Irene Lunn

12 years ago

Irene Lunn

LUNN, Irene, 92, BLAINE, at Mars Hill, April 6, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Faith Baptist Chapel. Interment will take place at a later date at East Blaine Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, Mars Hill.

    BLAINE – Irene Lunn, 92, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill. She was born November 6, 1919, in Upper Wicklow, N.B., Canada, the daughter of Purl and Mildred Gee Sr. Irene worked alongside her husband, Kilburn on the family farm for many years and also raised their six children. She was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Chapel in Blaine and played the piano there for many years.

    She is survived by four sons, Robert and his wife, Gail of Fort Fairfield, Kenneth and his wife, Judy of Mars Hill, Paul “Burton” and his wife, Sherry of Presque Isle, and Thomas and his wife, Valerie also of Presque Isle; a daughter, Betty Scovil and her husband, Dalton of Blaine; five siblings, Troy Gee of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Thomas Rankin Gee and his wife, Marilyn of Fredericton, Helen Dowling of Vancouver, BC, Jack Gee of Alberta, and Purl Gee Jr. and his wife, Beverly of Strathroy, Ontario. She will also be missed by her 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special nephew, Wayne Lunn and his wife, Patti.

    In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Kilburn; a daughter, Marilyn Lunn; five siblings, Evelyn Tracy, Ida and Malcolm Gee, and infant twin brothers.

    Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Faith Baptist Chapel with Pastors Lawrence Beals and Vincent Morneault officiating. Friends may call from noon until time of service at the church. Following the service, a reception will be held in the church fellowship hall. Interment will take place at a later date at East Blaine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Maine, Northern Maine Chapter (P.O. Box 28, Mars Hill, ME 04758). Arrangements in care of Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com