2017-10-05 / Obituaries

Iva Harrington

Iva Marie Harrington of Sault Ste. Marie passed away Friday, September 29, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. She was 91.

She was born January 24, 1926, to Harry and Anna Stewart in St. Ignace.

Mrs. Harrington was employed as the office manager at the Sault Polyclinic for 50 years.

She was a member of St. Mary’s ProCathedral Catholic Church and a member at the Adoration Chapel.

She is survived by a niece and her family, Dolores and Lyndell Carter; a nephew, David Gilbert, and a cousin and her family, Diane and Tom Tarnutzer of St. Ignace, and their four children and their families, Mindy Rivers, Traci Goodnight, Aaron Tarnutzer, and Adam Tarnutzer. She is also survived by her caregiver, Janet Whyte.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Harrington was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Harrington; two sisters, Annis Stewart and Faye Church, and a special friend, William Torok.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, October 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s ProCathedral Catholic Church in Sault Ste. Marie with Father Sebastian Kavumkal officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to time of the service in the Mary Room of the church.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home in Sault Ste. Marie is assisting the family with arrangements.

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