I hope you are all keeping safe and well.
We are deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of Magdalene Stewart,ADCRG.
We send our thoughts and prayers to all of Madalene's loved ones.
Magdalene's funeral will take place at 11.00am Vancouver time (7pm UK time) on Friday 30th April in Precious Blood Church 17475 59 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 1P3
Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, only 9 people are allowed to attend in person. People can join virtually by live streaming on the churches YouTube channel at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31hRDTZLRZ0&feature=youtu.be
Below is a tribute from Magdalene's family:
My family and I are deeply saddened by the passing of beloved Aunty Magdalene, she was very much respected and loved not just by our family but also by her dancers and their families past and present. She loved it when her family and people from our Irish Dancing community went to visit Vancouver and she always made everybody feel so welcome. She was always interested in hearing how her family were in London and Ireland.
Magdalene danced as a child for O’Connor School in Belfast at the same tiime and same age-group as my Mum who danced for Anna McCoy, not surprising that when she grew up, she married my Mum’s brother Edmond.
We will miss her deeply, will miss her giggles and hearing her great range of Belfast expressions and stories of the past which kept us all very much amused.
Rest in peace Aunty Magdalene.
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