Irma died on December 17, 2013 at the Grey Nuns Hospital with family by her side after a truly courageous, lengthy struggle.
She has left to cherish her memory her husband of 59 years Colin; sons: David (Laura), Howard (Lori), Ian (Angela); daughters: Elaine (Mark Dick), Marilyn (Steve Kanerva); grandchildren: Brian, Christina, Cameron, Amy, Scott, Renata, Murray; sister Mary Switzer; sister-in-law Barbara Castle as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Cremation has taken place and at Irma’s request there will be no Funeral Service.
Family and friends will be invited to gather at a future date to share their many happy memories of Irma.
Colin and family wish to acknowledge and thank Dr Curtis Ciona for his highly professional and courteous attention to Irma and especially thank the entire nursing and care staff of Station 44 at the Grey Nuns Hospital for their extraordinary professionalism, care, compassion and attention afforded to Irma throughout her extended stay with them.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.