Mrs. Irene Joyce BENNETT

Mrs. Irene Joyce BENNETT


Mrs. Irene Joyce Bennett of Lacombe, Alberta passed away in the Lacombe Hospital & Care Centre, on July 16, 2013, just 5 days short of her 95th Birthday. She will be missed by her daughter Loanne (Clair McCarty of Saskatoon, and daughter Vickie (Jim) of Leduc and special daughter-in-law Mary Bennett of Clive, eight grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband George in 1988 and son Welland Bennett in 2010. Irene was born in Mirror, Alberta on July 21 1918 to Victor and Olga Flick. She went to hair dressing school in Edmonton working in Lacombe and Drumheller. In 1942 she married George Bennett and they farmed in the Clive area before moving to Lacombe in 1972. Irene loved to travel, she had been to Europe, Eastern Canada, Alaska, BC and all the Prairie Provinces. Camping, fishing, and shopping were some of Irene’s favorite pasttimes and she always took an avid interest in her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held from Wilson’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium in Lacombe, Alberta on Friday July 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Dan Berger officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Lacombe Fairview Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Fund.


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