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HERSHEY, Irene May


Peacefully at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Arthur on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Nelson Hershey (2013). Loved mother of Blaine (Deborah) Hershey of Fergus and Linda (James) Valliere of Grand Valley. Loving grandmother of Carrie (Ron) Menzies, Christopher (Sarah) Hershey, Nathan (Angie) Valliere, Cyle (Bettina) Hershey, Michael (Chantal) Valliere, Candace (Peter) Hendershott, Courtney (Tige) Wright, and Clint Hershey. Great grandmother of Spencer, Isabella, Paige, Morgan, Owen, Tyson, Avery, Larissa, Sydney, Hudson, Chase, and Quinn. Predeceased by one brother Harold McCallum. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 45 Cooper St., Grand Valley on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 519-822-0051 or

A tree will be planted in memory of Irene M. Hershey in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm.

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