Irene Brown

BROWN, Mary "Irene"


90 years, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Leamington Mennonite Home in the presence of her dear brother Paul who cared for her for many years. Dear sister of Edward Brown (Lucia), and Paul Brown. Loving aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Sydney and Elizabeth Brown, her brothers Bernard Brown, Dennis Brown and her sister Sharon Wilhelm. Irene will be dearly missed by many cousins in the Brown and Milligan families. Irene was a graduate of St. Joseph's Nursing School, Chatham. She nursed in Leamington at the original Leamington Hospital and then in Detroit for over 40 years, retiring in 1989. She loved to travel and collected many Royal Daulton and Hummel figurines. Irene was a lifetime member of St. Michael's CWL. Christmas was her favourite time of the year. Irene's family wish to thank the staff at the Leamington Mennonite Home particularly the third floor staff. Memorial Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection at St. Michael's Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. Interment of cremated remains at Erie Memorial Gardens. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation and the Mass are limited to a specific number of visitors. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment at Everyone must wear a mask. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Michael's Church Building Fund. Friends may share memories at