Mary Forsyth

Obituary of Mary Robena Forsyth


October 29, 1922 - Melita, Manitoba

May 10, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Mary Forsyth of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the age of 99 years.


Mary was born in Melita, MB on October 29, 1922. She married Ernie Forsyth, and moved to Kenora ON. After living there a short time, she moved to Brandon, MB then Calgary, AB with four kids in 1969. She worked at the United Cigar Store, then Robert’s Shoes and Mirano Shoes with her long-time friend Amera. Mary retired from work at the young age of 89.


Her most memorable vacation was to Alaska and Hawaii with Ernie. She also enjoyed watching Curling and the Calgary Flames.


Mary is survived by her children, Gordon (Heather) Forsyth, Donald Forsyth, Brian (Karen) Forsyth, and Carol (Brad) Cowan; grandchildren, Tom, Scott, Robert, David, Brenna, and Stephen; great-grandchildren Ruby, Jackson, Emma, Lachlan, Liam and Joseph; as well as numerous extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her infant son Gerald, her husband Ernie; two brothers, Charlie and Jack; and two sisters, Bertha and Margaret.


The family will be holding a private service at a later date. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Meals on Wheels, 5759 80 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 4S6Telephone: (403) 243-2834,


In living memory of Mary Forsyth, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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