August 23, 1923 – Calgary, Alberta
July 25, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Janet Winder who passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the age of 89 years, at Bethany Calgary.
Janet is survived by her sons, John (Ann) of Chester, England, Reg and Neil (Connie), all of Calgary; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Natalie of Chester, England. Janet also leaves behind two sisters-in-law, Shirley and Edna; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Janet was predeceased by her husband Reginald Winder (1913-1996); her father William; mother Katherine; and all ten siblings, Albert, Herb, Mill, Jack, Fred, Mary, Walt, Mabel, Lloyd, Bud.
Janet was employed by RBC in Calgary prior to WWII. She met Reginald in Calgary and were married in 1945 in England where they lived until 1979 when they returned to Calgary to retire, bringing Reg and Neil with them. Janet loved to read and while raising her sons in England was known to have made the best apple pie around. She was a devoted wife and mother and also enjoyed hiking in the mountains.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Bethany Calgary, 916 – 18A Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1C6, Telephone: 403-284-6000.
In living memory of Janet Winder, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences