HOLMES, Shirley Anne
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May 19, 1939 - November 30, 2012
Shirley Holmes, beloved mother, sister, grandmother and friend, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the age of 73 years. Mom was very spiritual, and put all her faith in God. She loved to cook, bake, garden, hike and camp; especially with her family that she loved so dearly. The needs of her family were always her first priority and her warm and loving nature will be missed by all that knew her. Shirley is survived by her daughter Tammy Boizard and her children Brianna, Jordan and Nathan; her son Daryl Holmes; sister Pauline Leonard of Cambridge, ON, Sharon LaChance of Windsor, ON, and Nelles Koenig of Hanover, ON; and many nieces and nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Hilbert, her parents Milton and Bertha, and her brother Charles. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association" research wing, care of the Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, No. 102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6 (Phone 403-243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org). In living memory of Shirley Holmes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Dec. 3 to Dec. 5, 2012