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Irene Martin

1924 ~ 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Irene Beryl Martin on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the age of 98 years. Irene was born in Hafford, Saskatchewan on June 20, 1924 to Harry and Florence Ashcroft. After graduating from Normal School with a teaching certificate she began her teaching career at Whitberry School near Hafford. Later she taught at Birch Hills where she met her future husband, Melvin Martin. They were married on July 10, 1947 in Saskatoon.

Irene is survived by her son, Hugh (Donita) Martin; daughters: Beryl (Stephen) Fisher and Gwen (Jeff) Novicki; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Irene was predeceased by her parents; husband, Mel and her brother, Hugh Ashcroft.

The family would like to thank the second floor staff at Battlefords Union Hospital for the excellent care given to Irene. We would also like to thank Home Care for their outstanding service.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. at Third Avenue United Church in North Battleford, Saskatchewan with Reverend Jo-Ann Hills as officiant.

Memorial donations may be made to the BUH Foundation – designate to the second floor – Po Box 1358 North Battleford, SK S9A 3L8.  Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Eternal Memories Funeral Service and Crematorium – Vanessa Macnab Funeral Director.


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