FODOR, Mary (nee Megyesi)
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January 25, 1931 - April 28, 2012
Mary went to be with the Lord peacefully at the Chinook Hospice on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 81 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband William (Bill) of 64 years; children, Susan (Ed), Tom (Laura), Joyce (Bob), Bonnie, Mary Jane (Bert), Donna (Rick), Jerry and Dale; sixteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by twelve brothers and sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents Joseph and her mother Mary. Mary was raised on a farm in Saskatchewan. After moving to Abbotsford, BC, she met Bill and started their family. Later they re-located to Calgary in 1951 where she lived out her entire life. For many years she loved to sing in the choir and teach Sunday School. After her retirement, she became quite the accomplished painter. Mary enjoyed camping, walking and spending time in her flower garden. She adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her other great passion, was growing magnificent orchids. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The family would like to express their gratitude to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the wonderful caring staff at the Chinook Hospice for the compassion and care that Mary received. 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 1, 2012