Peacefully on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Bluewater Health, Irene Isabel Laidler passed away in her 97th year. Loving mother of Lynda Laidler, Barbara Laidler-Chilvers and Steve (Barb) Laidler. Cherished grandmother of Cory, Craig (Mandy), Megan (Rob), Dustin, Lisa and Candice; and great-grandmother of 10 great-grandchildren. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Irene is predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Thomas Laidler, her parents George and Florence Norman, and her sisters Dorothy, Esther and Dolores. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Irene was a member of the Sarnia Women Aglow, and was a longtime member of St. John’s Anglican Church, Trinity Anglican Church and Cornerstone Anglican Church. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to service. A burial of ashes to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Red Cross (cheques only at the funeral home please).
ServiceA memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to service. A burial of ashes to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.
DonationsSympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Red Cross (cheques only at the funeral home please).
September 17, 2017 06:16pm
Lynda, Barb, Steve & Family
So sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. My condolences to you all. Mom's are very loving and special people . Irene had an amazing gift in offering sincere comfort to people. She was an immense help to Mom after my Dad passed . Mom just loved Irene's after dinner visits . Your Mom@Dad were wonderful neighbours for many years. She will be dearly missed.
September 11, 2017 11:44am
My sincere condolences Lynn on the loss of your mom. Another Angel has received her wings. Thinking of you st this difficult time... Marion.
Tom and Mary McLaughlin
September 11, 2017 08:25am
Steve, Barb and families, sorry for the loss of your Mother.
September 11, 2017 01:13am
I am sorry to hear of Irene's passing. My father Tom Simpson was an army buddy of Tom. My dad and mum were good friends of Tom and Irene.
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