PHILLIPS, Irene (nee Noble) of Port Dover, passed away suddenly at her home on Saturday, July 6, 2013, in her 86th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph and cherished daughter Joanne Novinka.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Edward and Deb, Diane and Brian Lampman and David Novinka and Karen. Proud and loving grandmother of  Michael and Lisa, Leslie and Brett, Robin and Andrew, Philip and Elyssa, Derek and Corrie Lynn and great-grandmother of Nicholas,  Jacob and Sarah.  She will be fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law, Mary Phillips, Lois Keefer and many nieces and nephews. Irene was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, her family was always first and foremost. She was a very active member of the RCL Ladies Auxiliary Branch #158, giving countless hours of her time to help. Irene  will be sadly missed by her bus trip partner Pat Coffer and her good friend Dory Lindsay. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will take place at a later date. A Celebration of Irene’s life will be held at the Port Dover RCL Branch #158 (Market and St. Patrick Sts.) Port Dover on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Arrangements have been entrusted to THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME (519) 583-1530.  For those wishing, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or  condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

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