Mrs. Maureen Bailey of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Bruce Bailey passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the age of 77 years.
Maureen Bailey was born on May 20, 1943 in Dagenham, Essex, England to George and Violet Rowden and was the youngest of 4 girls. She immigrated to Calgary, Alberta when she was 14 years old. Maureen married Bruce Bailey of Delacour, Alberta on June 16, 1962 and together they raised their 3 children: Deb, Diane and Ian. She was also a loving grandma to Everett, Kaidi, Austin and Tanner Phypers, and Hayden Wenaas, as well as a proud GG to Taaniel Phypers.
Maureen was a fierce duplicate bridge player, attaining her Ruby Life Masters. She was a wonderful director, partner and club owner. She was also an avid reader, traveler and shopper who loved a good bargain. Maureen loved spending time with her family and close friends, making memories and sharing laughter.
Besides her loving husband Bruce Bailey, Maureen is survived by her 2 daughters, Debra Wenaas (Daryn), and Diane Phypers (Stephen); 1 son, Ian Bailey; grandchildren, Everett Phypers (Kaidi Aasumets), Austin Phypers, Tanner Phypers and Hayden Wenaas, and one great grandchild, Taaniel Phypers.
Maureen was predeceased by her parents, George and Violet Rowden; sisters, Joyce Wall (Peter), Lillian Robson and Jean Lilley.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Friday, August 7, 2020 at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Steve Phypers, officiating.
Due to the restrictions in place from the Chief Medical Officer of Health – Funeral Services are now limited to 100 attendees. Including family and Funeral Home Staff.
Those who wish to attend, please call Park Meadows Baptist Church, (403) 327-4422. The service will also be available on a livestream by visiting YouTube.ca and searching Park Meadows Baptist Church.
A Memorial Service will be held in Calgary at a later date for Calgary family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maureen’s name to Diabetes Canada, 220 6223 2nd Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2H 1J5, or the Jack Ady Cancer Foundation, 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5
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