HAUGH: With great sadness, the family of Irene Haugh of Exeter and formerly of Crediton, announces her passing at the Seaforth Manor, on Thursday, May 7, 2015, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Ross Haugh (2013). Loved mother of Linda Nakamura of Seaforth and Dan Haugh (Leslie Smith) of London. Cherished grandma of Jason (Sarah) Nakamura of Kitchener, Laura Nakamura, Brent (Jenn) Haugh and Trevor (Kristiena) Haugh all of London. Proud great-grandma of Mya, Carmen, Maggie, Callie, Nicholas, Landyn and Eva. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Dorothy Lambie of Saskatoon, Reg (Pauline) Finkbeiner of RR 2, Grand Bend, Lorne (Phyllis) Haugh of Exeter, Joyce (Michael) Burke of Brampton. Irene will also be missed by her daughter-in-law Sherri Haugh, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Lorne and Laura (England) Finkbeiner, her brother-in-law Robert Lambie and son-in-law Brian Nakamura (2013). Irene was a lifelong resident of Stephen Township where she grew up on the 8th Concession. She was a life member of the Women’s Institute and a faithful member of the Crediton Evangelical and United Churches where she served as a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher. Irene enjoyed a teaching career that spanned 35 years with 27 of those years being spent in Usborne Township. Her years at Usborne Central School from 1964 when the school opened to 1984, left the students whose lives she touched with pleasant memories of field trips to Camp Sylvan and Quebec City, and Friday Hot Dog Sales. Irene always took great pride in the accomplishments of her many students. Resting at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, with visitation on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be celebrated at Zion United Church, Crediton on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2 p.m. with visiting one hour prior at the church. Mr. Bob Heywood Officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment in Crediton Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation (payable by cheque) to Zion United Church in Crediton, the Canadian Wildlife Federation or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences at www.hoffmanfuneralhome.com
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