Norman B IRWIN

Norman B. Irwin

Aug. 8, 1938 – Aug. 9, 2016

Norman died unexpectedly Aug. 9, 2016 on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Born August 8, 1938 in Timmins, Ontario, he grew up in London, Ontario. He attended Sir Adam Beck High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Ontario and was an officer in the RCAF reserve.

He was married to his high school sweetheart Dorothy Vowles, a registered nurse in 1962.

Norm served as Chief Financial Officer for Biltmore Industries and later for Compassion of Canada where he had the opportunity to combine his skills with his passion for God and love of travel.

A lifelong learner, Norm earned his Masters of Divinity in 1994 and taught at Peace River Bible College in Alberta before settling in Saltspring Island, B.C.

Norm generously donated his time and skills to numerous church, missions and community organizations. He brightened all our lives with his quick wit and sense of humour.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Dorothy, their three children and nine grandchildren, Sean (Karen), Joshua, Caleb, Hannah and Sarah; Patrick (Kim) and Matthew; Colleen (Bob) Arthur, Jaspar, Maxwell and Freddy.

Service is Saturday, August 13 at 2:00 PM at Salt Spring Island Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Gideons (PO Box 3619, Stn. Main, Guelph, ON N1H 9Z9) would be appreciated.

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