Irene China

Irene China

Tuesday, March 12th, 1946 Thursday, March 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Irene Jean China (Earle)

China, Irene Jean (nee Earle)

(Funeral will be web-casted on Monday at 11:00 am - See web-cast tab on Irene's web page)

Peacefully onThursday, March 19th, 2020 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of Luciano China. Dear mother of Stephen (Mary Comerford) and Cindy Kettlewell (Duane). Cherished nana of Cassandra (Scott Ferguson), Cody (Erika Ellison)) and dearest great-nana of Jackson and Weston. Remembered by her sister Sharon Grisdale, Shelia Scotland (Rob), Larry, Janet Kostoulakis (Kosta). Irene will also be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends.
Funeral service will be held at Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at 11:00 am. A public celebration of Irene's life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of Irene in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 23rd, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    21 First St
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Monday, March 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Dods & McNair Funeral Home, Chapel & Reception Centre
    Address Not Available
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020


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Darcy China

George, Darcy, Brandi & Derek China
Irene was a lot of fun, loving and generous. She made the best jams and pies ever. She will truly be missed but we know she is in a safe place and pain free. Our thoughts and prayers are with the rest of her immediate family.
Comment | Posted at 04:00pm via Condolence

Jessie Stellato

Irene, you were one of the coolest mom's I ever knew. I always admired the close bond you had to your family. I know you will continue to watch over everyone. May your loved ones left behind be comforted by all the wonderful memories. My condolences to you all. Lou, Cindy, Duane, Steve, Mary.. Cassandra, Cody and all your family and friends, my deepest condolences. RIP Irene. xoxo.
Comment | Posted at 10:48am via Condolence

Rosanna Gregoris

To Auntie the arms of an angel now. You will be forever in my heart. Love you, your niece, Rosanna
Comment | Posted at 09:57am via Condolence

Cathy Bates

Holding you in our heart today. Thinking of you and sending love from NS. Cathy
Comment | Posted at 09:17am via Condolence

Janet Kostoulakis

Irene It's Your Time To Be Taken Care Of.
A caretaker through and through,when giving and loving were needed I could always run to you.
My Sister by birth,but a Mother at heart
I called you Mom as a joke and compliment ever vigilant in keeping everyone calm.
My Sister,my Friend,my Love,my light and my other Mom.
You will Forever be in my heart.
My Heart Felt Condolences To Lou,Stephen and Mary
Cindy and Dwayne,Cassandra,Cody
Comment | Posted at 11:37am via Condolence

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