Gloria Higgs passed away on Tuesday June 11, 2019 at the age of 75 years.
She is pre-deceased by her parents, Arnold and Jean Smith; father-in-law, Howard Higgs; brothers, Walter and Wayne Smith and sister, Sheila Matthews. Gloria is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Glen; her sons, Mike (Bev) and Troy; grandchildren, Kayla, Madelin, Zachary and Julian; sisters, Geraldine Beaulieu & Diane Reid; mother-in-law, Margaret.
Gloria was born and raised in Amherst, Nova Scotia. She and Glen were married on August 3, 1963. Due to Glen’s military service, they travelled and lived in many cities across Canada and the world including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Germany. While Glen was stationed in Germany, Gloria worked for the license office on the military base. She and Glen moved to Calgary in 1978 where she worked for two years at Atco Structures, followed by 3 years at the Alberta Cancer Board then a 15 year career at SAIT before her retirement.
Gloria was a quiet person. She enjoyed reading, knitting, crochet, playing Bingo and her furry friend, Bailey.
She will be missed by many family and friends. A Celebration of Gloria’s Life will be held at Pierson’s Forest Lawn Chapel (4121 – 17 Avenue SE, Calgary) on Friday June 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm.