Fay Alward, of Winnipeg, Manitoba passed away on January 21, 2018.
Fay is predeceased by her husband C. James (Jim) Alward. They had been happily married for 60 years. She is survived by her son Michael of Winnipeg and his sons Mark and Christopher, and by her daughter Margot (Peter Pliszka) of Toronto, and their children Alexandra, Theodore and Nicolas. She is also survived by her brother James Lawrence (Laurie) Johnston, and by her brother-in-law John MacDiarmid and his family.
Fay was born in Regina on May 11, 1929 and lived in Ontario and in every western province in her youth. Mom was a long-time member and served two terms as President of the Schoolmasters’ Wives Association of Winnipeg providing scholarships to promising students in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Education. She enjoyed playing “recreational bridge”. Fay was also a long-serving member of the Dragon Ladies at St. George’s Anglican Church.
Fay was devoted to her children and grandchildren. "Nana" was ever-present as their biggest fan at sporting, scholastic and musical events.
A celebration of Fay’s life will be held Saturday, August 25th at 1:00pm at St. George’s Anglican Church, 168 Wilton Street, Winnipeg.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Fay’s name to the Schoolmasters’ Wives Association Scholarship Fund c/o: The Winnipeg Foundation, 1350 One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0X3. Tel. 204-944-9474 www.wpgfdn.org.
For online condolences please visit http://www.nbardal.mb.ca/