Obituary of Irene Martha Butler


Irene Butler


At Westmount Gardens on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Irene Martha (Nee: Atkinson) Butler of London in her 100th year.  Beloved wife for 50 years, of the late Stanley Butler (1990).  Loving mother of Marnie and Stu Irwin of Grand Bend and Jim and Brenda Butler of Kitchener.  Proud grandma, of Ryan and Kate, Andrew and Mike, Alexandra and Devon and the late Adam Irwin (1982) and her 2 great granddaughters, Susanna and Emmeline.  Loved by her sister, Joy Thorne of London.  Predeceased by her brothers Roy, Burton, Elwood, William, George, John and her sister Rose.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit at the McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, 2240 Wharncliffe Road, South, Lambeth (519) 652-2020 on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  where the celebration of Irene’s life will follow at 2:00 p.m.  Reverend Paul Browning officiating.  Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. 

Donations to London Health Sciences Foundation, c/o Cystic Fibrosis Program, Victoria Hospital, 747 Base Line Road East, London, ON  N6C 2R6 gratefully acknowledged.  On-line condolences are available through