January 11, 2011



Irene Gladys Emmerton passed away on Dec. 31, 2011 at the Guelph General Hospital,  in her 95th year.

She leaves to morn two sons: Clifford Emmerton, of Ripley; and Jim Emmerton and his wife Jane, from White Rock, B.C.; as well as two daughters: Elizabeth and her husband John Cruickshank, from Victoria, B.C.; and Eleanor and her husband Jack Findlay, from Guelph, ON; as well as nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Chester Emmerton in 1999; and by her two sisters Verna Lavoie and Ina Ferrish; and by three brothers Jim, Stanley and Melvin Johnston.

Visitation was held at the Mackenzie and McCreath Funeral Home in Ripley from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012.

Funeral services were held from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. Rev. Rob Hiscox officiated assisted by Eva Wilken. Music was provided by Laurie Dalton and Glenn Boyd.

Spring internment Ripley Cemetery.

Donations to St. Luke’s Anglican Church or to the Ripley Legion, Branch 440, were appreciated by family. Memorial and condolences available on-line at www.mackenzieandmccreath.com