Shirley Wright, beloved wife of John R. Wright of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at the age of 78 years.
Shirley was born in Detroit, Michigan. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother who dedicated her life to her family. Shirley served with the Girl Guides of Canada Movement for over fifteen years, retiring as an area commissioner.
Besides John, her loving husband of fifty-four years, Shirley is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Allen and Dorthy Wright, Ronald and Waldi Wright and Timothy Wright, all of Calgary; grandchildren, Gerald, James, Christopher, Jessica (Collin), Ronald Jr., Tristin and Angelica. She is also survived by her brothers, Raymond, Gordon; her sisters, Ethel, Ann and Winnifred; special niece Kelly and her husband John as well as numerous other nieces, nephews and extended family members. Shirley was predeceased by two brothers, Arthur in WWII and Roy.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, February 2, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. A Private Family Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca.or to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Shirley Wright, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences