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Thursday July 14, 2022

LANE, Iris Doreen (nee Hodges) 1931-2022 - passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Thursday, July 14th, 2022 in her 92nd year.  Beloved wife of the late Norman Lane (2011).  Cherished mother of Kathryn Laporte of Orleans, the late Robert Lane (2022) and Terri Roy (late Robert) of Delhi.  Loving grandmother & great grandmother of Linda Goodwin (Glenn); Jason Laporte (Maxime), children Hunter, Hadley & Harrison;  Matthew Laporte (Kasey), children Bryce, Blake & Rea;  Ryan Laporte;  Sarah Roberts (Matthew), children Ryver, Perrie & Wilder.  Lovingly remembered by her nephews Ed and Allan and by extended family.  Predeceased by her siblings, the late Vivian Orendorff (2016) and George Hodges (2006).  Her pride and joy were her three children.  She was an amazing inspiration to us all.  After raising her children, she returned to school to start a new career as a Registered Nurse, her childhood dream.  Iris was an accomplished pianist and seamstress; an avid golfer and her creative side took her down the road of art and pottery.  Friends are invited to share their memories of Iris and her son Robert with their family at the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe for visitation of Friday, August 12th, 2022, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.  A joint memorial service will follow in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. with LPM Theresa Bakker officiating.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to donate are asked to consider the C.N.I.B.  The family would like to thank the staff of Norview LTC Willow Walk for their kind and supportive care of Iris during the past 4 years, as well as the Norfolk General Hospital Emergency Department and the 4th floor Palliative Care unit.  Personal online condolences at (519) 426-0199

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