceased by her granddaughters Jean and Rhoda Gill; her brother David McMaster, and her parents John and Janet “Jenny” Hutchens.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. We would like to thank the nurses on unit 93 at Rockyview General Hospital for all their caring.
In living memory of Jean Porter, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences