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).
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.
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
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.
April 22, 2017 02:01pm
My condolences to all. Rest in peace Irene. Say hello to dad for me.
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
April 20, 2017 11:42pm
So sorry to hear about your Grandma's passing, Randy.
April 20, 2017 08:33pm
My condolences to your family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
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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