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Singelenberg, Irene Bertha

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Irene B. Singelenberg after a courageous battle with cancer at the AgapÚ Manor Hospice on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at the age of 75 years.

Irene was born in Sea-Cow-Pond, P.E.I.; she lived in Airdrie, AB for twenty-five years before moving to Calgary on October 3, 2003. She was a very generous and loving wife and mother, whose family came first. Irene was very artistic and made lovely hand-work. She also enjoyed playing guitar and singing with her family and friends. Irene will be greatly missed by all.

Besides her loving husband John, Irene is survived by daughters, Barbie (Mike) Rehberg, Rosie (Abe) Sampson, Bernie (Ambrose) Sampson, Brenda (Don) Sampson, and Marlene Sampson, all of Cape Breton, NS, and Donna Perman (Mike) of Saskatchewan; grandchildren, Karen Crocker, Cherese Stevens, April Sampson, Holly Mitchell, Melissa Perman, and Mikala Anderson; great-grandchildren, Acadia Sampson and Temeka Stevens; brothers, Bert Shea (Edna) and Kenneth Shea (Shirley); sisters, Viola (Dave) de Molitor, Ada (Russel) Monroe, all of NS, Frances Moreau of Montreal, QC, Rita Cameron and Syd Young, and Iris Moseley of Calgary, AB; many nephews and nieces.

Irene was predeceased by her son Eldon Leo Stanton; grandson Adam Le Messurier; parents, Leo and Irene Shea (1978); brother Vernet Shea (2001); and sisters, Joice, Bertha and Mary Adeline Shea.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, April 18, 2004 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, April 19, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. A. Wayne Poile officiating. Graveside Service in Dartmouth, NS on Wednesday, July 21, 2004. To forward condolences go to If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. Telephone: (403) 205-3966. The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses and all of the staff at the AgapÚ Manor Hospice for the excellent care they gave to Irene. God Bless.

In living memory of Irene Singelenberg, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park Memorial Forest, Airdrie, AB by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.

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