KIRBY, Perley

Posted: September 24th, 2021

Perley Kirby

1924 – 2021

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Perley Mariah (Raymond) Kirby on September 17, 2021 at St. Therese Villa.

Perley was born at Waganai, Saskatchewan on October 30, 1924, she spent her first 15 years in Saskatchewan. Then in 1939, the family moved to Alberta by covered wagon to the Rocky Mountain House area. She met Tim Kirby and they were married on May 1st, 1946 in Rocky. They were married 57 years until his death in 2003.

She is survived by her children, daughter Leona (Kirby) Irons, sons, Timothy Kirby and wife Sharron, Ralph, Alan and wife Betty, and daughter. Barbara. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Tim Kirby, her parents, John and Zora Raymond, twin sister at birth and two older sisters Millicent Eddindton and Mary (Raymond) Cass.

The family would like to thank the staff at St, Therese Villa for the compassionate care given to our mom during her stay,

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, Lethbridge, Alberta with Pastor Timothy Kirby, officiating.

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