Janet Symington

Obituary of Janet Swan Symington

April 13, 1944 – Alloa, Scotland

July 1, 2024 – Calgary, Alberta


Janet Symington (nee Wright), beloved wife of the late Terry Symington of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2024, at the age of 80 years.


Born on April 13, 1944, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, Janet moved to Canada in 1963, and began working at Imperial Oil in Edmonton, AB. She was a devoted wife and mother, and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially travelling with her husband. Janet and Terry's adventures took them to Scotland, Ireland, cruises and various other destinations, with their most memorable trip being a cross-Canada journey in their fifth-wheel trailer.


Janet is survived by her four children, Brett (Dawn), Laurie, Adrienne (Ewen), and Shannon (John); her brother Sandy Wright, of Edmonton, AB, and sister Andrena Hutchison (Bert) of Scotland. Janet also leaves behind multiple nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren whom she adored. Janet was predeceased by her husband Terry, and her parents, Euphemia and William Wright.


The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dulcina Hospice for their compassionate care.


Janet will be remembered for her love for her family and her spirt of love of fun and laughter. She will be deeply missed.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3P 0N4 Telephone: 587-230-5500.


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


In living memory of Janet Symington, 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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