IRWIN: Robert Charles age 57 of R. R. # 5 Dresden passed away Monday April 23, 2012. He was born in Chatham son of Roy and Audrey (Lindsay) Irwin.  Robert was a member of Ontario Farmer’s Association, former member of Dresden Squires Hockey Team and enjoyed hunting. Surviving is his wife Patti (Piacek) Irwin, sons Nicholas Irwin, Bradley (Kristi) Irwin and Michael Irwin (Amanda), two grandchildren Charly & Caden,  mother Audrey Irwin of Dresden, sisters: Arlene Vandermeersch (Paul) and Linda Whitson. Predeceased by his father Roy Irwin, grandson Hunter Irwin, niece Tricia Piacek and nephew Mitchell Whitson. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden  Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held from the chapel of the funeral home Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Linda McFadden officiating. Cremation to follow at Resurrection Crematorium, Sarnia. Memorial contributions to the Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at

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