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Irene Crumbie

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Irene Crumbie

Crumbie: Annie Irene
Peacefully at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on Monday January 25th, 2021. Irene (Hopkins), in her 90th year, beloved wife of the late Robert “Bubs” Crumbie. Loving mother of Rick (Bonnie), Linda Kirby, Donnie (Debbie), Carol (Wayne Littlejohn), Bobbie (Cindy), Kathy (Greg Marcus), Ron (Jamie), and Randy. Loved grandmother of Christine, Richard (Bonnie Passer), Bryan (Sarah Desjardins), Tyler (Krista Wade), Darren (Debbie), Crystal (Chris Palbiski), Jimmy (Cindy), Jenny (Brad Hansen), Trevor (Adam Sheridan), Coraleigh (Bryan Parsons), Robert (Alyea), Jason (Jackie Nickleford), Tina (Gerry Thibaudeau), the late Sean Rattray, Kait (Ryan Flahive), Tanner, Cody (Molly Rowley) and Ashley (John Groom). Dear great grandmother of: Logan, Ally, Emma, Alexander, Regan, Wyatt, Dakota, David, Danica, Cole, Payton, Aidon, Kylie, John, Bree, Tayt, Hudson, Emmett, Parker, Addison, Fallon, Fionn, Ronan, Harper, Rae, Wyatt, Rosa – Lee and DeLyla. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Fondly remembered by all her extended family and friends.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in Irene’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, 112 Commerce Park Dr . #1, Barrie, ON L4N 8W8 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 4 Checkley St, Suite 103, Barrie, ON., L4N 1W1 would be appreciated by the family.
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Memorial Tribute

“Irene Crumbie”
  1. Linda Gill wrote:

    My condolences to the Crumbie family. Having gone to school with both Ron & Randy, helping Irene during a few catering events & just spending many hours around the Beeton Arena – she will be greatly missed in the community.

  2. Richard and Robin Norcross wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Irene will be sorely missed and was truly a pillar of our community.

  3. Tracy & Graham Huxley wrote:

    Deepest Condolences. Irene was a caring, deep loving soul. So many great memories in the arena an of her delicious food.

  4. Tara Huxley wrote:

    My condolences to the Crumbie family. Irene you were a special person and will truly be missed.

  5. Heather and George Bayley wrote:

    Our condolences to all the Crumbie family. Irene always had a smile and hello to anyone. She will live in your hearts forever.

  6. Gary and Susan Coleman wrote:

    Irene was truly a fixture of the Beeton community. Her jovial nature and cooking expertise were certainly part of her trademark. Sincerest condolences to the family.

  7. Guye & Marcia Breedon wrote:

    Sending our sincere condolences to the entire Crumbie family.

  8. Charlie Lisk wrote:

    Heart felt condolences to the Crumbie family…Irene was a kind lady..loved to follow the hockey scene..Beeton Old Stingers and the Legion hockey team. She will be missed…

  9. Suzanne and Mike Elines wrote:

    Sincere Condolences

  10. Al & Judy Lord wrote:

    To our dear Crumbie Family friends,
    We were very saddened hearing about the passing of Irene. Irene was such a lovely lady and knowing her the last 40 years we have many fond memories of her and her late husband, Bubs. Please accept our sincere condolences and know that we are thinking of all your families during this time of sorrow. We know you will find comfort by cherishing the wonderful memories irene has left with all of you, forever.
    Al & Judy Lord

  11. Lynne Aiken wrote:

    Rest in Peace Irene.
    Love Jimmie and Mae Aiken and families.

  12. Peggy Ann field wrote:

    Our condolences to all the family, she will be remembered by many , thinking of you all,

  13. Rick coleman wrote:

    Sending condolences to the CRUMBIE family on the loss of such a fine person your mother

  14. Jordan Family wrote:

    It is with a heavy heart that we write this. Irene and Bubs were that couple that took everyone under their wings and always helped you and made you feel welcome and loved. Wow going back she babysat my children who are now in their 40s. They were an icon and legend in our village. How times have changes. It’s so sad You will be forever remembered and take wing Irene and god speed to Bubs.

