Jenny *Beatrice* ( Clark ) Irving
The death occurred at the Margaret Stewart Ellis Home, O'Leary, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, of Jenny "Beatrice" Irving (nee Clark) of Alberton in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late George Kenneth Irving. Born at Alma, P.E.I. on March 22, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Allan and Barbara (nee Hardy) Clark.
Loving mother to: Ian (Dianne); Don (Janelle), Anita Mercier Janice, Allan, Eleanor, Kent (Cynthia). Grandmother to Shani (David) Henderson, Jason (Jodi) Mercier, Stephen and Bryan Irving, Geoffrey, Olivia, Brandon, Anne and Jennifer Irving. Great grandmother to Meaghan, Allison and Sarah Henderson, Zoe Gaudet, and Ashton and Max Mercier. She is also survived by a sister-in-law Blanche Clark of Maplewood Manor, Alberton, and by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers, Preston (late Dot) and Jack Clark, and by a sister Muriel (late Heber) Ramsay. She was also predeceased by sisters-in-laws: Ethel Donavon, Bell (Sutherland) Bell, and Doris (George) Horne.
Bea taught school in the community for over 20 years and served as a longstanding member of the Dock Women's Institute, the ladies Auxiliary at the Maplewood Manor, and the Gordon Memorial United Church. As an avid gardener, her flowers and vegetables were appreciated by many within her community.
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton. Funeral on Friday afternoon Jan. 6, from the Gordon Memorial United Church Alberton, with funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev.Robert Lockhart officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Alberton. No visiting hours or flowers by personal request. As an expression of sympathy memorials to the Montrose United Church Building Fund, Hillcrest Cemetery Fund, or to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.