IRWIN, Douglas April 20, 1934 - September 20, 2019 Douglas (Doug) Larry Charles Irwin, aged 85, died peacefully at home on September 20, 2019 in Brampton, Ontario. Doug is remembered by family and friends for his kindness, his passion for helping others, and how he lived his faith every day. Born in Stratford, Ontario, Doug married Joanne Spencer in 1956, enjoying 63 years of marriage. Doug's career in the furniture business took him to Bramalea in 1968 with Joanne and his two daughters, Lisa and Tina. He was a pillar of his community, volunteering his time at the Emmanuel United Church, the Special Olympics, and various hockey teams. Doug is survived by his wife Joanne and daughters Lisa Elder (Rob) and Tina Clarke (Michael), as well as grandchildren Courtney Symons (Stephen Jardeleza) and Cameron Symons. A Celebration of his Life will take place on Tuesday, October 15 2019 at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel United Church at 420 Balmoral Drive in Brampton. A luncheon will follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to Emmanuel United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Published in Brampton Guardian from Sep. 20 to Sep. 27, 2019.