Wendy Hayward

Obituary of Wendy Gail Hayward

April 3, 1960 – St. Boniface, Manitoba

May 9, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta


Wendy Gail Hayward (Nee Poirier) Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the Rosedale Hospice in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer. Her final days were spent surrounded by family members.


Wendy is survived by her daughter Jessica (Mike) Thompson, son Evan Reich, grandchildren Milynn and Jaxton Thompson; her siblings Debbie Restell, Heather (Kevin) Davis, and Wayne Kalinowski; niece Kerri Poirier, and long-time family friend Darrell Clarkson. She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Frances Poirier.


Wendy spent her life caring for others while working as a nurse’s aide in extended patient care. She was always loved by everyone for her compassion and humour, and will be missed dearly.


In respect of Wendy’s wishes, no funeral will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Rosedale Hospice (#1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195).


In living memory of Wendy Hayward, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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