Obituary of Irene Rook
With her family at her side, Irene Mae Rook (nee Holton) passed away peacefully after a brief illness at St. Joseph Lifecare Centre on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at age 84 years. Beloved daughter of the late Frank Holton (Adera) and Lois. Much loved mother of Susan (Bruce) Clavette, Karen (Paul) Eldridge, James (Sharla) Rook, Nancy (Bruce) MacGregor and David (Becky) Rook. Also loved by grandchildren Lori (Wayne), Andrew (Beth); Marlena; Ryan and Kyle; Ashleigh, Malia, Addison, and Parker; and by great-grandchildren Henry, Timmy, William; and Camdon. Dear sister of the Reverend Roy (the late Margaret) Holton and the late Margaret (Lloyd) Stapleton. Irene enjoyed a long, successful career in real estate but primarily enjoyed her family and grandchildren. She also volunteered at the BGH and was a member of Probus. The family expresses sincere thanks to all the kind staff at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre for their care and compassion. Friends may pay their respects to the family during a reception in the Hospitality Suite of MCCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Rd. N. on Friday, June 16 from 1:00 p.m. until 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place. A private interment service will follow in Farringdon Burial Ground. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre or your favorite charity gratefully appreciated.