Elsie Irene Horton
June 18, 1928 – September 6, 2019
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of (Elsie) Irene HORTON, beloved wife, sister, mother, grandma, great grandma and friend.
Irene is survived by her children Stephen (Karen), Gary (Sandy), Dexter (Deb), nine terrific grandchildren (Chris, Nick, Graeme; Jennifer, Stephen, Kaitlyn; Brandon, Evan & Noel) as well as eight fantastic great grandchildren (Amaya, Meliya, Khyden; Evie; Oliver, Lucas; Roland & Ryah). She loved and cherished them all. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada, USA, and England.
Irene is predeceased by her husband, Stanley Clifford Horton, her mother, Dorothy, her father, Maurice, her sister, Dorothy, and her brother, David.
Irene was born in Walsall, Staffordshire, England to Dorothy Kinson Taylor and Oliver Maurice James. Irene and Stan married in Walsall in 1948 and were married for 70 years. She came to Canada with her family in 1957. The family started out in North Vancouver but soon moved to Port Coquitlam where she lived for 59 years. Irene worked for School District #43 as a teacher’s aide from 1969 until her retirement at age 65. Irene loved travelling with Stan, whether in their travel trailer or internationally. She especially enjoyed her time travelling in the motorhome.
There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, September 21st, at 2:00 pm, at St. Catherine's Anglican Church, Port Coquitlam. A Tea will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Royal Canadian Air Cadet Foundation of BC, #2-7630 Montreal Street, Delta, BC V4K OA7 or St. Catherine’s Anglican Church, Port Coquitlam.
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Elsie Irene Horton
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