  15. Gail King wrote:

    So sorry to hear this. My sincere condolences to the entire family. Irene was truly loved by many. Every time I think of Beeton, I remember the good times had at Irene’s home. She will be missed by the community.

  16. Ken & Marina Westlake wrote:

    Our sincere condolences

  17. Anne Morley wrote:

    My family was so very saddened to hear of Irene’s passing. She was an absolutely amazing woman. My sincerest condolences to the entire Crumbie family.

  18. June Grandy wrote:

    I will miss this lady thinking of all of you at this sad time

  19. Jennifer & Dale Dever wrote:

    To the entire Crumbie family, we offer you our sincere condolences on the loss of your mum. Her memory will live on in the Beeton Community. Hugs to you all. Jenn & Dale

  20. Louise and Lyle Longhurst wrote:

    Our deepest condolences to all of Irene’s friends and family. An amazing lady. She will be missed.

    Louise and Lyle

  21. Evelyn Wadden wrote:

    My sincere condolences to the Family Irene was a special lady

  22. Chris & Anna Poulsen wrote:

    Our deepest sympathies to the Crumbie family. Playing hockey in Beeton, you could always count on Irene being in the stands. She will be greatly missed.

  23. Charliene Metherall wrote:

    Mine and Phil’s sincere condolences to the Crumbie family on your loss. We hope she is in a kitchen in heaven cooking up a storm! Her ribs were fantastic and she sure knew how to put up a great meal!

  24. Ann Hart wrote:

    My sincere condolences to the Crumbie family.

  25. Jaclyn Beder wrote:

    What a wonderful lady and neighbour for many many years in Beeton. She will not be forgotten. RIP Irene.
    Jaci, Michael & Brenda Beder. ️

  26. Bob and Gail Matthews wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire Crumbie family. We will certainly miss her excellent cooking and home made pies. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  27. Marijane Archer wrote:

    Sincerest condolences to the entire Crumbie family.
    Irene was a Beeton treasure and will be greatly missed.

  28. Debbie Creelman (Hopkins) wrote:

    Sending our love and hugs from your B.C. family. We shall miss Auntie Irene and hold her memories close to our hearts.

  29. Courtney Sikkema wrote:

    Sending my condolences to Crumbie family . It was a pleasure to have met her.

  30. Courtney Sikkema wrote:

    Sending my condolences to the Crumbie family . May you have strength during this difficult time. It was a pleasure to have met Irene .

  31. Ron & Norma Radyk wrote:

    Our Thoughts Are With Irene’s Family,In Your Many Hours Of Grief And Sorrow.

  32. Donna wrote:

    Sincere sympathy to the Crumbie family.

  33. Lee & Tim Doyle wrote:

    I can remember Irene way back when I was young. She has been a mainstay of Beeton. I grew up knowing all her children & seeing her at their hockey games. She catered at many feasts in town as well. Condolences to the whole family. She will certainly be missed.

  34. Rick vanLoenen wrote:

    Condolences to the Crumbie Family.

  35. Michele Ballantyne wrote:

    Jamie, So sorry to hear of your mother inlaw’s passing

  36. Jason and Susan Dow wrote:

    Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Crumbie Family. Irene catered our wedding and we have many fond memories of her. We will be thinking of you all in our thoughts.

  37. Paulette Hatch wrote:

    My deepest condolences to the whole CRUMBIE family
    Irene was a very special lady in this town, she was a generous and kind lady, she will never be forgotten especially for her wonderful meals she served to so many in our town and towns close by, RIP Irene

  38. Keith &Elaine wrote:

    Sincere sympathy to the family

  39. Jack Bourassa,Lori Elliott & Family wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie family!Irene will always be remembered as a very kind sole to all!!! God Bless!

