April 20, 1914 – September 28, 2012
Jane passed away on Friday, September 28, 2012 at the age of 98 years.
Jane was born and grew up in Portland, Oregon. She went to College in Walla Walla, Washington and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Jane received a Fine Arts degree and briefly worked as a pen and ink artist, drawing designs of ladies fashions. She married John “Jack” Wolcott in 1940 and lived in a number of towns in the southwestern United States, where Jack worked as a geophysicist. When her children, Rick and Sue were young teenagers, they moved to Tripoli, Libya and then settled in Calgary in 1953.
Jane is survived by her children Rick (Maureen) Wolcott and Sue-Anne (Wayne) Shierman; grandchildren, Melissa (Carl) Mathews, Kathy (Gary) Bobroff, Mark (Xiomara) Shierman, Kim (Christopher) Tindall, Jason (Andrea) Wolcott, and Meghan (Denver) Carl; and great grandchildren, Jeremy Mathews, Emily and Hunter Shierman, Ben and Drew Tindall, and Jack and James Bobroff.
Jane was predeceased by her husband Jack, granddaughter Phaedra Wolcott, and great-granddaughter Ashley Mathews.
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
In living memory of Jane Wolcott, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences