DROBLYEN, Irene Annie (nee Popp) - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Irene on Wednesday October 5, 2016 at the age of 77, at Douglas Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.
Predeceased by her brothers John, Frank, sisters Mary and Amy. Beloved mother to Erica (Sidney) Hopkins and Peter (Barb) Droblyen. She is survived by her sister Anne and brother Eddie.
Cherished grandma to Kari, Jordan, Jeromy, Katy and Peter Jr. She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, friends and family.
The family would like to extend their sincere thank you to Dr. Min, Dr. Scher, the palliative care unit and all the staff at the Douglas Memorial Hospital for their care, kindness and compassion during Mom’s stay.
Relatives and friends will be welcomed to J.J. Patterson & Sons funeral home, Welland for a memorial visitation on Wednesday, October 12th from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Memorial Service to take place in the chapel on Thursday, October 13th at 11:30 a.m. Rite of Committal to take place at Pleasantview Memorial Gardens following the service.
Memorial donations can be made in Irene’s memory to the NHS-OneFoundation – Douglas Memorial Hospital Site.