  40. Gord & Carol Ball wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the entire Crumbie Family.
    Irene was always very supportive of her community, whether it be thru her culinary skills, or her exuberant cheerleading at the arena. She was always willing and ready to lend a hand wherever needed. She will definitely be missed.
    May you find comfort in your cherished memories

  41. Amanda Ranby wrote:

    RIP Irene my condolences to the crumbie Family at this difficult time

  42. Amanda Ranby wrote:

    sorry to hear of Irene’s passing my condolences to the crumbie Family at this difficult time RIP Irene

  43. Barbara Kent wrote:

    Our condolences to the Crumbie families and our Hopkin’s cousins

  44. Brian & Heather Snowdon wrote:

    We are so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. She was a lovely lady and always made us feel welcome when we visited my sister at the Manor. She was a good friend to Ann. Remember all the good memories..hold them close to your heart..❤️

  45. Leo & Pat Zalewski wrote:

    Pat first met Irene and family before we were married. Catered our wedding as noone else would do. Leo grew up with them all. Keep cooking ‘Mom’ Crumbie. End of an era. Love to all the family.

  46. Deb Poulsen wrote:

    I’m sorry to hear of Irene’s passing. It’s funny; I haven’t seen her for so many years and yet I can still clearly hear her voice and her laugh in my head. My thoughts are with you.

  47. Hal & Madelyn Rutledge wrote:

    Sincere condolences to the entire Crumbie family. Irene was such a wonderful, jovial, hard working woman with a heart of gold. She and Bubs truly were pillars of the community! We all have great memories of them to cherish!

  48. Anne & Dave Platt wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie Family. Irene will be very sadly missed.
    We have such great memories of Irene, from being a friend, babysitter, caterer, fellow hockey supporter and just all round lovely person. May she Rest In Peace and her memory be a blessing. As Bubs would say. Goodnight Irene.
    Remembered with great respect and sadness. Dave & Anne Platt

  49. W Boyd Collins wrote:

    Crumbie Family
    So sorry for your loss. Irene was a wonderful woman and very kind to my children and me.
    RIP Irene. Boyd

  50. Bonnie and Ken Pratt wrote:

    Sorry for the loss of your mom, mother-in-law, grandma, great and great-great grandmother. Not only did she have you all as a muched loved family, but our Community had her as a muched loved friend and icon.

  51. Sara Wray wrote:

    It was an honor and pleasure to care for Irene at Simcoe Manor. We had a lot of great conversations together. She had a great sense of humor and will be missed dearly. My condolences to the Crumbie family.

  52. Chris Gould wrote:

    My deepest condolences to you all during this difficult time. She was a wonderful lady and I will miss her dearly

  53. Jean Andrews wrote:

    Please accept my condolences to the entire Crumbie family so many stories to share your mother will be missed from this Beeton community.

  54. Kim Kevin dermott wrote:

    Our condolences to the entire family. The community will definitely miss Irene

  55. Sandy Henry wrote:

    To The Crumbie Family. May all of the great memories you have of Irene bring you comfort and peace during this time of sorrow. Don & Carol Dion & Family

  56. Carol-Lynne and Larry Smilsky wrote:

    So sorry to hear this. Your Mom was a huge part of the fabric of Beeton. I will always picture her in the kitchen of some town gathering – dishing up her roast beef and gravy, and always with a smile on her face. What a full life she lead !

  57. Judy Gray wrote:

    Sending our condolences to the Crumbie family. Irene will definitely be missed by all her family and friends.

    Earl and Judy Gray

  58. Betty Decaire (Robinson ) wrote:

    To all the Crumbie family:Our deepest condolences in the passing of a fun person, who told it like it was —she will certainly be missed by everyone ,& we will all remember her delicious catering!!! …Sincere sympathy from Bob & Betty Decaire

  59. Tom Elmer wrote:

    Sorry to hear about Irene’s passing. Condolences to the Crumbie and Hopkins families. Irene’s contributions to the community will be miss by many.

  60. Keith and Donna Reynolds wrote:

    We are sorry to hear of the passing of Irene. Sincere condolences to all. Beeton won’t be the same without her.

