Doreen Alice Walton

 

August 1, 1931- Belfast, Northern Ireland

October 22, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta

 

Doreen Alice Walton (nee McCullough) passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the age of 91 years.

 

Doreen was born in Belfast, N. Ireland on August 1, 1931. Doreen and Fred came to Canada in 1955. They lived in Ontario until 2009, when they moved to make a new life in Calgary. Doreen was a dedicated homemaker and spent her days preparing food, gardening, sewing, and knitting. She enjoyed her trips to Cuba and many cruises across the Atlantic, Pacific and the Mediterranean. She kept in touch with her many friends and family and was an active member of the Anglican Church.

 

Doreen is survived by her children, Sharon (Bill) of Calgary, and Harold (Suzanne) of Mississauga; brother, John (Heidi); sister-in-law, Edith, of London; beloved grandchildren: Paul, Ian (Tara) of Calgary, Meghan (Dawson), and Chelsea of Ontario; as well as many nieces and nephews in Ontario and Ireland. Married for 63 years, Doreen was predeceased by her husband Fred, in 2018.  

 

Funeral Services will be held at Holy Cross Anglican Church (2828 – 19th Street N.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, November 4, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if friends and family so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Administrative Office, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1.  Tel: 1-866-950-5465, www.alzheimer.ab.ca, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6. Tel: 403-264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.   

 

Many thanks for the compassionate and professional care Doreen received from staff and Dr. Sharma at Sage Hill Retirement Residence and EMS.

 

In living memory of Doreen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes.