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E. Irene "Joan" Morrison


E. Irene "Joan" Morrison

E. Irene "Joan" Morrison, 83 years of age, of Amherst, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2019 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Born in Chignecto, she was a daughter of the late James & Elizabeth "Minnie"  (Vance) Delahnunt.

Joan enjoyed camping. Her and Dara were active members of the Sunrise Campers. She was an active member of Immanuel United Church. For years she was a member of the "Friendly Dozen" card club. Joan was a member of the Pythian Sisters Elizabeth Lodge # 6. She enjoyed spending her summers at Heather's Beach. Family was everything to her, she loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Joan will be sadly missed by her son, Perry (Kim) of Brookdale, NS; grandchildren, Kristin Jensen (Scott) of Grande Prairie, AB, Maegan Morrison of Brookdale; great grandchildren, Xander and  Alyvia, sister, Sue MacDonald (Gerry) of New Lowell, ON, several nieces and  nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Dara in 2005, brothers, Vance "Dudge" & James Delahunt, sisters, Elsie Stanley & Erma Estabrooks.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where the family will receive visitors on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.. A funeral service will be held from the Jones Family Funeral Centre on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. . Burial will take place in the Maccan Cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel United Church, the Maccan Cemetery or the charity of your choice.  Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Joan's online memorial at or through the  Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS

Visitation Time
6-8 p.m.
Visitation Location
Jones family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS

Requested Charity
Immanuel United Church, Maccan Cemetery, Choice