October 10, 1939
July 2, 2023
Irene peacefully passed away at the age of 83 on the evening of July 2, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill in 2003, and she is survived by their beloved son Gary. Irene will always be remembered by her extended family and friends for her unwavering passion for cooking and her ability to create delicious dishes. Additionally, Irene will be fondly remembered for her devoted volunteer work in support of Special Olympics, where she tirelessly advocated for individuals with disabilities. Her infectious jolly smile and hearty laugh will be greatly missed.
An informal reception will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 1 p.m. in Irene’s honor. This gathering will provide an opportunity for anyone who knew Irene to share their cherished stories and memories of their friendship with her. The reception will take place at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, located at 14835 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, on the second floor. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that no floral arrangements be sent.
Irene’s passing leaves behind a void, but her memory and the impact she had on the lives of others through her culinary talents and volunteer work will forever be cherished. Friends, family, and acquaintances are encouraged to come together during the informal reception to pay tribute to Irene’s remarkable life and the mark she left on this world.