1925 – 2017
Irene (Metallic) Joe, wife of the late Andrew Joe Sr. of Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home and formally of Esgenoôpetitj, NB, passed away on Sunday, July 16th at her residence at the age of 92. Born in Esgenoôpetitj, NB, Irene was the daughter of the late Isaac and Lucy (Morrison) Metallic.
Irene is survived by six daughters: Mary Joe, Amanda Larry (Edward), Rita Joe, Marlene Francis, Joanne Ward (Weldon) all of Esgenoôpetitj, NB and Deborah (Leigh) Fearneley of Fredericton, NB; two sons: Peter Joe (Hilda), and Andrew Joe Jr. both of Esgenoôpetitj, NB; one sister: Josephine Nordyke of Indiana, USA; two brothers: Thomas Metallic and Moses Metallic (Emily) of Esgenoôpetitj, NB. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, and husband, Irene is predeceased by five sisters: Elizabeth, Philomene, Mary, Virginia, and Janette; two brothers: Daniel and Samuel.
Visitation will be held at the Joe residence, 630 Mic Mac Road Esgenoôpetitj on Tuesday, July 18th after 6:00 PM and also on Wednesday, July 19th after 1:00 PM. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated from St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, July 20th at 1:00 PM with Father Anthony Papu officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, in Irene’s memory, donations can be made to a charity of ones’ choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway Miramichi, NB E1V 1N9. Telephone 622-3600. Messages of condolence may be made on our website: www.bellsmeadows.com.