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Irene Garner

March 18, 1925 - October 18, 2014


Irene passed into the hands of God, October 18 2014 at the age of 89 years.

Irene was born March 18, 1925 and spent the early years of her life

in Rainy River Ont. and had many fond memories there. Irene moved

to Transcona at the age of 7. She attended and taught Sunday school

at St. George’s Anglican Church. She was also active in the community

and in various war efforts. Irene and Stan were married Nov. 5 1955

and began raising their family in  Transcona Manitoba. In 1969 they

moved to Chilliwack B.C. where she was faithfully involved in the

Anglican Church. First at St Thomas’ and then the last 25 years at St. John’s

in Sardis. Irene was active in the Alter Guild and with the Primates World

Relief and Development Fund and in the community with Bibles

for Missions. Irene worked with community services for a number

of years and volunteered in the community. As well as being active

in the church she encouraged her  children to attend church with her

every Sunday. Irene loved her family  deeply and her home was always

open to friends and family. Hosting  Sunday family dinner was a great

pleasure to her. Irene was thoughtful,  kind and quick to forgive. She loved

to garden, her flower beds and roses  gave her great joy. With Stan they

traveled extensively in their RV  across Canada and the US. Their

travels also took them to England and Scotland.  Irene is lovingly remembered and

is greatly missed by her Husband of 59 years Stanley Garner and

her children Lynda (Brian), Bert  (Paddye), Michael (Colleen). Her

grandchildren Lorraine, Christine (Nathan), Marie (Gary), Jillian,

Emily, Adam, Valerie. Great  grandchildren Kennedy, Reidar and

Noah. She is survived by her sisters  Maudie Ansley, Kaye (Garnet)

Smith, her sisters-in-law Shirley (Reg) Romans and Marge Garner.

Irene was blessed with many nieces  and nephews in her extended family.

Irene was predeceased by her  parents Charles and Catherine

Derrier, siblings Fred Derrier,  Dorothy (John) Michie, and Harold

Derrier, brother-in-law Lloyd Ansley,  brother-in-law Gilbert Garner and

infant children Elaine & Peter.  Funeral Service to be held at St.

John’s Anglican Church, Sardis B.C., Saturday October 25th at 2:30, Th e

Reverend Allan Carson officiating.  Interment in the Memorial Garden

and reception to follow.  The family would like to thank

the Doctors, nurses and staff at  Chilliwack General Hospital for

their care and kindness especially in  her final days.

If desired, donations can be made  to CNIB, Bibles for Missions or the




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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 25, 2014
Beginning at 2:30pm

St. John''s Anglican Church

Sardis, BC Canada

Sardis, BC Canada

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