Jeanette Turner

Obituary of Jeanette Marie Turner


December 22, 1948 – Oxford, Nova Scotia

November 11, 2023 – Calgary, Alberta


Jeanette Marie Turner (nee Fahey), daughter of the late Vaughn and Freda Fahey, and beloved wife of David Turner, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the age of 74 years, with her family holding on to her. 


After more than twenty-five years of working in the healthcare field, she happily retired and spent her days relaxing in her backyard, making shopping trips to Marshalls, walking her dogs, and most recently, spending time with her great grand babies. 


She was a wonderful woman who was passionate about loving people more than herself, creating an atmosphere that felt welcoming in her presence, and selflessly giving to whomever needed it. She will be dearly missed for her kind heart, beautiful smile, and sarcastic, witty personality. 


Jeanette leaves behind her husband David Turner, brother Alan Fahey, children, Sue Leblanc (Tom), Tim Boutilier (Cristina), and Sheana MacDonald (Chris); grandchildren, Chad Turner, Daniel Leblanc, Jenna Culbertson (Jeff), Delaney Lawrence (Zach), Mia Boutilier, Jaymee Seebach (Rick), and Tyler Harris; and great-grandchildren, Aria, Theodore, and another on the way. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law, and many friends who she loved immensely. 


At the request of Jeanette, there will be no funeral held. 


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Jeanette’s family here.


In honour of her love for animals, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to A.A.R.C.S. – Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society, 5060 – 74th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 3C9, Telephone: (403) 250-7377, Jeanette deeply believed that animals are only with us for a short time, and they deserve as much love as possible. 


In living memory of Jeanette Turner, 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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