Verna Irwin

Obituary of Verna Eileen Irwin


IRWIN, Verna Eileen


Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on January 21, 2023. Verna Irwin (née Swinson), of Buckhorn, in her 94 year.  Beloved wife of the late Allen Irwin, and dear partner to Eric Robertson.  Loving mother of Grant (d. Betty), Philip (Chrissy), Leon (Louise), Peter (Esther), Rick (Fran), Scott (Christine). Loved by her 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Verna is predeceased by her siblings, and survived by her brother-in-law Ben Irwin and many nieces and nephews.  Arrangements entrusted to THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES -LAKEFIELD CHAPEL.  A graveside service will be held at the Sandy Lake Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Lakehurst, Ontario, on April 8th 2023 at 11:00AM.  Family and friends are invited to join in a time of fellowship and refreshment at the Lakehurst Hall from 11:30 am-2:30 PM, following the interment. 

The family wishes to thank Dr. Mallory and the nursing staff in the Palliative Care unit of Peterborough Regional Health Centre.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society, by visiting, or by calling 705 652-3355.



11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, April 8, 2023
Sandy Lake Cemetery
General Delivery
Lakehurst, Ontario, Canada
Graveside at Sandylake