In loving memory of Carolyn Mary Irwin (nee Sadler) 78 years.
Carolyn went home to her Lord and Saviour on Sunday, July 18th, 2021, at Health Sciences North with her two daughters holding her hands.
Loving and devoted wife of 62 years to Dennis Irwin. She will be deeply missed and forever loved by her children, Brian Irwin (Suzanne) of Goulais River, Ontario, Brenda Irwin, and Colleen Thompson (Mark) of Sudbury. She was a doting and proud Grandma to Amber (Anthony), Connie, Courtney, Taryn, and Ethan. Dear Aunt to Sherry Cuthbertson (John) and Great Aunt to Aaron and Katie. Her grandchildren were the light of her life and always brought a smile to her face, even during her most difficult years. She will be missed by many friends.
Carolyn was born in Sudbury on October 1st, 1942. She grew up in Capreol and married Dennis of Markstay on October 4th, 1958. They spent the majority of their marriage in the house they built in Naughton, filling it with life and love. Carolyn’s faith was very important to her. She was a long time member of the Lively Baptist Church, and in later years attended Berean Baptist in Sudbury. She loved the old hymns, with ‘It Is Well With My Soul’ being her favourite. She was a secretary at various schools, and retired from R.H. Murray Public School in Whitefish, where she loved being around the children. Family dinners and get-togethers with friends brought her much joy. She cooked many favourite dishes, but was most known for her famous brownies. She enjoyed the simple things, like a nice hot cup of tea, reading her Bible and devotions, feeding the Blue Jays, and heading out early for Saturday morning yard sales. She left us with many happy memories that we will cherish in our hearts forever.
The family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to the staff, nurses, doctors and PSWs - especially Chantal - at Health Sciences North 4th floor North Tower for their excellent care of not only Carolyn, but her family as well. Thank you also to the wonderful staff at Extendicare York - especially Bonnie - for taking such great care of Mom and Dad.
A private service will be held at the Jackson & Barnard Funeral Home. Interment in the Waters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gideon Bible Society or Teen Challenge North would be appreciated by the family. For donations or messages of condolence www.lougheedfuneralhomes.com.
As Dad said, “I’ll see you on the other side.”
Provided by: Lougheed Funeral Homes