KIRBY - Shane (Shaun) Joseph (Rip) by day66380


 18511 Rtd. S/Sgt Shane J. (R.I.P.) KIRBY passed away in Prince George B.C. on Saturday 27
  January 2008, surrounded by his family including his two daughters Siobhan (Tom) Bailey of
  Colorado and Colleen (Bruno) Bourassa of Prince George and his grand children Thomas Jr.,
 Georgia, Matthew, Jonathan and Danielle. Shane was a member of the Prince George Division
                                     RCMP Veterans Assoc.

A wake for Shane was held last night at his daughter's home in Prince George. Frank Boyle and
                  Dave Rusnell of the PGMPVETS Association attended the wake.
There will be no service for Shane here in Prince George. He is to be cremated and his ashes
will be buried later this year in Regina Sask.

KIRBY - Shane (Shaun) Joseph (Rip)
KIRBY - Shaun Joseph (Rip); passed away on Saturday, January 26th at Prince George Regional
Hospital at the age of 84. Sean was predeceased by his wife Frances in 2006. Shaun was born in
Dublin, Ireland on December 14th, 1923 and moved to Canada with his family in 1953. He retired
as a Staff/Sgt. from the RCMP Crime Lab at "F" Division in Regina, Saskatchewan where he
spent the majority of his career. Shaun is survived by his daughter Colleen (Bruno) Bourassa, of
Prince George and grandchildren Jonathan (23), Danielle (21) and Matthew (19); and by
daughter Siobhan (Tom) Bailey of Denver, Colorado and grandchildren Thomas (3) and Georgia
(10 months). Shaun is also survived by brothers Gerald (Nancy), Jim and Brian and sisters Nuala
and Peigi and Deirdre (Allen) Hughes and numerous relatives in Ireland. Funeral Mass and
Internment will be held at Depot Division in Regina at 2:00 pm, Friday, March 28th. Reception to
follow at the Officers' Mess.

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