PAYNE, Daphne Mae
August 27, 1924 – October 1, 2010
Daphne Mae Payne beloved wife of Jack of Calgary, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2010 at the age of 86 years.
Daphne was born on August 27, 1924 in Calgary, Alberta. She married the love of her life Jack on August 2, 1943. Daphne worked as a partner of Paynes Drug Store in Calgary until retirement, after which she moved to Comox, BC where she lived for thirty years until moving back to Calgary this past August. For seventeen years, Daphne and Jack wintered in Arizona. She was affiliated with the Anglican Church, was passionate about art, and was a member of Comox Ladies Golf as well as D’esterre Carpet Bowlers.
Besides her loving husband Jack, Daphne is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Jim Shermack of Calgary, AB; two grandchildren, Cindy (Terry Spicer) Shermack and Douglas (Stephanie) Shermack; and one great-grandson, Brandon. She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Payne.
At Daphne’s request, no service will be held. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.
In living memory of Daphne Payne, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.