It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Irene Beatrice Blais (nee: Chabot) of St. Albert, Alberta, on Tuesday, January 4th 2022, at the age of 67 years.
She is lovingly remembered by Shawn Fitzpatrick, her spouse of 27 years; children: Chantal Blais (Corey Stulberg), Michelle (Jean-Francois) Lord, and Nicole Blais (Dan Kenny); grandchildren: Brooke-Lynn, Taylor, Hayden, Zoe, Julien and Elise; and her birth mother, Leona Sim.
She was predeceased by her loving parents, Gerard, Helene and Leo (step-father); as well as her brother, Roger.
It was important to Irene that her family and friends gather to celebrate her life, and in honour of her wishes, everyone is invited to gather for her Life Celebration service at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at St. Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta, T8N 1G1. Please note that due to current Covid-19 restrictions, all attendees must provide both photo ID and a valid proof of vaccinations via QR code, or a negative Covid-19 test valid within 72 hours of the Service date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society, 13620-163 street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 0B2.