Irene (June) McAllister (McConnell)

April 14, 1928 to May 4, 2014

It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to our dear Mother, Sister and Aunt. June passed away peacefully at home, Sunday, May 4th 2014, in Comox BC.

June was born in Edmonton, Alberta and moved to Vancouver in 1943. She attended Magee High School in Kerrisdale, then graduated from Vancouver General Hospital as a nurse in 1952. June went on to work in New York City and Hawaii in her chosen profession. 

June met and married Fred McAllister in 1955 and they made their lives in Port Alice and Ladner BC.

She is survived by her 2 sons Ken and Chris (Heather) McAllister, her sister Jerry Morgan, niece Laurie (Kevin) Cameron, Zach, Cortney (Jared) Liam, nephew Brent Morgan (Shayni) Brock, Alysse.

June was predeceased by husband Fred, and her father and mother Ken and Ruby McConnell.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to Tracey for being such a great caregiver and good friend to Mom.

Also, a sincere thanks to all the caregivers from VIHA who took such good care of June towards the end of her life. Again thank-you.

A celebration of June’s life and open house will be held at 1284 Hudson Road, Comox BC, Saturday May 10th beginning at 1pm. Please come by and share your memories of June.

Flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, P.O Box 3256, Courtenay, BC, V9N 5N4. 

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