Ardagh: Alice June (Hunt) passed away peacefully at the Hartney Community Health Centre on December 25, 2018 at the age of 95 years.
Alice was predeceased by her husband Bill Ardagh, daughter June, parents Robert and Jessie Hunt, brothers George and Ernie, sister Gwen and half brothers Frank, Arthur and Robert.
Alice is survived by sons Greg (Joy), Ian and her daughter Janice. Grandchildren: Allison, Melissa (Gerry), Melinda, Jonathon, Jasmine (Jamie), Jamie (Shane). Great grandchildren: Dakota, Phoenix, Aries, Hailey, Brendan, Julia, Chevy, Jordan, Abby. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Alice was born on June 11, 1923 at Dropmore, Manitoba to Robert and Jessie (Pope) Hunt. Alice was employed at #7 A.O.S. Airbase in Portage la Prairie servicing airplanes. She joined the C.A.A.C. serving in Montreal. She had a brief teaching position in the Cavell School District. After her family was of school age she worked part time at the Hartney Hospital and later took a full time position there until her retirement. Alice enjoyed spending holidays with family, gardening and visiting with friends. Her years were full of hard work, hard times, changing times and good times along with new inventions. Throughout those years she had many laughs, cooked many meals and fed numerous people. Alice took pride in being part of the Hartney Hospital staff; she had many friends and memories from the past and present. She was nothing short of an extraordinary mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
A funeral service was held at the Hartney Centennial Centre with interment in the Hartney Cemetery. The family would like to thank Hartney Community Health Centre Doctors and staff, Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, the Lauder Colony Choir, Hartney Men and Women Legion members, Hartney Choir and Karen Barrows. Thank you for all who attended Alice’s funeral service along with everyone who had a part in Alice’s life throughout her life journey. In memory of Alice donations may be made to the Hartney Community Health Centre c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 280 Hartney, Manitoba R0M 0X0.