Ardagh, Alice June

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.


7 thoughts on “Ardagh, Alice June”

  1. Janice, Greg , Ian and families,

    Am sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Aunt Alice growing up in Hartney.

  2. Ian, Greg, and Janice, we are sending our condolences to you at the passing of your dear mother. May the many memories that you have of her, console you and bring you comfort.

  3. Aunt Alice will be missed. She always had a smile & chuckle for us. Our sympathies to the family.

  4. Our condolences in your loss. Hadn’t seen Alice for years until Dec 17/18 when I had quick unexpected visit to Hartney. When I told Alice who I was, she immediately asked , by name, how my sister and brother were! So glad I stopped in! In the day, knew June well! Remember Bill Ardagh taking June and I to Medora School in their new Edsel, where June played in a concert. Great age! Blessings! Edith (Morden) Tarbet

  5. Our deepest sympathy to Ian, Greg, Janice and families. I was really good friends with June so spent some time with Alice and Bill in Hartney. She was a great lady Iam sure you have lots of great memories of her Hugs to all

  6. Thinking of you all, Janice, Ian, Greg and families. Alice was such a sweet lady and will be missed by you all. Her and Bill will be together again watching down on you all and as always very proud of their families!
    May the great memories help you through the difficult days ahead.
    Miss Penny & Bob Schoonbaert

  7. Janice, Greg and Ian,

    Sorry for your loss. Our sympathies to you and your families. Aunt Alice will missed and remembered.

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