Anne Toms beloved wife of Andrew Morris Toms of Calgary, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at the age of 77 years.
Anne was born on July 12, 1930 in the town of Thorhild, AB to Samuel and Katarina Dowhan. Anne married Andrew Morris Toms and moved to Calgary in 1956.
Anne is survived by her husband of fifty-one years Andrew; her four children all of Calgary, James (Sandi) and their children Andrew and Matthew, Laurel (David Quinn) and their children Joshawa, Gregory and Kristie, Kathy O’Brien and her child Shannon and Elaine (Dean Gelowitz). She is also survived by her brother John Dowhan of Thorhild, AB; Elsie Schotz, of St. Albert, AB; Harry Dowhan of Edmonton, AB; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Anne was predeceased by her son-in-law Darren O’Brien.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #204, 1608 – 17 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0E3 Telephone: (403) 255-7100, www.jdfc.ca. The family would like to extend their gratitude for the excellent, loving care provided not only to Anne, but the whole family by the homecare nurses and especially Maude for making Anne’s desire to remain at home possible. Also many thanks for the support from all of Anne and Andrews’ neighbours and friends.
In living memory of Anne Toms 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences