Patricia Hedge

Obituary of Patricia Marjorie Hedge

June 25, 1933 – London, England

April 30, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta


It is with profound sadness we share the passing of Patricia Hedge (nee Burke), beloved wife of the late Anthony Hedge, of Calgary, AB, on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the age of 88 years.


Pat attended the Richmond and East Sheen County School for Girls in London, England passing the General School examination in 1949. She also starred as an amateur actress with the Nondescripts of Kew.   In late 1957 she immigrated to Canada and began her career working in medical offices.  On Oct. 4, 1958 she and Tony were married in Toronto, ON and they lived in Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton before settling in Calgary in 1980. Pat was a keen tennis player and an occasional golfer.  She enjoyed reading, gardening and was an excellent cook. She enjoyed traveling and especially visiting wineries around the world with Tony.  She had a discriminating palette and won an Opimian Society wine tasting championship in Ontario. 


Pat is survived by two sisters, Christine Ilsley (Michael), Pamela Kidd (Peter), brother Ron Burke and numerous nieces and nephews.   She was predeceased by Tony, her husband of 59 years, parents, James and Florence Burke, sister Maureen Cairns and sister-in-law, Gillian Burke. 


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB  T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403)290-0110,


Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Revera Evergreen for their compassionate care for Pat in her final years.


In living memory of Patricia Hedge, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area.

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