Obituary of Lorraine Evva Kirwin
KIRWIN, Lorraine Evva
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family on December 13th, 2022 at the age of 86. Loving wife to John “Jack” Kirwin. Beloved mother to Helen LeBel (Steve), Ruth Kirwin (Tom Papai), Lorraine Lund (Mike) and John Kirwin. Cherished grandmother to James Kyle, Jacquelyn, Nicholas, the late Colin, the late Genevieve, Cayle, Katie, Jack, Sofia, Oscar, Lauren, Michael, Danielle, Eric, Justin, Tyler, Matthew and Jacob. She was also the loving GiGi to 5 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister to Gerry Gosselin (Barbara) and the late Joy. Will as well be dearly missed by many extended family and friends.
Lorraine graduated from St. Joseph’s nursing with a bursary and obtained a BScN of Nursing from the University of Windsor. She worked for the VON and later as a public health nurse and was also on the board for Citizen Advocacy Windsor Essex. Her artistic talent was expressed through painting, sewing and cooking for family. Her adventurous spirit saw her skipper the first all female crew in the annual WYC Powder Puff sailing race and travel the world.
A special thank you to the staff at Windsor Regional Hospital- Metropolitan Campus for their care and compassion shown towards Lorraine.
Visitation to take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel), 11677 Tecumseh Rd E, 519.253.7234, on Monday December 19th, 2022 from 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Funeral mass to take place at Good Shepherd Parish (462 Advance Blvd) on Tuesday December 20th, 2022 at 11am. Cremation to follow. In memory of Lorraine donations may be made to the Windsor Cancer Centre. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com.
1700 Tecumseh Rd. East
Windsor, ON N8W 1C7
Phone: (519) 253-7234