STROICH, Irene Mary (nee Fitzpatrick) November 3, 1929 February 8, 2013
Irene Stroich passed away at Peter Lougheed Hospital on Friday, February 8, 2013 at the age of 83 years. She will be dearly remembered by her children and their families, Danny (Cindy) and Vicki, Brad (Brandy), Gavin and Benjamin, Kevin (Kathy) and Adam and Vanessa, Della Cummings (Rob Mercredi) and Keenan and Kale and Wanda (Phil) Hall and Dennis and Katelyn; sister Olga Philippon; and many more family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Harry, four brothers and two sisters. Irene grew up on the family farm near Willow Bunch, SK. She met the love of her life, Harry, shortly after they were married, they settled on Harry’s family farm in Glen Bain, SK. In 1971, they moved to Assiniboia, SK where she worked with special needs children and in a seniors home. After they retired, they moved to Calgary. Irene was an active member of the Catholic Women’s League. She was a loving mother to not only her children but many more. Irene’s family would like to thank the staff of both the Peter Lougheed Hospital and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their exceptional care and compassion. Prayer Services will be held for Irene at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, 15 Templebow Rd NE, on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the same location on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. John Pinto celebrant. Interment will follow at Queens Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Santuari Hospice, (Peter Lougheed Hospital: Unit 42) 3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 6J4.