Born May 19, 1921

 Today August 17, 2018, Irene McEwan has begun an exciting new life in heaven!  Irene is predeceased by sisters Jean, May and Anne also her beloved husband of 61 years, James McEwan, who was for many years the Canadian President of the Full Gospel Businessmen.  Irene, along with her daughter Lauraine, was on the original Ontario Area Board of Women’s Aglow when it first came to Canada.  Irene emigrated from Scotland to Canada in 1952 with her husband and two children.  She has lived a very full and successful life, always involved with church and para church activities.  She graciously entertained in her home, speakers from around the world.  At age 97, Irene was longing to go home, she is now safely with her Lord Jesus.  To carry on the family legacy Irene leaves behind her son Kevin McEwan, wife Joanne and his children Rachael, Wesley and Michael also her daughter Lauraine Meyer, husband John and children Kevin, Corinna, Aynsley, Ewan and Amanda.  Irene will be fondly remembered as “Grandy” by her 17 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.  Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday August 19th, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  A funeral service will be held on Monday August 20th, 2018 at Evangel Pentecostal Church, 374 Farewell St., Oshawa at 11:00 AM with one hour of visitation prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Irene can be made to Harvest Time Revival - Sheri Peters Africa Mission.  Online condolences can be shared at


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  • Aug 18, 2018

    Wayne E. Gillie
    Lauraine John and family we are saddened to hear of your mother's passing yesterday. We also rejoice in knowing she's now with Jim and her savior Jesus Christ. Peace and blessings to each of you during this difficult time. Wayne & Sheila Gillie,New Harbour Nova Scotia.    

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