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HARVEY, Irene Agnes

March 8, 1931-Kelvington, Saskatchewan
July 31, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Irene Harvey, beloved wife of Roger Harvey of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the age of 88 years.

Irene was born on the family farm two miles east of Kelvington, SK on March 8, 1931. She married Roger Allan Harvey in 1955 and moved to Calgary, AB in 1957. Irene received her Teaching certificate in 1954 from the Province of Saskatchewan. She taught grades one to twelve in a one-room school in Saskatchewan. Irene continued her teaching career in Calgary for several years; after which she started working for the Hudson Bay, and stayed there for over twenty-five years at the Stephen Avenue Bay sixth floor, children’s department. Irene enjoyed camping, curling, knitting, walking her dog and reading.

Irene is survived by her daughter Lynda Loades (Curtis Blayney)of Calgary, sons, Lorne Harvey of Calgary and Larry Harvey (Valerie) of Calgary; granddaughter Catherine Loades of Calgary, and great-grandson George Moore of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Irene was predeceased by her husband Roger Harvey, granddaughter Laura Harvey, parents, Thomas and Agnes McNeilly; brothers, Jack and Rea McNeilly; sister Maureen Reay, brother-in-law Kenneth Reay, niece Collen Reay, step-nephew Malcolm Reay, and sister-in-law Francis Allen.

Those wishing to Celebrate Irene’s life may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, August, 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

In living memory of Irene Harvey, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.

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