Peacefully on September 29, 2017 at the age of 97, surrounded by her loving family. Irene is reunited with her beloved husband Maury (1978). Dearest mother to Lesley Askin (Jim), Janis Barlow (Bob) of California and Allyson McKrow (Tom). Very proud Grandmother to Shelby Askin-Hager (Andy), James Askin (Alison), Chris Askin (Brittney), Ainsley McKrow and Daniel Barlow. Great-grandmother to Simon, Genevieve and Gareth Hager, Jared and Laine Askin. Will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephew and dear friends Betty and Denise. Predeceased by her parents Maude and Robert Orr, siblings Allen, Robert, Rosina and Mary.

Many thanks to the staff at Heron Terrace for their endless care and love towards Mom especially in her final days. If you so desire, donations to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation would be appreciated.

Visitation Monday, October 2nd from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Tuesday 11:30 a.m. at FAMILIES FIRST, 1065 Lauzon Rd., East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow. Private interment at a later date at Victoria Memorial Gardens. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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