Irene Marian Gardner

1928 - 2018

A loving service is to be held at:


A celebration of mum’s life will be held

 at Preston Crematorium at 11.30 a.m


Thursday 10th January 2019


11:30 am

(Nee Wilding)

Dearest husband of the late James (Jim).

Who passed away in the loving care of St Catherine’s Hospice

on Thursday 20th December aged 90.

Loving mum to Keith and Linda,

Mother in Law to Maureen and Bob,

much loved Nanna of Caroline & Alex,

Joanne and Chris and Sean and Joanne.

Great Nanna to George, Lucas, Polly, Laura and Finlay.

Sister of Edna and a loving Auntie to many.

Former Barmaid at the old Preston North End Supporters Club,

Stewardess and barmaid of Fishwick Hall Golf Club

worked at BAE Systems and also in the Canberra Club at Samlesbury.

Great friend and carer to many people over the years.

Now at peace and reunited with dad, Olive, Beryl

and the many friends and colleagues that have passed.

We are the keepers of the memories.

A sacred trust given by one who has journeyed on.

Her busy hands now at rest.


following the service refreshments at the White Bull at Alston to which everyone is welcome.

Family flowers only please but donations in memory of Irene c/o the family,

would be gratefully received for St Catherine’s Hospice

where Irene spent the last eight weeks of her life.