SOULLIERE: Barbara Jean (Ireland) – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dear wife, mother, sister and aunt at the age of 62. Barbara lost her fight with many illnesses on March 26, 2012. Born in Chatham, Barbara was the daughter of the late Robert and Edith (Makey) Ireland. Barbara is survived by her husband Ron and her daughter Sarah McIntosh. Dear sister to Shirley and Gord Knight of Chatham, Joanne Bennett of Chatham, John and Charlene Ireland of Blenheim, Linda Byrne and Sam Frederick of Chatham, Garry Ireland and Brenda Eagleson of Cambridge, and Sharron and Rick Bechard of Chatham. Predeceased by her brother Carl Dale. Also missed by many nieces and nephews. Barb will be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held for her at a later date. Donations made in memory of Barbara to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at http://mckinlayfuneralhome.com. McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario (519)351-2040.

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