November 26, 1932 –March 21, 2012
Doreen, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in Calgary on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
She will be greatly missed by Don, her husband of 59 years, her children Cathy (Lloyd) Ackerman, Neil Watson, Blair Watson, Gaye (Jeff) Warthe, Susan (Mark) Melanson, Donna (John) Gardin, and her ten incredible grandchildren: Ryan, Tim, Julie, Stacey, Eric, Stephanie, Marcia, Jonathan, Alexander and Nicholas.
Doreen was born in Rockglen, Saskatchewan. She and her family moved to Calgary in 1936. She met the love of her life Don, at Western Canada High School. Following high school she attended business college and began a career as a legal secretary. Doreen loved to play bridge, entertain, travel and spend time at their cottage. Most of all she loved her family.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette Catholic Church (7103-20A Street SE) on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1M9 or to the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society, 5000 – 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5 Telephone: (403) 253-2059, www.calgaryfoodbank.ca. The family wishes to extend sincere gratitude to Dr. J. Lategan and Belinda, Carol Lejambe , the staff of the Southwood Hospice, and family and friends for their ongoing love and support.
In living memory of Doreen Watson, 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)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences