(Born Brenda Susan Stewart-Burgoyne)
July 13, 1952 – February 14, 2010
Roxsane Tamsen of Calgary, our loving sister and aunt, passed away peacefully with her family and friends near, on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at the age of 57 years. She courageously battled cancer for six months.
Roxsane had a great sense of humour, a love of animals and a fondness for country music. She worked for the Calgary Airport Authority and was a member of the zany Red Hatters group. She was also a lifetime member of TOPS.
Roxsane is survived by her mother June Stewart-Burgoyne of Calgary; James Stewart-Burgoyne of Sudbury; Valerie (Bernie) Emond of Fernie, BC; Malcolm Stewart-Burgoyne of Medicine Hat, AB; Pauline (Randy) Ross and Veronica (Richard) Saretsky, all of Calgary; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and her special friend Raivo Sommer. She was predeceased by her father Joe. Roxsane will be sadly missed by all her friends and family.
A Celebration of Roxsane’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. 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. Roxsane’s family sends a heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Foothills Medical Centre, Unit 42B, for their care and kindness.
In living memory of Roxsane Tamsen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences