Jean Gerarda

Date de décès:
vendredi 16 mars 2018

The Calgary Herald, AB

Crawford, Jean Gerarda (nee Corsten) September 21, 1949 - Mariahout, Holland March 16, 2018 - Calgary, Alberta It is with great sadness that the family of Jean Crawford (nee Corsten) announces her sudden passing on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 68 years. Jean was born in Mariahout, Holland. Her family immigrated to Canada in 1951 initially settling in Ontario and later moving to Nova Scotia where the family operated a large dairy farm. Jean attended St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and graduated with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees. She moved to Calgary in 1971 and began an illustrious teaching career with the Calgary Catholic School District spanning thirty-three years. During this time, she taught mathematics in grades seven through twelve always focused on meeting students' needs and ensuring their success. For her dedication Jean received numerous awards for teaching excellence at the national, provincial and local levels. Jean will be lovingly remembered by her husband of forty-three years, Robin (Scottie) Crawford, siblings Tony (Joan) Corsten, John (Franny) Corsten, and Ann Young (Bill). Jean is also survived by her sisters-in-law Alice Robertson of Australia, Deirdre (Johnnie) Walker of Scotland, Sandra Crawford of Scotland; and brother-in-law Hamish (Heather) Crawford. She will forever be remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. Jean was predeceased by her parents John and Gerarda Corsten, nephew William Corsten, sister-in-law Mary Black, and brothers-in-law Donald Crawford, Jack Robertson, Sandy Young and Trap Stright. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McInnis & Holloway (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N. W., Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (Corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N. W., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Church. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 1731 29th Street SW Calgary, AB, T3C 1M6, online at, or by phone 403-410-1112 or to Samaritan's Purse - Canada, 20 Hopewell Way N. E., Calgary, AB T3J 5H5, Telephone 1 (800) 663-6500, or to The PREP Program, Woodridge PREP Centre 2004 - 12 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1J7, Telephone: 403-282-5011,"page-id=126 In living memory of Jean Crawford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park. Funeral Home McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Crowfoot Chapel 82 Crowfoot Circle N. W. Calgary, AB T3G 2T3 (403) 241-0044 Published in The Calgary Herald on Mar. 19, 2018

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