November 4, 1923 – April 18, 2013
Alice passed away peacefully in the company of her family on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the age of 89 years.
Alice had dedicated 30 years to teaching Theatre, Drama and English in Korean Seminaries and Universities, under the auspices of the United Church of Canada, before returning to Canada with her husband, Rev. M. MacDonald (Don) Irwin.
Alice was the loving mother of Judith and her husband Manfred von Nostitz and Linda and her husband Drew Markham; dear grandmother of Kaspar and Otto von Nostitz, and Liane, Tara and Taylor Markham and great-grandson Luca.
Alice was predeceased by her husband Rev. M. MacDonald (Don) Irwin; parents Nelson and Vera Dahms; and brothers, John and Edward.
Parkminster United Church (275 Erb Street East, Waterloo, Ontario) was the sponsoring church of Alice and Don Irwin while in the service of the United Church. Alice’s name will be engraved in the church’s memorial garden as a remembrance of her life.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a Memorial Service in Seoul, Korea, at Chodong Church, where the Irwin’s were part of the congregation for many years. Cremation has taken place and Alice will be laid to rest alongside Rev. Irwin, in a gravesite just outside Seoul. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Alice Irwin, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB. Telephone: 1(800) 661-1599.Print This Obituary & Condolences