Obituaries

Irene Tripp

Death Notice

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Irene Tripp at Bluewater Health on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the age of 78. Loving and devoted mother of Brian (Melanie) Thomas, Linda Popen, Shelley Osborn, Cheryl (David Beland) Leader, and Jeff (Kelly) Thomas. Dearly missed by her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by her brother Tom Zanzow. Predeceased by her husbands David Thomas, Jim Anderson, and Marvin Tripp, sisters Betty and Ann, and by her treasured granddaughter Jennifer Osborn. Irene will always be remembered for her loving heart, her generosity, and her endless support for her children and grandchildren, who she wholeheartedly devoted her life to. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Smith Funeral Home, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please).

8 Condolences

  • Darcie Tripp and Wayne Snyder April 23, 2017 03:31pm

    Irene was a wonderful person and will always hold a special place in our hearts. Very sorry to hear of her passing.

  • Stacy Houlbrook April 23, 2017 10:48am

    Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss.
    May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
    Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.

    Xoxo ❤ Stacy, Averi, Blake Corey & Mason

  • Terry Brown April 23, 2017 01:53am

    please accept our condolences and prayers to all Irenes children , grandchildren and great grandchildren .She live on in your hearts , may god help ease the pain of your loss.

  • Mike Tripp April 22, 2017 02:01pm

    My condolences to all. Rest in peace Irene. Say hello to dad for me.

  • Terri bartley April 21, 2017 10:34am

    So sorry to hear of her passing she was one amazing women with a huge loving heart prayers sent to you and the family in this sad time

  • Robin Stephenson April 20, 2017 11:42pm

    So sorry to hear about your Grandma's passing, Randy.

  • Dorothy Wilson April 20, 2017 08:33pm

    My condolences to your family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Julie Woods April 20, 2017 06:44pm

    Brian, Melanie and family. So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was far too young.

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