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July 12, 1954 - February 21, 2013
Clara Boyden, 58, passed away February 21, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. Clara was born in Abbateggio, Italy to Carmine and Rosa D'Amore on July 12, 1954. Clara is survived by her husband, George Boyden; ten children: Cindy, William (Jamie), George (Lisa), Lyla (Prince), Mary (Mike), Samantha (Terry), Veronica (Ryan), Brenda (Charles), Jessica (Bill), Greg (Kristina) and thirteen grandchildren: Taylor, Emma, Jorja, Joshua, Mia, Jaiden, Brooke, Jaxon, Mason, Julia, Olivia, Dylan and Sophie. Clara is survived by her brothers Sante D'Amore and Domenic D'Amore and sister, Angela D'Amore. Clara grew up in Windsor, Ontario. After multiple moves across Canada with George, then planted her roots in Calgary and continued to raise her family here. Her children and grandchildren were everything to her. Clara spent her life caring for and raising her ten children. She enjoyed Italian music and Sunday dinners with her family. She will be greatly missed. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. Memorial donations in Clara's name may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association (144 - 522 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2R5 ~ www.diabetes.ca.). The family wish to extend their gratitude to the many healthcare professionals, particularly the members of the Hemodialysis Unit at the Peter Lougheed Center who helped Clara through the trials and tribulations in her life. To forward condolences, please visit our website: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS, FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 1605 - 100 Street S.E., Calgary, AB (1.5 km east of 84 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2013