MARTIN, Bonnie

July 23, 1955 - March 2, 2020

of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the age of 64 years. Bonnie was born in Pembroke, ON on July 23, 1955. She graduated from the Center Wellington District High School in Fergus, ON and worked for the Government of Canada. Bonnie loved running; she completed a marathon in Hawaii in 2008, the Calgary marathon, many half-marathons and 10k runs. She also enjoyed zumba, painting with watercolours, supported animal rescue organizations, and she adored her pets Hershey, Henri and Bootsie. Bonnie’s most memorable vacations were Hawaii and every time she visited her hometown of Elora. She will be remembered for her loving and caring personality, her passion for animals and her love of art. Bonnie is survived by her loving partner, Cliff Ahearn; her two sons and one daughter-in-law, Evan Martin, Kyle Martin and Anet Skocilasova, all of Calgary; former husband Daniel Martin; two brothers, Rod and Carm McGonegal; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jan and Bob Muir and Kate and Lyman Smith; her pets, Hershey, Henri and Bootsie; and numerous extended family and friends. Bonnie was predeceased by her parents, June and Darwin McGonegal and her sister Colleen McGonegal. Funeral services were held in Calgary, AB on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Reception followed. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed online at If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue Foundation, Box 6131, Station Main, High River, AB, T1V 1P7, Phone: (403) 601-2520, or to Farm Animal Rescue & Rehoming Movement – F.A.R.R.M., Gwynne AB, T0C 1L0, In loving memory of Bonnie Martin, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by Mcinnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road Se, Calgary, AB. 403- 256-9575.

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