Irene Ethel Pawson (Scott)

In Memorial

September 18, 1922 – September 26, 2013
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Irene who lost her battle with cancer. Irene, the eldest daughter of Frank and Ethel Scott, was born in Vancouver. Predeceased by her parents and grandson Bill. Irene is survived by her loving husband Harry; sister Joyce (Everett); daughters Rona (Ray), Gwen (Bob), Nola (Rick);grandchildren Cynthia (Bob), Alex (Nicole) Sheila, Craig (Dani); great grandchildren Grace, William, Titus, Anthony, and Benjamin; as well as many nieces, nephews, and many friends. The family would like to thank the McKenney Creek Hospice nurses and Dr. Danny Wong for their exceptional care. A celebration of Irene’s life will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd at 1:00pm at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel – 11765 224th Street, Maple Ridge. Donations to McKenney Creek Hospice c/o Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. John & Carol Forrest

    Our deepest sypathies to you and your family.

  2. Rest in peace Granny

  3. Sorry for your loss, sending you a hug Aunt Rona…

  4. Rita & Mike Punchak

    Our deepest sympathies to Harry & all the family. We love you & send our prayers to Irene who is at rest after such
    a long illness. To the family for your long hours with Irene & your devout dedication.

  5. Jane and Jack Rose

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Harry and the family. We will carry rich and pleasant memories of Irene and will always be grateful for her kindness and generosity. May her soul rest in peace.

  6. Harry, I am so sorry to hear about Irene. She was such a sweet person and always had my pumpkin pie and a wonderful meal when I came into town. I know it will be lonely but is is nice that you have wonderful daughters that will be there for you.

    My deepest sympathy,


  7. Uncle Harry and family, our deepest sympathies and may God comfort you all, through this difficult time.

  8. Dear Harry, Gwen, Rona and Nola

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your families. Irene and Harry “adopted” us only 7 short years ago when we came to BC. We will have the best of memories of Irene making us feel welcome. We will miss her dearly but she will be in our hearts forever.

  9. Dear Harry, Rona, Gwen and Nola,

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She had such wonderful family gatherings. I know that she will be greatly missed.

    All my love,


  10. Dear Harry and Family, both Manuel and I, as well as my father John Nielsen have the fondest of memories with Irene. I have known her since I was a small child slamming my fingers on her piano keys, she was the grandmother I never had and my Dad considers Irene one of his most cherished friends. Love to you all and Irene will always be in our thoughts!

  11. Dear Harry,Rona,Gwen,Nola and Families We are so deeply saddened by the loss of Dear Irene. She was a Truly Wonderful Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Friend in every sense of the word, and will be so very missed by all who were blessed to know her. She will forever be in our Hearts. Love Jackie, Ted and Family

  12. Harry – Rona, Gwen & Nola

    Irene was a special lady, a special friend, an extraordinary neighbor, and my perfect ‘other-mother’. Her smile, her laugh, her kind and caring ways will always be remembered. Irene shall hold a special place in our hearts forever.

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your families.

    Love, Sylvia & Rick

  13. Fred & Fern Faschoway

    Rona & Ray and all the Family,

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Sending our love and prayers to you and the family.

    Love, Fred & Fern

  14. harry ,rona gwen nola and family, our thoughts are with you today.we have such happy memories of a lovely lady who had a heart of gold and a smile to match.always in our hearts
    love to you all

  15. To Harry and her “girls” and families .
    I feel like I got to know all of you abit through the years I massaged Irene . We used to try and solve the worlds problems in each one of her massage sessions .She was always honest and very wise and helped me understand many things through her years of wisdom. I will always cherish her jokes and now when I eat cheese and butter I will think of how much she loved them and always wanted to be slim!but felt she couldnt let go of these ..I loved her for that , take good care of each other ,I know she will be shining down on us all with that smaile on her face . Hugs to all,Brenda Wilkes

  16. To the Pawson family, my deepest sympathy on the loss of Irene. Lots of hugs to Gwen. Heather

  17. Uncle Harry, Rona, Gwen and Nola, our deepest sympathy to you all. Auntie Irene was such a cool lady. We loved her jokes, wisdom, and honesty. We loved her so much. Rick had to give her a hard time. Will always have those great memories. She has a special place in our hearts. We will miss her deeply. We love you all.

    Rosa Wilson and family

  18. Harry Nola Gwen Rona and Family , I am so sorry for your great loss and so sorry I could not be there . I miss her so much like I know you do and will . On Fridays at 1 :00 o clock for 37 years, Irene would walk in to my shop every week for her hair do . Irene became family , she was my other mom . She Always had a good joke or two . We shared a lot of laughs and tears ! Irene was such a bright light in my life ! We had a beautiful friendship which I will always cherish . Irene was an amazing soul , I feel blessed she came in to my life ! I loved you miss Irene , rest in peace my good friend ! Love Sharon

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