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SMART – Kathleen Margaret (nee Jarvis)

August 17, 1926 – December 27, 2009

Kathleen beloved wife of Sydney of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2009 at the age of 83 years.

Kathleen grew up in Langdon, AB where she met her husband Sydney at the age of six years old. She moved to Calgary, pursued her career in nursing and married Sydney in 1951. She raised her four children and later went back to work with her husband in the family RV business. Kathleen and Sydney retired in 1982 and she remained busy with her children and grandchildren, gardening, camping, baking and traveling. Kathleen and Sydney traveled extensively in Northern Canada.

Kathleen is survived by Sydney, her husband of fifty eight years; her children, Wayne, Sandra (Tom) Colqhoun, Karen (James) Gilchrist, Shane (Sandra) Smart; her grandchildren, Christina (Jim) Desbiens, Adam Smart, Matthew, Sean, Daniel Colqhoun, Alexandra and Catherine Gilchrist and great grandchildren, Mason, Amelia and Lilly Desbiens.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through A special thank you to Lee-Ann and her staff from Cedars Villa, Poplar Ward for their compassionate care Kathleen received.

In living memory of Kathleen Smart, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Dear Karen and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so kind and had a great sense of humour. Our hearts go out to you and your family. Peace be with you.


    Lesa Minions (High) and family

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  2. Marilyn (Campbell) Shaurette :

    To Syd and family. Sad to hear of Kathleen’s passing. Sincere sympathy to you all.
    from Marilyn & Raymond.

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