COLLINSON, Mary Gwynne
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Mary Gwynne Collinson passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary, AB on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the age of 93 years. Mary is lovingly remembered by her son, Brian (Heather); her grandchildren, Joel and Lydia, and great-grandchildren, Trevor and Austin. She was predeceased by her husband, William (Bill) Collinson, with whom she spent 60 happy, loving years. Mary was born in Morecambe, England in 1921, married her husband Bill in wartime in 1943 and immigrated with him to Calgary in 1951. Mary had a life-long interest in Girl Guides, and was an active member of St. Stephen's and St. Barnabas Anglican parishes for many years. One of the joys in Mary's life was closeness to her sisters, Nan and Dora and their respective families, who also lived in Calgary. Auntie Mary will be loved and remembered by her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A private family Funeral Service was held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL in Calgary, AB. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website www.fostersgardenchapel.ca. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM. Telephone: 403-297-0888. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial.
Published in The Calgary Herald on May 9, 2014