November 5, 1943 – New Westminster, BC
January 20, 2014 – Calgary, AB
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother, baba, great-grandmother, daughter and sister, Shirley Garva Sawchuk (nee Cunningham) on Monday, January 20, 2014 at the age of 70 years.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband Edward of fifty-two years; two sons Glen (Angel) and Dale (Julie); five grandchildren, Chris (Chasity), Brian, Tyler, Morgan and Jessica; two great-grandchildren Hailey and Brayden; mother Hazel; sisters Bev (Mike) and Patty; and brother Murray (Ann). She was predeceased by her father Murray and brother Ron. Shirley’s love of family was extended when her and Edward became foster parents to thirty-four children over fifteen years. She will be sadly missed by all.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Shirley Sawchuk, 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