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GALE, Audrey Lucy (nee Sambell)

August 23, 1915 –September 28, 2018

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Audrey at the Rockyview General Hospital on Friday, September 28, 2018 at the age of 103 years.

She was born and raised in Calgary and attended King George and Balmoral schools. Audrey was a loving and devoted wife and a very loving and caring mother. She was an exceptionally good cook and loved gardening. She enjoyed entertaining at many family functions, especially Christmas, when her home was always beautifully decorated. In their younger years, Audrey and Frank had season Stampeder football tickets and enjoyed attending games with friends. They were both also avid curlers.

Audrey was the dear mother of Ron Horwood (Alison), Janet Hendricks (Len) and Maureen Lynes, all of Calgary and is also survived by one nephew and one niece, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank of fifty-one years on April 3, 1999. Audrey was also predeceased by her mother Ella (née Croker) at a very early age and her father, Ben Sambell in March 1964, by her older brother George in March 1974 and her older sister Lily Ross in 1993 as well as two nephews.

A Celebration of Audrey’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through If so desired, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of your choice.

In living memory of Audrey Gale, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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