Brien, Irene “Jewel”; Peacefully at Queensway-Carleton Hospital, Ottawa on Wednesday June 26 2019 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of Earle W. Brien (deceased). Dear mother of sons Bill (deceased) (Lynne (deceased) of Lakefield, Tedd (deceased) (June) of Ottawa. Fondly remembered by grandchildren; Cheryl (Vince), Scott (Jesse) and Lindsey (Melissa) and great-grandchildren; Cassidy, Zachary & Sophie. Predeceased by siblings; Edwin Johnston (Ellen), Ann Hartley (Ross), Floyd Johnston (Betty), Marie Dean (James), Shirley Mallen (Murray), Frank and Robert Johnston (Lynn). Survived by sisters; Pearl Knapp (Lorne), Susan Baxter (Emmerson) , brother; Melvyn Johnston (Carole) and sister-in-law, Anna Johnston. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Saturday July 6, 2019 from 1o'clock until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3 o'clock. Interment Olivet Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the Seeley's Bay United Church, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre or Ottawa Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.
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