Bea (Edith Beatrice) Wales of Calgary passed away quietly in her sleep on Saturday March 21, 2009 at the Fanning Centre.
Born September 20, 1914 in Keoma AB, Bea lived in Calgary from the age of sixteen. She married Eric Joseph Wales on September 6, 1939. Her cheery spirit and accepting nature were cherished by all who knew her and we will miss her so very much.
Bea is survived by her children Pat of Calgary, Dick (Terry) of Sundre AB, and Dott (Brian) of Hamilton, New Zealand; grandchildren Jolene and Jamie; great-grandchildren Brendan and Megan; sister-in-law Joy of Calgary; nieces Bette of Vancouver BC, Dianne of Christina Lake BC and Linda of Vancouver BC; nephews Jack of Calgary and Don of Red Deer AB. She is also survived by her good friends Dale and Joe Burritt.
Bea was predeceased by her husband Eric in May of 1982; sister Clarice, brother Jack; and parents Ora and Thomas Park.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date when the family are all back in Canada. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre, 722 – 16 Avenue N.E. Calgary, AB T2E 6V7, 403-230-6900 or to the Canadian Naturopathic Foundation c/o Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors , 20 Holly St., Ste. 200, Toronto, ON M4S 3B1 1.800.551.4381 www.cand.ca/index.php?id=cnf.
A huge thank you to Bea’s community of friends at The Sierras in Calgary, and to the staff at the Fanning Centre.
In living memory of Bea Wales, 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