It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gladys Mary Shred on Sunday, July 2, 2006 at the age of 84 years.
Gladys was born in Southampton, England and moved to Canada as a young war bride in 1946. Initially making her home in Winnipeg, MB, she moved with her family to Calgary in 1964 and lived for many years in Varsity Acres. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, and was a great cook. A willing helper, she volunteered for the Calgary Olympics and Meals on Wheels.
Gladys will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Jeanne Shaw and Susan (Herb) Martin; granddaughters Claire (Wes) Schneider and Jennifer Martin; sister Irene (Roy) Slater; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Alan, her husband of fifty-eight years; and her parents Arthur and Mary Jeans. Gladys enriched the lives of family and friends and she will be dearly missed by all.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, July 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 ? 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or directly to the charity of the donor?s choice.
In living memory of Gladys Shred, 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