Dorothy Allison Vogan nee McCurdy 1905-2003 of Onslow

VOGAN _ Dorothy (Dot) Allison (nee McCurdy) 1905 - 2003 Dorothy (Dot) Allison Vogan (nee McCurdy), beloved wife of the late Cecil Vogan of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on Saturday, November 15, 2003 at the age of 98 years. Dot was born on August 18, 1905 in Onslow Colchester County, NS. Prior to marriage she resided in Truro, NS where she attained her Teacher's Certificate. She married Cecil Vogan on December 28, 1949, and they resided in Calgary and Peace River, AB after their marriage. Besides their Canadian homes, they also had several foreign postings through her husband's lengthy employment with Geophysical Service Inc. of Dallas, TX in Calgary which included London, England, Amsterdam, Holland, and Pakistan, with extensive travel throughout Europe and Asia. Dot also taught Junior High School in Kentville and Halifax, NS for several years and one year in Calgary. She was a very popular "Dramatics" coach. Once settled in Calgary, Dorothy and Cecil were members of Wesley United Church. She enjoyed playing Bridge with her friends as well as reading. Dot suffered the loss of her beloved husband in 1988. Dot is survived by a sister Fairlie Pauline Bedwin of Moncton, NB and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil, two brothers, Kenneth Fulton McCurdy and Maurice Dudley McCurdy, her mother Mabel (nee Fulton) and father A. Blair McCurdy. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. To forward condolences go to If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Bethany Care Centre, 916 - 18A Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1C6 (Telephone 403-289-3701). In living memory of Dorothy Vogan, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY. Telephone: 403-276-2296. 204937
Published in The Calgary Herald on November 21, 2003

Penny Lane, Sept., 2012