ALGER, Ivy Florence Annie - Ivy passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph at the age of 108 on Thursday, April 23, 2015, with her family and pastor by her side.
Daughter of the Sackett family of England.
Beloved wife of 68 years to the late William (Bill) Alger (1998). Also predeceased by her children, two at birth and William (Bev) (1995). Loved mother-in-law of Velma. Loving grandmother of Paul (Trudy), Mark and Gary (Sandy). A cherished great grandma to Cherri (Chad), Justin (Leah), Corina, Jenna (Johnny), Mike and Jamie. A great great grandma of seven loving children, all of Guelph. Over the decades, Ivy was employed at the Guelph Pickle Factory and the Board of Education (Victory Public School). Ivy was always an active member at her Baptist churches, now Royal City Baptist Church. The family would like to thank all of the caregivers at St. Joseph's Health Centre (Guelph) for all the love and care she received. Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Sunday (2-4 p.m.). Funeral service will be held at Royal City Baptist Church, 100 Ridgewood Ave., Guelph on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment Memory Gardens, Breslau. In memory of Ivy, we ask that you consider donating to the Royal City Baptist Church.
A tree will be planted in memory of Ivy F. A. Alger in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2:30 pm.