Dona Shilmar of Calgary passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at the age of 60 years.
Born in Claresholm, AB on July 14, 1946, she was schooled and raised in Calgary. She and Bob had thirty-six wonderful years together in the Bowness area. Dona loved family first, gardening, and her grandchildren were her source of pride and joy. She was sentimental and caring to the extreme which showed most visibly in her profession as a Home Care worker.
Dona is survived by her son Anthony; and daughter Joanne (Greg). She was cherished grandmother to Jennifer, Michael, Maddison, and Jason. She is also survived by sisters, Myrna, Lynda, Jackie, and Brenda and their families; mother-in-law Viola Shilmar; and brothers-in-law, Vic, Charlie, Vernon, George, and their families. Dona was predeceased by husband Bob; parents Glen and Ruth Caveny; brother Allan; grandparents; and sister-in-law Dorothy Stewart.
“May you be our Guardian Angel.”
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Sunday, October 29, 2006 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Monday, October 30, 2006 at 12:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Dona Shilmar, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences