GLADWISH, Iris, Paula – At Vision Nursing Home on Sunday, March 31st, 2013, Iris passed away peacefully at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of the late William “Irvin” Gladwish. Loving mother of Peter & his wife Victoria, Aurora, Stephen & his wife Wanda, Mississauga and Andrew & his wife Laura, Georgetown. Cherished grandmother of Laura & Reesa. Predeceased by her parents Isaac & Effie Thompson, brothers Ford & Ken Thompson and sister Myrtle McCarthy. The family of Iris and Irvin would like to make special mention and give their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at the Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia. Their deep sense of caring and respect for the individual was a tremendous source of comfort and support for the family. Private funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 519-344-3131. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may forward memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton, 420 East St.N., Sarnia, N7T 6Y5 or the Arthritis Society, 100 – 546 Christina St. N. Sarnia, N7T 5W6. Messages of condolence & memories may be left at

A tree will be planted in memory of Iris Gladwish in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 15th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area

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