BEST- Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB. August 7, 2017. M. Irene (Gilbert) Best of St. Stephen, NB., wife of the late Stewart S. Best. Born April 29, 1924 at Saint John, NB., daughter of the late James F. and G. Josephine (McCormick) Gilbert.

Survived by her children Stewart Best (Andrea) of Rolling Dam, NB., Karen Armstrong (Robert) of Limekiln, NB., Janet McAuley (George) of St. Stephen, NB., grandchildren; Katrina Best (Nate), Shannon Best, Ryan Best, Jack Armstrong (Megan), Jason Armstrong (Melanie) and Nicole Armstrong ( Sebastien), great grandchildren; Dillon, Madison, Lexie, Evan, Owen and Sutter, sister-in-law, Doreen Gilbert of Saint John, NB., several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents, husband, three brothers; James, Edward and Ralph, one sister, Gloria Connolly.

Resting at The S.O.Mehan and Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen. NB. from where funeral service will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1 PM. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 11 AM-1 PM.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Saint John, NB.at 3:30 PM.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, remembrances to Alzheimer Society or charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. On-line condolences for the family may be sent to www.mehanfuneralhome.ca