Irene  Manthorne

Irene Mary Manthorne

Monday, December 26th, 1932 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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MANTHORNE, Irene Mary, 86 of Yarmouth passed away peacefully on August 24,2019 in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Yarmouth, N.S., on December 26,1932 she was the daughter of the late Winston Edward Scoville and Lillian Frances (Hubbard) Scoville. Irene was a dedicated member of the Temple Baptist Church where she held many different positions throughout the years such as, superintendent for Sunday schools, headed up ladies’ group, and treasurer to name a few. Irene worked in retail for most of her working career in different stores such as, Gateway Outlet, Quality Shoe Store and Agnew Shoe Store. She also enjoyed spending time making puzzles, doing jigsaw puzzles, reading,many hours playing board and cards games, camping, going for Sunday drives, and spending time with her friends and family. She will be missed by her husband of 42 years, David Manthorne; daughters, Judy (Stephen) Cottreau, Wedgeport; Marie (Paul) Mombourquette, South Ohio; Muriel (Roger) Wood, Raynardton; Gail (Kevin) Fitzgerald, Kellys Cove; sons, Randall (Anne) Muise, Halifax; Thomas (Peggy) Muise, Yarmouth; Derrick (Apryl) Muise, Darlings Lake; brother, Gerald (Rose) Scoville; sisters, Joyce Grant, Victoreen (John) Deveau; Gloria Rozon, Leta Deveau; and Louise Fox; as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her son, Joseph Muise; stepson, Darrell Manthorne; brothers, Kenneth, Donald, and Wallace Scoville; sister, Pauline Doucette. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will be held Wednesday August 28, 2019 from 7-9 P.M. in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation will then take place with a memorial service taking place Friday August 30, 2019 at 2 P.M. in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Gates and Rev. Raymond Pitcher officiating. Interment will follow in Chebogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to the Temple Baptist Church or the Friends of Gilles Boudreau Cancer Help fund. On-line condolences may be sent to: or you may sign the guestbook on-line at:
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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  • Service

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 2:00pm
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Rev. Robert Gates
    Rev. Raymond Pitcher
  • Interment

    Chebogue Cemetery
    Chebogue , NS
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Glenn and Mary Ann Pitman

Posted at 10:52am
Our deepest sympathy to David and family. We were always welcomed by Irene at church when we visited family. She was always cheerful and one of the first to greet us when we arrived. We know she will be missed by all who knew her. And we know she with her God now and at peace.

Donna Morton

Posted at 06:20am
Irene was a gentile- loving woman who will be missed dearly by her family-- I had the chance to visit Irene awhile ago and we shared stories and laughed together- That is what i will always remember her for... RIP Irene
Donna Morton

Audrey Nickerson

Posted at 09:18pm
Our heartfelt sympathies go out to all the family.she was a truly lovely lady. Phil and audrey nickerson.

Gary Arnett

Posted at 08:34pm
We are very sorry for your loss.
The Arnetts

Debbie Handspiker

Posted at 02:02pm
Judy,Marie & families, So sorry about your mom's passing!Sending you my heartfelt condolences!

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