Joined her soulmate, Jim Short, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 passing away peacefully at Sara Vista Nursing Centre, Elmvale, in her 84th year. Irene, loving mother of Deb (Tony) LaBarbera of Alberta, Patricia (Paul) Rhynold of British Columbia and Karen (Tom) Klein Gebbinck of Elmvale. Proud Grandma of Jason (Kodette), Matthew (Meghan), Adam (Alexandra), Scott (Dawn), Steven (Tanisha), Bryan (Taylor), Christa (Alex), Mark (Jessica) and Great Grandmother of Ryder, Easton, Benen, Grace, Logan and Ellie.
As per her request, Irene will be cremated and laid to rest with Jim at Elmvale Cemetery at a later date.
There will be no visitation or funeral.
Donations in Irene's memory made to Friends of Sara Vista or Friends of Wye Marsh would be greatly appreciated by her family.
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