October 30, 1927 – August 15, 2012
Mary Spence of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the age of 84 years, leaving heavy hearts and wonderful memories with her family and friends.
Mary is survived by her children, Cathie (John) Beal and Colin (Jane) and daughter-in-law Lynn. Her loving spirit will continue in five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Gordon and eldest son Keith. Mary was the last of the McLaren clan from Ramsay – a proud native Calgarian. She had the privilege of touching the lives of multiple generations of nieces and nephews. She held a special place in her heart for niece Lynn (Maurice) Rosengreen and her family.
A “Boxing Day” Gathering to remember Mary will be held on a future date. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Thank you to the compassionate staff of the Intercare Southwood Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to charities dear to Mary, Meals On Wheels 3610 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 2P9 Telephone: (403) 243-2834, www.mealsonwheels.com. where she volunteered for forty years, or the Veterans Food Bank, Bay 1, 4539 – 16th Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone 403-265-6304.
In living memory of Mary Spence, 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)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences