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BOURKE, Leslie Anne

September 16, 1933 – Halifax, Nova Scotia
October 2, 2018 – Okotoks, Alberta

Leslie beloved wife of Desmond Ramsay Bourke of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully into the Lord’s presence at the age of 85 years.

The family would like to thank the AHS Palliative Care (Carla) and also the staff and doctors at the Foothills Country Hospice

Memorial Services will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church (903 – 75th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Breast Cancer Foundation, 1620 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4L7 or to the or to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, 322001 – 32 Street E., Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5.

In living memory of Leslie Bourke, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E., Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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  1. Nancy and John Wukovits :

    We are so very sorry to hear of Leslie’s passing. John and I will miss her smile and her kind heart. We are so glad she had the chance to attend the volunteer bbq in September. Our deepest condolences to all the family.
    Nancy and John

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  2. Heather Fraser :

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of sweet Leslie. I will miss my games night visits with her. Praying for comfort and peace for Des and the family. Heather Fraser

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  3. Moe & Garth Mitchell :

    Dear Des and family, We are so sad to learn of Les’s passing and offer you all our sincerest condolences. Our loving thoughts and prayers go out to you. Memories of long walks with Les in Fish Creek Park are still very vivid in my mind, she always had a special place in my heart. I know you will all have very special memories of her to help you get through this sad time. Big hugs from us Des.

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  4. Maureen and Jim :

    We are so sorry to hear of Antie Les’ passing. We love you all and hold you in our hearts and prayers.

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  5. Pearle Gillett :

    So sorry for your loss Karen. My prayers for you and your family. May you be comforted knowing she is with the Lord now.

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  6. Joyce Hudson & Family :

    Dear Des and family, I am so sad to hear of Les’s passing. Please know I am thinking about you in your time of sorrow. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.

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  7. Joanne and Kirk Porayko :

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers, in your time of sorrow. May you all find comfort and support being together.
    Love and hugs

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  8. Sharon Johnson :

    So sorry. I know you will miss her. May happy memories give you comfort and peace. God’s blessing, always.

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  9. Brian and Carol Cunning :

    Dear Des and family. We are saddened by the passing of Leslie. Ever since meeting at the Calgary Newcomers group over 20 years ago we enjoyed our times together. Leslie was a kind and gentle lady. We will miss her. You are in our prayers.

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  10. Julie Leesman :

    Kelly and I would like to offer our condolences to Bob, Karen, Des and their families. The love she gave and instilled in you all will be the shared loved that helps through this most difficult time.
    Love
    K & J Pratte

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  11. Joy maclachlan :

    I know Sarah holesworh Am her friend joy from special Olympics . am sorry about your loss. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

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  12. Cheryl Bumphrey :

    I was very sad to hear of Leslie’s passing. All of our Thursday golf group will miss her a lot, and I have thought about Leslie often. She was a very kind person, and Karen you remind me of your Mom.
    My condolences to all of the family.
    Cheryl Bumphrey

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  13. John & Jill Dakers :

    Dear Des & family ~
    We send our condolences to all. Les will be missed at our monthly Potluck luncheons, which started back in the early 90’s when we were all Newcomers to Calgary. She was such a sweet, gentle lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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  14. Diane Cornies :

    I am so sorry that your dear Leslie has left us and passed on to her heavenly home. I know she will be greatly missed by many—including myself. She was a lovely, gracious woman whom I was so privileged to know. I will always remember her lovely smile, and generous hugs. I pray that you will experience God’s loving peace and comfort in the time to come, knowing that she is in a place where she has truly been completely healed.

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  15. Kevin & Nancy Howard :

    Dear Des, Bob & Karen
    Our heartfelt sympathies to you all and to your families. Leslie will be so fondly remembered with love and gratitude. Our prayers of comfort go to you all.

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  16. Lucille and Glen Jakubowski :

    Our most sincere condolences to Leslie’s family. We met Leslie and Des through Calgary Newcomers and always enjoyed any times spent with them.

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  17. My deepest and sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  18. Dear Des and family,
    I was very sorry to hear the sad news of Leslie’s passing. She was in the same pot luck lunch group as I was. Leslie was a lovely lady. Everyone liked her, with good reason. She will be missed. Please accept my deepest sympathy at this sad time.

    Joyce Nichol

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  19. Sharon Burton :

    Des, I was sorry to hear of Les’s passing. She was a lovely lady. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Sharon Burton (from your Monenco days)

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