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Ivy McCahon

August 1, 2015

Ivy passed away peacefully at Arbour Cottage in Ladysmith BC at the age of 86. She was born to Chester and Elizabeth Sampson on Saltspring Island.

She spent her early life helping out on the farm and raising the younger children until she moved to Victoria and started housekeeping. In 1950 she met Sid McCahon and married. She raised her seven children while working at various jobs and worked full time as a cook in the Duncan hospital for many years. She is survived by her two brothers Charlie and Ken from a family of 13, as well as her seven children Richard (Cathy), Charles (Debbie), Bill (Cathie), Carol (Fred), Jim (Ellen), Sylvia (Jerry), Alex (Lorna), her 18 grandchildren and their families, 18 great grandchildren, and many loving extended family and many long time friends.

The family extends their sincere thanks to Margie and the staff at Arbour Cottage, and Dr. Robertson for their loving care over the years.

A Funeral Service will be held at Christian Reformed Church, 980 Trunk Road Duncan B.C. on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm.

Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A reception tea will be held at the Church following Internment.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


(250) 748-2134, Duncan, B.C.

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