June 3, 1944 ~ September 7, 2013
Irene Blackmore passed away suddenly on September 7, 2013 at the age of 69 years.
Irene was born in Creston, B.C. on June 3, 1944. It was in Creston that she was educated and where she remained throughout her life.
Irene had a big heart and was always helping those in need. She was mom and friends to many, and those that knew her well knew she was a ‘force to be reckoned with’.
Irene married Marvin Walter Brown on June 4, 1962, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and married Dean Roger Blackmore on June 17, 1972, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.
Irene was predeceased by her husband Marvin Brown on January 17, 1964; her husband Dean Blackmore on March 15, 2000; and her granddaughter Robin Pears on December 12, 2012.
Irene is survived by her daughters Connie Brunell and Tammy (Curt) Grant; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister Mable Moore; brother Virgl Osborne, and many others that called her ‘Mom’.
Irene will be deeply missed. We love you Mom.
A Service for Irene was held at GF Oliver Funeral Chapel on September 13, 2013, with Pastor Gordon Lawrence officiating.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Irene’s name may do so to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC, 208 – 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V2.