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THOMAS, Lynne Estelle (nee Donaldson)

August 29, 1943 – March 2, 2013

Lynne Thomas beloved wife of Richard “Dick” Thomas of Calgary, AB passed away at Rosedale Hospice on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the age of 69 years.

Lynne was born in Calgary, grew up in Bridgeland, attended Bridgeland Elementary, Langevin Junior High and Crescent Heights High School. Lynne enjoyed entertaining friends and family, but nothing gave her more joy than spending time and doting on her grandson, nieces, nephews and God children.

Lynne is survived by her loving husband Dick, step-sons Darrol Thomas, Wayne (Lisa) Thomas, grandson Cole, sister Janice (Gary) Grant, brothers Cam Donaldson and Doug (Diane) Donaldson, sister-in-law Gail (Lane) Swenson, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and God children.

Lynne was predeceased by her parents Stewart Donaldson, Leah Ludwig (nee Donaldson) and sister Judith Donaldson.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8 Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195 or to the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society, 5000 – 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5, Telephone: (403) 253-2059, The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to physicians Dr. Kim Finvers, Dr. Linda Fong and staff of the Rosedale Hospice for the wonderful care, comfort and support they provided Lynne and her family during her time there.

In living memory of Lynne Thomas, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Horst and KarinLabait :

    We are very sorry to hear that Lynne pass away. We know her from the time we lived in Calgary she was a friend off Judy and Eggy Munnich we had a good time with her. Now we are in Germany but keep in contact with the family Munnich. We will be thinking off Lynne on Thursday and wish her family all the best. Karin and Horst Labait

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  2. Suzanne Mathews :

    I have had the pleasure of knowning Lynne through sister Janice from our early school, so admit a tad more than a few years. I will remember Lynne fondly for her hearty laugh and happy disposition. My sincere condolences to the family & for Lynne a swift & safe journey to join her loved ones.
    Suzanne Mathews

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