The death occurred, surrounded by her loving family, at Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, of Edith Mungall of Summerside, beloved wife of John “Jock” Ross Mungall, aged 87 years. Veteran of Second World War.
Born in Dundee, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Harry Sr. and Mina (Manson) Dye. Edith served with the Royal Canadian Air Force Women’s Division at Rockcliffe Air Station, Ottawa, ON, where she was assigned to assist with the mapping of the Northwest Territories. Edith was a driving force behind the formation of Summerside’s first pipe band, the Summerside Presbyterian Pipe Band, and an active member of the band Highland Society. Edith was also an active member, and past president of the Prince County Hospital Ladies Aid, volunteering for many years at the Hospital Gift Shop. She was also a life member of the RCAF Association 200 Summerside Wing.
Edith is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Barbara (Fred) Reed, Comox, B.C.; Edith French, Kingston, N.S.; Diane (Dan) Dewdney, Summerside; grandchildren, Lori (Al) Ketch, Comox, B.C.; Patricia French, Halifax, N.S.; Troy (Brooke) Dewdney, St. Augustine, FL; T.J. Dewdney, St. Augustine, FL; great-granddaughters, Kelsey and Karmin Nichols, Comox, B.C.; Allie Dewdney, St. Augustine, FL; brother, Harry Dye, Summerside; brother-in-law, Ed McOrmond, Summerside; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her infant son, John Ross Mungall; son-in-law, Carl French; granddaughter, Amanda French; sister, Mina McOrmond; brother, Manson Dye; and by her sister-in-law, Shirley Dye.
Resting at the Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, until Monday, then to Summerside Presbyterian Church for funeral service at 11 a.m. A private family committal service will be held at People’s Cemetery, Summerside, at a later date. Visiting hours Sunday from 2–4 p.m. only.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Prince County Hospital Foundation, or the Summerside Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.