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WOODWARD – Charles Francis

October 28, 1926 – March 22, 2011

Charles ‘Charlie’ Woodward, beloved husband of Mary Woodward of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the age of 84 years.

Charlie was born on October 28, 1926 in Winnipeg, MB. He will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humour.

Charlie is survived by his loving wife Mary of fifty six years. He is also survived by his brother in law William “Bill” James of Calgary; sister-in-law Beverley J. Smith of Calgary; niece Wendy Smith of Calgary; brother Jack (June) Woodward of Winnipeg; nephew Ken Woodward of Vancouver; niece Karen Egan and nephews Brian Woodward and Dr. Grant Saunders, all of Winnipeg; and their families. He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Helen “Nellie” Woodward, sisters Helen Saunders, Elizabeth “Betty” Woodward, Margaret D. James.

Charlie was an all-breed dog judge, which took him all over the world. He donated many years to the Alberta Kennel Club of which he was an honorary life member. He was also a life member of the Canadian Kennel Club.

A private funeral service will be held. Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Charlie’s memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta: #100 – 119 14 Street N.W. Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6, or to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca.

In living memory of Charlie Woodward, 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

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  1. It was with sadness that I heard of Charlie’s passing – it was always a pleasure to be around him and he was always so kind the our toy dogs when he judged!
    My thoughts are with you.

    Don Brown

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  2. My sincere condolences, I will miss seeing Charlie at the dog show.

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  3. Grace E. Harris :

    I am very sorry for your loss. I know he will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

    Grace Harris

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  4. Dear Mary, I was so sorry to learn of Charlie’s passing; please accept my sympathies. I was thinking of you two not long ago, I missed seeing you at the AKC show this January. He was a very kind and gentle man, and judge, and will be missed. My sincere regards, Lisa Dias (Sim), Allyndane Great Danes.

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  5. Joan Forrest Robertson :

    Mary
    My sincere condolences on the loss of your life partner Charlie. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time and I know that all of your wonderful memories will keep him with you always.

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  6. Joan Forrest Robertson :

    Mary
    My sincere condolences on the loss of your life partner Charlie. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time and I know that all of your wonderful memories will keep him with your always.

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  7. Don and Linda Harrison :

    Dear Mary,
    We are very sorry for your loss, please accept our deepest Sympathies!
    Linda and Don Harrison

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  8. Dear Mary: I was very sad to hear of Charlie’s passing. It was always nice to hear his cheerful voice. I think of you often as I stand looking out my kitchen window. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Lois Long

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  9. Doreen and Vic Jones :

    Hello Mary; We were very saddend to hear of Charlie’s passing. You have had a long and wonderful life together and we know that you will miss him with all your heart. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Always cherish your time with Charlie and forever keep him in your mind and prayers. Doreen and Vic

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  10. Bob and Roberta Chisholm :

    Dear Mary

    Charlie’s passing is particularly saddening to us. He will be missed by so many that were given the privilege of spending time with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you struggle to adjust.

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