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Irene June Forgie




Born: 26 May 2021


Died: 27 Oct 2018, Ottawa, Ontario


FORGIE, Irene June - Peacefully on Saturday October 27, 2018 in her 97th year. Predeceased by her parents John and Inez Forgie of Toronto, June is survived by her brother Donald John Forgie (Madeleine deceased); her nieces and nephews Pat McGahey (Joyce); Jane Donohue (Patrick); Heather Campbell (John); Kim Forgie (Lauren); the late John Forgie and 26 great and great-great-nieces and nephews. June served in the WRCNS during WWII. After the war, she earned a degree in Economics and Political Science and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and went on to a distinguished career as a Statistician with Statistics Canada. A lover of the arts, June was an avid painter and loved chamber music. She was actively involved in many professional and community organizations and at her church Grace Presbyterian. Special thanks to the staff of the Elisabeth Bruyere palliative care ward at the Bruyere Continuing Care and the Ottawa General Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Grace Church, 1220 Old Tenth Line Road Orleans, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elisabeth Bruyere Continuing Care; or Grace Presbyterian. (The Ottawa Citizen 31 Oct 2018)



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