Mary Turko, beloved wife of Fred Turko of Calgary, passed away so very peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital with her loving family by her side on Friday, October 6, 2006 at the age of 83 years.
Mary married the love of her life, Fred in Calgary in 1948. They had four children, William, Christopher, Patricia and Rosemary; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary was loved by everyone and was an inspiration to all who met her.
Besides her loving husband of fifty-eight years Fred, Mary will be forever in the hearts of her surviving children, her son Christopher Turko; daughter Rosemary Turko-Luft (Don Luft); daughter-in-law Shirley Zotzman; and her grandchildren, Robert, Frederick, Kane, Krista, Jordan, Evan and Kayle. Mary was predeceased by her parents Lydia and James Williams; her sisters, Vina and Betty; brother Harry; and two of her children, William Jonathan and Patricia Ann.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Father Lacombe Care Centre 332 – 146 Avenue, SE Calgary, AB T2X 2A3 Phone (403) 254-6280 or to the Winnifred Stewart Foundation – 11130 131 Street Edmonton AB T5M 1C1 Phone: 780-453-6707.
In living memory of Mary Turko, 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