John Leslie Irven
John Leslie Irven passed away in hospital, surrounded by his family on Thurs., Oct. 29, 2009. He was 73.
He was the beloved father of Linda (Karl) Munro and Kerry (Heather). He was the much-loved grandfather of Jason, Matthew, and Jonathon. He was the dear brother of Dorothy (Oscar) Godard, Greta (Ken) Harrison, Marie, Donnie (Marlene), Lorna (Bob) Lobb, and David (Kim). He was predeceased by his brother Harold (Betty) and his infant brother, Dalton. John will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
The family received friends at the Chesterville Funeral Home on Sun., Nov. 1.
The funeral service was held at the funeral home on Mon., Nov. 2 with Rev. Wendy Wright-MacKenzie officiating. Colleen McLaughlin sang “In the Garden” and “How Great Thou Art”. John’s favourite hymn, “The Old Rugged Cross”, was played. The honourary pallbearers were Arden Carruthers, Homer Geertsma, Brent Copeland, and Steve Guy.
Inurnment will take place on Sat., Nov. 7 at 11 am at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.
Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.