DOW, Iva M.

DOW, Iva M. – Unexpectedly at the Charlotte County Hospital on Thursday, July 1, 2021, Iva Minerva (McElhinney) Dow, wife of Ralph Dow of Valley Road, NB.

  She is survived by her husband Ralph, of 77 years; her children, Robert (Gloria) Dow, William (Sheryl) Dow, Sandra (Lanny) Justason, Mary Ellen (Sid) Parsons, Janet  (Robert) Hemphill, Tony, Wendy (Delbert), Russell (Darcy) Dow; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ruby Kimball, Sarah McNally, Edna Dickinson and Glenna Micheau; two brothers, Rev. Johnny McElhinney and Robert McElhinney; her very special friend, Bea Hiltz; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

  By Iva’s request, there will be no visitation. Cremation will take place. To view the obituary in detail, to send a condolence to the family or make a donation please go to

  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).