Obituary of Mary Jean Kirwan
June 7, 1935 – Gull Lake, Saskatchewan
September 25, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Mary Kirwan (nee Logan), beloved wife of Dennis Kirwan, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the age of 87 years.
Mary was born in Gull Lake, SK, on June 7, 1935. After a short teaching career, Mary married Dennis on July 11, 1955, and together they raised two children. Mary was a member of the Central United Church in Calgary, AB, and would often volunteer at the Alberta Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Heart Association.
Besides her loving husband Dennis, Mary is survived by her daughter Jane Kirwan (Duncan), of Victoria, BC, her son Allan Kirwan, of Calgary, AB, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Mary is also survived by her four sisters, Betty Joy, Kathleen, Peggy, and Patty; her sister-in-law Shirley, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mary was predeceased by her parents, Foster and Edith Logan, and her brother Bill Logan.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Provincial Office, Sun Life Place, 710-10123 99th Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 Telephone: 1(866) 412-4222, or the Canadian Heart Association, B102-5212 48 St, Suite 365, Red Deer, AB T4N 7C3, Telephone: (403) 775-2501, firstname.lastname@example.org or to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), 7874 – 10th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8W1, www.alsab.ca or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Calgary & Area Chapter, 150, 110 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 Telephone: (403) 250-7090, www.mssociety.ca .
In living memory of Mary Kirwan, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403-248-8585.
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