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Irene Rita (nee Santo) Nameth

February 7, 2023

August 9, 1932 - February 7, 2023
In loving memory ~
The family of Irene Nameth is saddened to announce her passing at the age of 90 years.
Irene will be lovingly remembered by her children, Guy (Gail), Catherine, and Gordon (Rita); grandchildren, Shawn (Jen), Kelly (Jack), Jodi, David, Michael, Corey (Kylie), Jordan and Marley; great-grandchildren, Taran, Jaxon, Jade and Braiden; and siblings, Liz, Joe, and Victor.
She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew and siblings, Julia, Annie, George and Steve.
Irene was born on a farm in Saskatchewan where she began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in 1951. In the summer of 1960, Irene and family moved to Keremeos where she taught until her retirement in 1996.
Irene was passionate about her community and her many interests including travel, line dancing, singing and music, serving as president of the South Similkameen Singers and Bell Ringers. Golfing, softball, swimming, community volunteering and spending time with friends fulfilled her life. Mom filled her life daily with what she loved.
A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Irene's memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation at
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