LAPORTE, Irene Roxas
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October 20, 1929 - November 2, 2012
Irene Roxas Laporte, beloved mother of ten children and numerous grandchildren, was called upon by the Lord on November 2, 2012 at the age of 83 years. She was born on October 20, 1929 in the Philippines. Irene was predeceased by her husband Norberto Laporte in 1961 and her grandson Eugene Villaverde. She immigrated to Calgary in 1979. She is survived by her children, Lily Llaguno (Ramon), Carmelita Jaime, Brigida Ybabao (Al), Nick Laporte (Emette), Nestor Laporte (Vicky), Irene Jr. Laporte, Leonora Cruz, Yolanda Laporte, Loretta Crescini (Rommel Sr.) and Connie Feliciano (Jojo); grandchildren, Lira and Chris, Melvin and Jocelyne, Norbert, Oliver, Herbert, Dominique, Nicole and Dave, Feliza, Reneil, Ranier, Rommel, Renesa, Ruben, Nelson and Tina, Sheila, Jason, Rommel Jr., Irwin, Vanessa, Myron; great-grandchildren, Isabel, Brix, Bianca, Charmaine, Vernice, Verlini, Iris Kya, Iris Shya; as well as other grandchildren and relatives in the Philippines. The family of Irene would like to thank the management and staff at Rocky Ridge Retirement Community for the love and compassionate care they provided her. Many thanks also go to Alberta Health Services for all the support in making her comfortable and well looked after. Prayer Service, Viewing and Visitation will be held at EDEN BROOK FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road) on Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Eden Brook Funeral Home on Friday, November 9, at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Committal held at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.edenbrookcemetery.ca. Arrangements entrusted to EDEN BROOK FUNERAL HOME and RECEPTION CENTRE, 24223 Township Road 242, Calgary, AB (17 Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road).
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2012