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Went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at the age of 73.  Irene is survived by her loving husband Clint of 26 years; son Mark Nicholls; daughters Erica Nicholls (Andrew Cammell) and Tara Nicholls; 4 grandchildren, Tyler Lehoux, Danika Payne, Nicole Lehoux, and Emily Lehoux; 2 great grandchildren, Euphrati and Magnus Jobe; siblings Jean, Kathleen, Christine, Peter, and Eileen; mother-in-law Shirley Dukacz; brother-in-law Cliff Dukacz; and niece Karissa.  She is sadly predeceased by parents Albert William Atkinson and Dorothy Florence Atkinson (Carter) siblings Tony, Eric, Arthur, Peter and Joan.  Irene was caring and compassionate, a woman of God who was involved in many church activities.  She loved gardening, singing, baking, and cooking.  Her dry British humour will be dearly missed.  We will have her in our hearts forever.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7, or to a charity of choice.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:00 am

Evangel Church

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7, or to a charity of choice
Donations may be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7, or to a charity of choice Link: www.spca.bc.ca/branches/kelowna/


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The service for DUKACZ, Irene is scheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Evangel Church

3261 Gordon Drive Kelowna


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  • Alexandra says:

    So very sorry to hear this news, it wasent long ago I spoke with you both grocery shopping! ❌⭕️Prayers to you Clint and your family

  • Sheila zuchkan says:

    So sorry for your loss Clint.. Irene will be deeply missed. She was and is a great person with a great sense of humour.. We will miss her so much..

  • Ralph & shirleen kiyuna says:

    Rest in His love ♥

  • Janine & Gerald Goertsen says:

    Our prayers are with you, Clint. We are saddened by your loss but rejoice in the knowledge that Irene is with Our Saviour and Friend Jesus Christ.

  • Scott and Melodie Campbell says:

    We are sorry for your loss, Clint and family, but know that this is not the end of the story. Irene’s faithful hope was in the Lord and we will see her again in full glory.

  • Pamela Howe says:

    My prayers are with you Clint. God bless you and family. Praise God Irene is with our saviour and Lord Jesus.

  • Andre & Becky Levesque says:

    Clint, Andre & I are so sorry for your loss. We remember the good times we had in our Bible studies. We mourn for a season, but will rejoice when we are gathered around the throne of God with Irene by our side, worshipping our Lord. We miss you.

    • Clint says:

      Thank you for the condolence Irene was sick since June, and I miss her alot and it will take time to heal. I know that she is with Jesus and I am happy for her. God Bless

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