McAllister, IreneIrene Isabelle McAllister of Chesley, passed away suddenly at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in her 90th year.

Loving mother of Don (Marion), Carol Ann (Bernard) Cotter, John all of Chesley, Linda (Bill) Tiffin of Orillia, Sandy (Brenda) of Chesley and Gayle (James) Toyne of Sarnia. Cherished grandmother of fourteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Irene will be fondly remembered by her siblings, Mac Keith, Mildred (Austin) Loree, David (Ellen) Keith, Bob (Eleanor) Keith, Muriel (Mac) Sewers and her sister-in-law Margaret Keith as well as many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband Neil, a son in infancy, sister Marion Reid, brother Evan Keith and her parents, Duncan and Mary (Stobo) Keith.

Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Monday from 2–4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Irene’s life will be held at Geneva Presbyterian Church, Chesley on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 1 p.m. Spring interment in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Elderslie Township.

Memorial donations to the Chesley Hospital Foundation or Geneva Presbyterian Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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