Peacefully at Marianhill Residence on Friday December 21, 2018 at he age of 97 years. Iris Hooles (nee Coventry) of Pembroke and formerly of Montreal, loved mother of Kenneth Hooles (Pat Wolfe) of Pembroke and predeceased by her daughter Georgina Hooles. Loving grandmother to Angie Varvaresas, Brian Kulick (Melissa Weigel) and Jennifer Kulick (Bill Anderson) all of Gatineau and great grandchildren Willem, Rowan and Samuel. Predeceased by her brothers Arthur Coventry, Ronald Coventry (late Lil) and Frank Coventry (late Ivy) all of England.
Iris was born in Sussex, England and raised in the Village of Cocking. She emigrated to Canada as a war bride in 1944 and lived in Montreal until she moved to Pembroke in 2001. While in Montreal she established a long-term career with Canadian National Railways (Headquarters) and was an active member of St. Clements Anglican Church in Verdun. In Pembroke she was a resident of Supple’s Landing until recently. Respecting Iris’ wishes there will be no visitation, cremation has taken place. Interment will be held in Bognar Regis, England. In memory of Iris, a donation to the Renfrew County SPCA would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Pembroke. Condolences, tributes, donations www.murphyfuneralhome.ca