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MACDONALD, Joan Margaret

Posted By Obits On June 18, 2015 @ 3:33 PM In Obituary | 16 Comments

June 23, 1943 – Dauphin Manitoba
June 16, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joan MacDonald, cherished wife, mother, sister and friend. Joan passed Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at the age of 71.

Joan loved camping, crocheting, trying and sharing new recipes and annual trips to Arizona. She was the center of our family and circle of friends. We will miss her immensely.

Joan is survived by her beloved husband Pat; children Joanne (John), Kevin and Heather; her sister Joyce (Leif) Jeberg; brothers Rod (Donnie) Forry and Doug ( Barb) Forry; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and her much loved dog Snoopy.

Joan was predeceased by her parents Bruce and Ina Forry.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403 258-0040.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E.) on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

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

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Condolence from Marianne & Stu MacDonald on June 18th, 2015 5:11 PM

We will miss you Joan….you were always so much fun to be around…your strength and courage during these last few months has been such an inspiration to everyone and we hope that you left some of it behind to help Pat, Joanne & John, Kevin and Heather through these tough times. Thanks for lots of great memories…
Marianne & Stu

Condolence from Laurie Davis on June 19th, 2015 1:26 PM

I love you Auntie Joan! May God Bless all the family and allow Uncle Pat, JoAnne, Kevin and Heather peace and healing comfort. Until we meet again!! oxox <3

Condolence from Don & Bev McHugh on June 19th, 2015 1:26 PM

Our sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Sharon Fitger on June 20th, 2015 12:18 AM

Our condolences, Heather, on your Mother’s passing. Count on your life time of memories to help heal the enormous pain you are left to deal with. Sending love and strength. Sharon & David Fitger

Condolence from Carolyne Cooley on June 20th, 2015 8:35 AM

My heart goes out to you Pat ,Heather, Joanne and Kevin and I will miss and never forget what a wonderful person and dear friend Joan was to me.

Condolence from Marilyn Lenhart on June 20th, 2015 10:01 AM

RIP old friend. You will be so very missed by all that knew you! I thank you for your friendship and the wonderful memories you have left as a legacy. I will remember you with a smile and a chuckle over all the good times. It was a beautiful day when the universe decided we would and could be friends. With love.
PS Still can’t ride a bike and think I am too old to learn now.

Condolence from Marlene Baumgart-Schneider on June 20th, 2015 10:59 AM

I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

Condolence from Tammy MacDonald on June 20th, 2015 12:28 PM

Remembering Joan with love and happy fond memories. We shared many great fun times. I share your sorrow. She will be missed.

Condolence from Kate Murphy on June 20th, 2015 3:33 PM

I was saddened to hear of your Mum’s death, Joanne. Her struggle is over and she is at peace now. Thinking of you both, Joanne and John, Fond wishes, Kate

Condolence from Corinne Dickinson on June 20th, 2015 5:03 PM

Dear Pat, JoAnne, Kevin and Hearher.
Was so sorry to hear of Joan’s passing after such a long and brave battle. I remember a woman with a kind heart who was always smiling. Wonderful memories of Adams/Allans Crescent days. May the love she bestowed on you during her time with you uphold you during this sad time. Hugs to you all.

Condolence from Barbara Shorrock on June 21st, 2015 7:56 AM

Sending condolences to you Joanne for the loss of your mother. Remember the happy and loving times.

Condolence from Nancy Osadchuk on June 21st, 2015 8:24 AM

Very sorry Joanne and family. You will have many happy memories to cherish.

Nancy O

Condolence from Cherie MacDonald on June 21st, 2015 10:35 PM

Uncle Pat, Joanne, Heather and Kevin (John too!) Words are woefully inadequate to offer as comfort. Auntie Joan’s generous spirit, genuine kindness and fabulous laughter truly do make my heart smile.
Tons o’ Love

Condolence from Lisa & James Nemeth on June 22nd, 2015 7:37 AM

Joanne and John
We are so sorry hear of the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and and prayers are with you and Pat, Kevin and Heather.

Condolence from Karen MacDonald on June 22nd, 2015 8:42 AM

Our thoughts are with you on this very difficult day. I have such good memories of camping and ski trips, card games, family dinners and nights around the campfire with Auntie Joan. So we say good-bye to the energetic, generous and courageous lady and celebrate her life with our memories. Love to you all.
Karen, Rob and Mia

Condolence from Donna Thorsten on June 28th, 2015 2:05 PM

Pat, Joanne, Heather, Kevin and family,
I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your wife and mother, Joan. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. May the memories of Joan help you find peace.

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