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MARK, Patricia Mae

July 20, 1949 – Edmonton Alberta
April 6, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Patricia Mae Mark of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Medical Centre on April 6, 2018 at the age of 68 years. After a long courageous battle with cancer, she drew her final breath surrounded by her family and friends.

Patricia spent her early years on the family farm near Mirror, Alberta. After her father’s heart attack and sudden passing, the family spent a few months in the village of Mirror, before moving to Lacombe, where Patricia began and finished all 12 years of School.

Patricia worked at the Ponoka General Hospital and the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital, before attaining her Certified Nursing Aide training in Edmonton. She then worked at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton and the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

She married Lloyd Mark in 1974, and spent the next several years raising her two boys. She then returned to work in Homecare until her health brought her to an early retirement.

She will be remembered most for her kind, compassionate, soft spoken nature, her love of reading, geography and animals. Last but not least, her faith that she held close until the end.

She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons and their families; Loren and Sharon, Trevor and Amber; her sister Jean; one grandson Ryan; and well-remembered by her former spouse Lloyd.

She was predeceased by her father, George Jefferson in January of 1953, and her mother, Mina Jefferson in December of 2000.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in memory of Patricia Mark, for special equipment including Medi-Honey, to Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation, Rm 3C60, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 Telephone: 1-866-342-8126, or Unit 42, Foothills Medical Centre in care of Calgary Health Trust, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, (403) 944-1110, . Condolences may be forwarded through

A very special thank you to the doctors, the hospital staff, the hospice staff, the funeral home, and her friends, for all their care and support.

In living memory of Patricia Mark, 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: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Jean and family
    We send our condolence in the passing of Patsy. You have lost your sister and the boys their mother and so it will be a sad time for all of you. We rejoice knowing she is in heaven which is a much better place. Thinking of you at this time.

    Wes and Connie

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  2. Ron and Jean Haukaas

    Please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of you mother / sister / grandmother
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we remember this kind and gentle person .

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  3. Bob and Marilyn

    We are so very sorry to hear about Pat’s passing but we know that she is in a much better place. Please accept our sincere condolences. God bless you

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  4. Katherine Cormier

    Jean , Loren , Trevor and families
    My Sincerest Sympathy to you and your families in the loss of your mother, grandmother, sister. I had the privilege of knowing Patricia by working in her physicians office. She was so gentle, kind and had a love of the mountains as I have. May she rest in peace. God Bless and comfort you all in this time of sorrow. You are in my prayers.

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  5. Frankie LaPorta

    My sincere condolences to all of Patricia’s family. It was a privilege to take care of her, and a joy to speak with Pat and Jean on my night shifts. I’m sorry I couldn’t make it to the service today. Sending love and well wishes to all of you.

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  6. Kaleen Francis

    To Jean and family,
    My sincere condolences to you all. It was a pleasure looking after Pat while she was in the hospital. I am sorry I couldn’t make the service as I was working.
    I am sending you a big hug Jean. Please take care of yourself and your family during this difficult time. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask.

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