Sadly, We Have Lost Jim Irwin. May He Rest In Peace.

Glenna Earle Speaks:
Maybe you’ve already been notified, but I wanted to let you know that Jim Irwin died Tuesday in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. (2021 05 25)
Many people in the shuffleboard world will remember Rose and Jim Irwin from the Southern District of Florida and long time shuffleboard enthusiasts. Their summer residence is near Liverpool, NS.
They were both instrumental in a very big way with getting the Saltwater Shuffleboard Club (SSC) off the ground in 2008/9. Both Jim & Rose went to every Inter-Provincial tournament but one I believe. Both very strong supporters of shuffling everywhere.

Jim was willing to do whatever it took to get things going and he helped us tremendously in many ways throughout the whole time SSC has been operational, until last year when COVID-19 stopped us all in our tracks.
Jim suffered dementia in his last few years but never lost his sense of fellowship and good nature. We shall miss him.

Glenna Earle.

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6 Responses to Sadly, We Have Lost Jim Irwin. May He Rest In Peace.

  1. Beverly Fowler says:

    Wein shuffleboard will surely missJim A goof friend

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Helen Biaggi says:

    Thank you Glenna for relaying this sad news. Jim will be forever remembered in our District as a Gentleman on and off the courts.
    RIP dear friend.
    Steve and Helen

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Bill B says:

    Reblogged this on CNSA Shuffleboard Canada.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Ralph Allen says:

    So sorry to hear about Jim, our prayers go out to Rose. I enjoyed playing with Jim and Rose many times, he will be missed.Sam and Dianna Allen

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  5. Myrna Bilton says:

    On behalf of the ISA we send our Deepest Condolences to Rose and family on the passing of Jim.
    Jim will always be remembered for his good humour and wonderful fellowship. May he Rest In Peace.
    With fondest memories
    Myrna Bilton
    ISA President

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Darin Whiteley says:

    My condolences to Rose and family. I always enjoyed our meetings. Jim was a great guy.


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