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SHORES, Jean Ruby (nee Newcombe)

January 19, 1921- Calgary, Alberta
July 27, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta

Jean Shores of Calgary passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the age of 92 years.

Jean was born in Calgary where she met and married Dave (Bud) Shores who together made camping, bridge, bowling and gatherings with family and friends memorable. She was loved by five generations of surviving descendants who will miss her dearly.

Jean is survived by her children, Dave (Alberta), Alice (Barry) and John (Susan); thirteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband David Shores Sr. in 1999; and her son Lloyd in 1969.

A Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held at Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Jean Shores, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Bill and Gwen Schykawy/Montgomery :

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was a dear, sweet, spirited lady. I’ll never forget the time Jean told my mother (who was also spirited) that she was the boss because she was older. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  2. John Cumiford :

    David,

    Bonnie and I offer our deepest sympathy and condolences on the passing of your Dear Mother.Her picture is so much your Mother as when she came to ball games or when I was collecting for the Albertan ,etc she always had that smile. Our prayers are with you

    Bonnie and John Cumiford

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  3. Derry & Donna Williams :

    Dear Shores Family
    We will dearly miss our wonderful friend Jean… so many great memories of dinners, parties, family gatherings and good times.. She and Bud came to our house even when John and Susan moved to Edmonton…she was grandma Jean to our kids as well.
    Miss you dear friend,
    Luv the Williams family

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  4. Derry & Donna Williams :

    Dear Shores Family
    Thanks for allowing our family to be a part of your family for so many years. Jean has been such a wonderful friend to us and grandmother to our kids over the years and we will miss her very much. We enjoyed many parties, family picnics and good times over the years.. We shall miss her very much.
    Love Derry, Donna, Jesse, Rob, Ty (Dahlin), & Dante, Myron Williams

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  5. Edie (Cumiford) Despas :

    Dear Dave and family, so sorry to have heard of your mom’s passing. It’s been many years since I saw her but I remember her big beautiful smile. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

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  6. doug and diane sweet :

    To John and Susan: So sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. Doug and Diane Sweet

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