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Date of Passing: Apr 27, 2015

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WILLIAM C. IRISH Peacefully, after a brief illness, on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the age of 92 years. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara, son Richard, grandchildren Jessica and Andrew, sister Elizabeth, and stepchildren Susan, James and Lesley. He was predeceased by his daughter Maureen in 2008. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Bill was an active and engaged parent and community member. He practiced law until his retirement at the age of 71. Upon retirement, Bill and Barbara relocated to Vancouver Island, firstly to Nanoose Bay and then finally, to Victoria. Bill had a keen and curious mind, a playful sense of humour and a generous spirit. He was fair-minded, ethical and without judgment of others. He will be fondly remembered and deeply missed. Special thanks to Amy and Arnel for their loving care of Bill. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, friends may consider donating to a charity of their choice.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 30, 2015

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Just learned about Bill's passing now (Oct) as we are now in Ottawa. Hugely sorry. Will always remember him as stalwart WWC Badminton chauffeur. - Posted by: Tom Saunders (Family friend) on: Oct 06, 2015

  • Richard and family....sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Collette & Gord () on: Apr 30, 2015

  • Dear Richard: Just a note to say how sorry I was to hear about your dad. Wish you and your family all the best and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Yours, Sidney Macaw - Posted by: Sidney Macaw (childhood friend of Richard and Maureen.) on: Apr 29, 2015

  • Richard and family, we are so very sorry to learn of your Father's passing. Our thoughts are with you all. - Posted by: Kelly Parker-Kluger (Palliative MB) on: Apr 29, 2015

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