Dorothy June Simons

August 23, 1929April 17, 2014

Dorothy Simons passed away at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, AB on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Dorothy is survived by her son, Wayne Douglas Simons of Calgary and a sister, Shirley Thompson of Vancouver Island as well as by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Donald Grant Simons; husband, Fred Simons; parents William and Barbara Ferguson; sisters, Effie Innes, Marjorie Morley, Gladys Risdahl and Kathleen Lambert and brothers, Richard, Arnold, Henry and Douglas Ferguson. Dorothy had been ill for a number of years, but prior to that she enjoyed square dancing and activities as a member of the Springbank Heritage Club. She was also a member of the Calgary Retired Teachers Association.

A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER’S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen’s Park Cemetery) on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. A private family interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary, 201, 222 - 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website

FOSTER’S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIORIUM Telephone: 403-297-0888 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial


  • Memorial Service Monday, April 28, 2014

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Rudy & Donna Ferguson

April 30, 2014

Wayne and Shirley
Our sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your mother and sister.
Rudy (Butch) remembers Auntie Dot with affection. She nicknamed him when he was only a toddler...and to this day he still prefers to be called "BUTCH".
He will always remember her smile.
Butch (Rudy) and Donna Ferguson
Osoyoos, BC.

April 28, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.
I remember her as a kind woman when you lived on 4A Street.
My deepest condolences
-Ron Nicolson

Shirley Chisholm

April 26, 2014

Wayne & Shirley
Our deepest sympathy

Shirley & Randy Chisholm

Bev Guise

April 25, 2014

Wayne & Shirley,

Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother & Sister. She was a great lady.
Murray & Bev Guise

Vi & Don Crane

April 25, 2014

Dear Wayne and Shirley, Our sincere, deep and heartfelt sympathy in the passing of Dorothy.