Eilleen Gertrude Pungente  (nee Clarke) born February 10th, 1916, died September 1st, 2020, at 104 years + of natural causes at Glengarry Rest Home.

Survived by her sons & daughter, James (Inga), Kenneth, & Lorraine, 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.

Eilleen was born in Dublin, Ireland & moved to Canada (Port Arthur) with her mother when she was 7 years, there she met her future husband Ester Pungente & raised 3 children & worked in a care home. In 1967 she moved

to Vancouver, B.C. with Lorraine & continued to work in a care home until her retirement. She was a nature lover, especially birds & an avid reader, she had a natural green thumb for house plants. She had a great curiosity for life.

She lived the last 4 years in a care home in Victoria, B.C. near her sons Jim & Ken.

We would like to thank the Glengarry rest home & hospital, the nurses & caregivers for their total commitment & thoughtfulness to our mother.

There will be a service to celebrate her life at St. Patrick’s Church, 2060 Haultain St. Victoria, B.C. on Sept. 10th,2020 at 2 PM.  Condolences may be offered to the family below.

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  • Pat Rivard

    Dear Jim and family,

    On behalf of Mom, Helen McLellan and the family, I send you condolences on the death of your dear Mother. I didn’t know her but I know she raised a wonderful, caring son so I can only imagine you are like her in many ways. May the wonderful memories you have of her be a source of celebration for completing her journey on earth and arriving at her heavenly home.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Pat Rivard

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