Nov 23, 1924 – Dec 27, 2019 – On Friday, December 27, 2019, at the age of 95, Irene Porteous (née Marshall) of Brampton, ON passed away peacefully at Etobicoke General Hospital, Toronto, ON. Born November 23, 1924, in DeWolfe, New Brunswick, Irene was the youngest child of the late Byron and Ina (Getchell) Marshall.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Trecartin Porteous, in 2010; sisters Madeline Vail, Doris Hansen, Alma Moore, Verna (Mills) Cole; brothers Leo (Betty) and Gilbert Marshall.
Survived by one son, Donald (Murielle), Ottawa, ON and one daughter, Linda (Bob), Brampton, ON; grandchildren, Heather Botham, Ottawa, ON and Marshall Botham, Brampton, ON, as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her smile and laughter will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held at the Brampton Funeral Home and Cemetery, 10061 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton, ON L7A 0H6 on Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 12 to 2 p.m., followed by a funeral service in the Chapel at 2 p.m.
For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family at https://www.arbormemorial.ca/brampton/obituaries/irene-porteous/43348/
The family would like to thank the staff at Woodhall Park Retirement Village, Brampton, ON for their care and support over the past two years while Irene was a resident there. A special thanks to Dr. Roger Bunn, her family physician for over forty years, for his excellent care.