July 5, 1932 – Mission City, British Columbia
July 30, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Virginia Beaton beloved wife of Jack Beaton of Calgary, passed away on July 30, 2018 at the age of 86 years.
Virginia was a nurse and trained in Essendale, BC. In high school, she was awarded a citizenship award and went onto marry her high school sweetheart Jack Beaton. Virginia enjoyed playing bridge, reading, sewing, knitting, english smocking and homekeeping. She was involved in her Church in many aspects, including choir, sunday school teacher, newsletter editor, official board member, and she and Jack were members of St. David’s Couples/Friendship Club for over 50 years.
Virginia is survived by her loving husband of sixty-five years Jack; her children and spouses, David and Dianna, Kathleen and Gerry Kind; her sister, Marie Belanger; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Virginia was predeceased by her parents, John Robert Watkins and Kathleen Lucy Watkins (nee Church); and her sisters, Roberta Woollven and Shirley Bott.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on August 7, 2018 at 2:00p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Habitat for Humanity Calgary, 05 Manning Rd NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7M8, Telephone: (780) 361 – 1351, website https://www.habitatsouthernab.ca/.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Marie Patton, Dr. Lester Mercuur, Chaplain De-Anne Smit and the loving staff of St. Marguerite’s Manor. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Virginia Beaton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences