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Garnet Edison IRVING

Garnet Edison IRVING[1]

Male 1925 - 2015  (90 years)

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  • Name Garnet Edison IRVING 
    Born 11 Mar 1925  Cape Bear, Lot 64, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History Obituary - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Garnet Edison Irving, age 90, of Tidnish, Cumberland County announce his passing on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, Nova Scotia.
    Born in Cape Bear, Prince Edward Island on March 11, 1925, he was the son of the late Peter and Gladys (Penny) Irving. Garnet attended school in Murray Harbour, PEI and at the age of 18 joined the Canadian Armed Forces. He served overseas during World War II (South Saskatchewan Regiment). He fought in North Western Europe and was wounded at Dunkirk. Garnet resigned from the army after the war and returned to PEI as a fisherman. In 1952 he rejoined the army (P.P.C.L.L. Regiment) and served in Germany, Calgary, Edmonton, Amherst and Gagetown, New Brunswick. While in Gagetown he was a member of Black Watch Regiment and did a tour of duty in Cyprus. He retired from the Armed Forces in 1970 and started working for Robert Noiles Construction as a carpenter and electrician’s assistant. In 1976 he became employed with the Federal Department of Public Works retiring in 1985.
    Garnet is survived by eight daughters: Ruth (Gary) St. Peter and Rosemarie Irving both of Amherst, Molly (Joseph) Harrison, Carol (Stuart) Sears, Susan Irving-Hebert, Teresa Irving (Steve Loggia) all of Tidnish, Judy (Paul) Gauthier of Truemanville and Mary (John) White of Kelowna, British Columbia and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Betty, son Michael, two brothers Albert and Alonzo and son in law Bill Hebert.
    Visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 7 – 9 p.m. in Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (902-667-9906). Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Campbell’s Chapel with Rev. Byron Corkum officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
    Memorial donations in Garnet’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, MS Society or the Lupus Foundation of Nova Scotia.
    Online condolences and sharing of memories may be made to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca or by visiting Campbell’s Facebook page. 
    Died 17 Oct 2015  Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Oct 2015 
    Person ID I43901  Reid Family | David's side of the family
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2015 

    Father Peter IRVING,   b. 9 Feb 1896, Murray Harbour South, Lot 64, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1932, Beach Point, Lot 64, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Gladys Vera PENNY,   b. 8 Sep 1899, Murray Harbour South, Lot 64, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1998, York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married Abt 1918  P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones
    Irving, Peter-1896, Gladys V.-1899 & Albert P.-1921 (HS)
    Irving, Peter-1896, Gladys V.-1899 & Albert P.-1921 (HS)
    Family ID F1650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Maude PAYNE,   b. Abt 1925,   d. Bef 2015  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1945 
    Children 
    +1. Michael Roger IRVING,   b. 3 Nov 1945,   d. Bef 2015  (Age < 69 years)
    +2. Living
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    Family ID F29565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1925 - Cape Bear, Lot 64, Kings, P.E.I., Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 2015 - Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Irving, Garnet Edison-1925
    Irving, Garnet Edison-1925

  • Sources 
    1. [S357] Descendants of John Reid and Elizabeth Stewart, compiled by Vimy Gregory.