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Mrs. Irene Downey

At her residence on Thursday August 3rd, 2017, Mrs. Irene Downey of Chatham in her 73rd year.  Cherished daughter of the late Alfred and Jenny Malcomson.  Beloved wife and best friend of Robert.  Loving mother of Peter of Kitchener.  She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren RJ Downey, and Karma-Lea Fletcher of Toronto.  Dear sister of Tom and his wife Peg Malcomson of Toronto, and dear sister-in-law of Janet Malcomson (the late Robert).  Family and friends are invited to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 with visiting on Friday August 11th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday August 12th at 1 p.m. with Gabriella Cutler officiating.  Interment Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.  Irene loved flowers but they last such a short time.  Instead, we know she would be so pleased that in lieu of flowers, a donation could be made directly to one of:  P.A.W. – Pet And Wildlife Rescue –, Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation-, The Diagnostic Imaging Fund of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation:  On-line condolences may be left at

Visitation:  Friday August 11th from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral Service:  Saturday August 12th at 1 p.m.

Conducted From:  The chapel of the funeral home.

Officiating:  Gabriella Cutler

Interment:  Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham

Expressions of Remembrance:  P.A.W. – Pet And Wildlife Rescue, Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation, The Diagnostic Imaging Fund of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

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Alexander & Houle Funeral Home Ltd
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