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Irene Sarah Borden


Irene S. Borden, 77, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Born in Harrisville, she was the daughter of the late Mervyn and Dorothy (Booth) Maxwell. Irene was a retired employee of Co-Op Atlantic (Accounting Department). She was a member of Mountain View United Church, the Ladies UCW and the Church Choir. Irene enjoyed sewing, crafts and spending time with family and friends. Irene will be sadly missed by her husband, Allan Borden; children, David Dunston (Fonda) of Penobsquis; Derrick Dunston (Leta Both) of Petitcodiac and Darla Dunston of Moncton; stepchildren, Christopher Borden (Lise) of Dieppe, Kelly Taylor of Salisbury and Craig Borden (Megan) of Lower Coverdale; grandchildren, Matthew, Benjamin and Cassina Dunston; step grandchildren, Isabelle and GenevieveBorden, Kirsten Gargan, Brianna Taylor, Melody and Stephen Borden; sister, Liz Gaffield (Ross) of Toronto, ON; sisters in law, Rose Maxwell and Mary Maxwell; many nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by her brother, Thomas Maxwell and sister-in-law, Vera Borden. Visitation to be held at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Service to celebrate and honour Irene’s life will be held from Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11:00 am with Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment to be held at Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeville. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mountain View United Church Building Fund or the Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences for the family can be made at