It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Iris Margaret Saunders on April 4, 2014.
Iris was born October 28, 1938 in Madson, Ontario. She was the devoted and treasured wife of Ken. She was adored and worshiped mother of her sons, Darryl, Dale, Dean and Kenny and by her daughter-in-laws Rebeca, Diana and Kim. Iris was a beloved Grandmother to nine grandchildren: Samantha, Stacey, Stephanie, Sophie, Tommy, Cassidy, Chase, Paul and Nicholas.
As Executive Director of EmployAbilites, Iris touched the heart and souls of thousands of people with the incredible devotion, concern and love she brought to helping everyone she met, especially those with disabilities.
A Visitation will be held between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, Edmonton.
A Funeral Mass will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Saint Thomas More Church, 210 Haddow Close, Edmonton.
Donations in Iris’s name can be made to EmployAbilites for the establishment of a bursary for individuals with disabilities, 4th Floor, 10909 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3L9. Please mark donations Attn: Faye Elliot.