Irene Porteous

23-Nov-1924 - 27-Dec-2019

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory


On Friday, December 27, 2019, at the age of 95, Irene Porteous (nee Marshall) of Brampton, ON passed away peacefully at Etobicoke General Hospital, Toronto, ON.

Born November 23, 1924, in DeWolfe, New Brunswick, Irene was the youngest child of the late Byron and Ina (Getchell) Marshall.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Trecartin Porteous in 2010; sisters Madeline Vail, Doris Hansen, Alma Moore, Verna (Mills) Cole, brothers Leo (Betty) and Gilbert Marshall.

Survived by one son Donald (Murielle), Ottawa, ON and one daughter Linda (Bob), Brampton, ON; grandchildren Heather Botham, Ottawa, ON and Marshall Botham, Brampton, ON as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Her smile and laughter will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will be held at the Brampton Funeral Home and Cemetery, 10061 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton, ON L7A 0H6 on Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 12 pm to 2 pm, followed by a funeral service in the Chapel at 2 pm.

For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Woodhall Park Retirement Village, Brampton, ON for their care and support over the past two years while Irene was a resident there. A special thanks to Dr. Roger Bunn, her family physician for over forty years for his excellent care.

Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Brampton Funeral Home & Cemetery

    Event Times:

    02-Jan-2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Chapel Service

    Brampton Funeral Home & Cemetery

    Event Times:

    02-Jan-2020 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Interment

    Brampton Funeral Home & Cemetery

    Event Times:

    02-Jan-2020 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Reception

    Brampton Funeral Home & Cemetery

    Event Times:

    02-Jan-2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Posted by Whitman & Gloria Trecartin | 31-Dec-2019

Sincere condolences to Linda, Bob, Heather and Marshall. Irene will be greatly missed by us. Her ready smile and lovely laugh always made everyone feel so welcome. God speed, Irene. Whitman & Gloria Trecartin

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Posted by Christine’s Adam | 31-Dec-2019

So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family at such a sad time.

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