FOSTER, Elly Mae (nee Campbell)
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Elly Mae Foster passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Elly is survived by her husband, Robert; her son, Ryan; mother, Jean Campbell; brother, Kerry (Bridget); her nephews: Kody, Kyle and Dustyn. She was predeceased by her father, Keith. Elly was born in Empress, Alberta. She went to school in Calgary and was employed by the Provincial Court System as an Administrator until her marriage in 1991. After marriage, Elly settled into her role as a mother and stay-at-home mom for Ryan. Elly loved animals, particularly her two dogs Kelsey and Katie. Prior to marriage, Elly travelled the world and loved to talk about it. She was a very talented woman who loved restoring wood furniture, sewing, needlepoint, gardening and had many other interests. Elly will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Elly's family through www.evanjstrong.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (200 - 325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5; telephone 403-205-3966; website www.cancer.ca) or the Calgary Humane Society (4455 - 110 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2C 2T7; telephone 403-205-4455; website www.calgaryhumane.ca). A tree in memory of Elly will be planted in Fish Creek Park. The Family would like to thank the staff on Unit 73 of the Rockyview General Hospital for the excellent care afforded Elly while in their care.
"Do you want to walk to school together".
A Service commencing at 2:00 p.m. and a Celebration of Life to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion 285 Branch 9202 Horton Road S.W. on March 15, 2014. Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 403-265-1199.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Mar. 6 to Mar. 8, 2014