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Irene Marie-Therese
Masschelein (Hallaert)

July 30, 1928 – August 30, 2018

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Obituary for Irene Marie-Therese Masschelein (Hallaert)

MASSCHELEIN, Irene (Hallaert) – Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Jessica’s House in Exeter on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Emile (2017) for 65 years. Loving mother of Theresa & Michael Hope, John & Gudrun Masschelein, Beatrice Masschelein († 2015) & Frank Fisher, Cecile & John Muller, Joris & Connie Masschelein, Ron & Laurie-Ann Masschelein. Predeceased by infant children Anne († 1953), Joseph († 1961) and Gerard († 1964). Grandmother of 24 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren. Sadly missed sister of Godlieve Delefortrie († Aime), John Hallaert, Therese & Pierre Bernard, † Julianna & † Pierre Demeulemeester, Monique & Jean-Louis Tardieu, Mary & Bob Lamond and Elizabeth & Byron Nilson.

Irene was very grateful for her family, deeply grounded in her faith and saw her parish as a “living church” which gave her so much fulfillment.

A quote from Irene “Life is full of rewards if you stop to see them. I did not do great things in my life, but I tried to do them with great love.”

Resting at the M. Box and Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street in Parkhill for visitation on Monday, September 3, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9pm with prayers at 1:30pm. A Holy Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, 159 Ann Street in Parkhill on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 11:00am with Father Tony Laforet officiating. Interment to follow at the Parkhill Cemetery.

Donations in Irene’s name are appreciated to Sacred Heart Parish Building Fund. Please leave a memory or condolence online at M.Box and Son has planted a tree in loving memory of Mrs. Masschelein at the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation Parkhill.

First Visitation

When Monday, September 3rd, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
M. Box & Son Funeral Home
183 Broad St., PO Box 219
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0
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Second Visitation

When Monday, September 3rd, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Service Information

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 11:00am
Father Tony Laforet
Sacred Heart Church
159 Ann St.
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0

Interment Information

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Parkhill Cemetery
33095 Grand Bend Rd.
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0

Reception Information

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
North Middlesex Community Centre
225 McLeod Street
Parkhill, ON N0M 2K0