Of White Rock on January 15, 2005 after a brief but admirable struggle with cancer.
Born in Vancouver on December 24, 1925, she had just entered her 80th year.
Irene rallied to provide her family a great last Christmas with her.
Irene was predeceased by husband Jack (Jan. ’97) and daughter Arlene (Feb. ’97).
She leaves to cherish memories, son Dan (Sue); daughter Lynda; grandchildren Chris (Christina), Carrie (Ray) , Megan (Shane), Kelley (Cam), Melissa (Denis), Aaron and Katy; her special treasures, great-grandchildren Nathaniel, Kieran and Hannah; nieces Kathleen Gratton and Frances (Russell) Janus; and daughter in her heart, Rosemary (Ron) Grove,
Irene enjoyed her bowling leagues where she renewed old friendships and met so many new friends.
She was surrounded by loving and caring neighbours who were so supportive.
A Memorial Service was held at 10:00 am, on Saturday, January, 22, 2005 at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Center, 14831 – 28th Avenue, Surrey.In lieu of flowers donations to BC Cancer foundation woud be appreciated.
“May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. We love you and miss you Mom.”