Sadly, on May 23rd, 2023 Jessie McGhie Ireland (nee Chalmers) passed away peacefully and in the presence of family at McNally House Hospice. Though in her 95th year, she lived independently until recently at the Chartwell Orchards Retirement Residence in Vineland, Ontario where she will be missed by her many friends and staff members.
Jessie always put family first and foremost – often dedicating herself to the support of family members. Her loyalty and transcendent love of family is reflected upon her memory at this time. Jessie is predeceased by her husband Ronald Ireland, her parents Gladys and William Chalmers and her sister Barbara (Caroll). A loving mother to her sons Ron and his wife Shelley and Rob and his wife Jacqueline. A supportive sister to her eldest sister Nan (David) and her brother Bill (Chalmers). She was also a much-loved grandmother of Brenna (Matt), Kevin, Craig, Bryce and Alexandra who continue to hold her memory dearly.
Though born in Chile in 1929 and raised in Scotland, Canada was her home for more than 69 years where she lived successively in London Ontario, Port Rowan and finally Beamsville.
For those who wish to attend, a memorial service will be held on May 31st at the Vineland Chapel of Tallman Funeral homes at 12pm with an hour of visitation beginning at 11am. For those wishing to view the livestream please click this link – Livestream – Jessie Ireland.
As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to McNally House Hospice.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Jessie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Tallman Funeral Homes - Vineland