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Irene Long (Nee Boudreau) August 17, 1948 - January 5, 2018

Irene Boudreau Long passed away on Jan 5, 2018 at the Palliative Care unit of the Brockville General Hospital. Irene is mourned by her husband, Brady Long, her daughter Colleen Gowan (Chris), grandchildren Keira, Jordan and Adam, her sister Marie Smith (Leo), her brothers Alan (Sandy) and Ronald Boudreau and many nieces and nephews.

Irene was a teacher for many years in Montreal, Ottawa and Alberta and ended her career as Principal of the School of Hope, a home schooling program in rural Alberta with over three thousand students enrolled at one point. She leaves behind many friends and colleagues across the country.


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A celebration of life will take place in the spring in Ontario and Alberta. A funeral mass will take place at a time to be determined.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Palliative Care unit building fund, Brockville General Hospital ( Our deepest thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of the Palliative Care unit.


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    Elizabeth Dillabaugh says

    So sad to see this…such a wonderful lady. Many prayers to her family….

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    Paul Hutton says

    Worked with Irene at Habitat for Humanity Restore..Great woman will be missed by all….Wish I had visited her after she got sick…Paul

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