  61. Ron and Donna Ingram wrote:

    Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire family. We have so many great memories of Irene. She will certainly be missed by all her family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sadness.

  62. Jess Prothero wrote:

    So sorry to hear of Irene passing
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you

  63. Bob & Pat Jackson wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to all of Irene’s family. She will certainly be missed.

  64. Sylvia Elmer wrote:

    My deepest condolences to the Crumbie and Hopkins families.
    I met Irene after moving to Beeton when I was a young women. I remember seeing Irene riding her bike up and down main street – singing away. I love to sing too, and we became good friends. I will miss you Irene.

  65. Cindy Elmer wrote:

    So saddened to here of Irene’s passing. Sending our condolences to the Crumbie family and our Hopkins cousins. Irene will be missed.

  66. Barbara Ann Gauley wrote:

    To all of the Crumbie family my sincere sympathy on your Mom’s passing. She was a fantastic cook and a good friend to many.

  67. Bridget Girard McPherson wrote:

    My deepest condolences to the Crumble Family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Wonderful lady. R.I.P. Irene.

  68. bonnie robinson wrote:

    sending my condolence to the family ofIRENE may you R.I.P

  69. Barb Kowalski wrote:

    Our condolences to the entire Crumbie family. Irene will be missed by all of us.
    The Dorsey Families

  70. Alvin & Verona wrote:

    Sorry to hear about your mom. You have a lot of great memories of her and so do we. Always remember the good times,and the wonderful meals. Alvin and Verona

  71. Alvin& Verona wrote:

    Deepest sympathy.The Rutledge family.

  72. Bridgette and Dan Flahive wrote:

    So very sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy, Dan and Bridgette

  73. Bridgette and Dan Flahive wrote:

    So very sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy

  74. Justin Tweedy wrote:

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Crumbie family. Keeping you in our thoughts,
    The Tweedy Family

  75. J.J.Paul & Margaret Whiteside wrote:

    To all of the Crumbie Family, Our sincere condolences on the passing of Irene.

  76. Barbara Ann Gauley wrote:

    My sincere sympathy to all of the Crumbie family on Irene’s passing.
    She was a wonderful friend to many and a fabulous cook. Rest In Peace

  77. Ray and Brenda Lisk wrote:

    Irene and Bubs were supportive of all things Beeton. You could count on them. She catered at countless wonderful celebrations in our community.
    Fond memories.

  78. Kelly Stephens wrote:

    My sincerest condolences to the Crumbie family. Cherish all the fond memories.

  79. Keith Rutledge wrote:

    My condolences to the whole family
    I have great memories of your mom

  80. Sharon MacDonald wrote:

    My deepest condolences to all the Crumbie family.

  81. Tony Costanzo and Family wrote:

    I remember Irene and her husband from my earlier years working at the Beeton Legion. They were both a big presence within the community and definitely the face of Beeton!
    My deepest condolences to all the Crumbie families.

  82. Leo and Tara McGinty wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie/Hopkins families. Family was always first for Irene followed by the community. Most if not all local service clubs experienced Irene’s catering and/or donations. She was a cheerleader at many rinks and ball diamonds! She will be missed. I will say this for the last time..”Bubs…Irene’s looking for you” God bless you both!

  83. Anne Del Gobbo (McGinty) wrote:

    My deepest condolences to the Crumbie Family. She was such a lovely lady with the biggest heart.

  84. Gary and Debbie Brown wrote:

    Very sad to hear of Irene’s passing. Our condolences to the family.
    Rest in peace Irene, you were the cornerstone of support for the whole community and you and Bubs will always be remembered as the kindest people in the community
    It was our pleasure to have known you and Bubs over the years.

  85. Mike Hacking wrote:

    Irene was a great woman and a legend in Beeton. I’m thankful for my time with her in my childhood and being a part of her babysitting family. Great memories. My condolences to her family and friends and may her memories live on with us all.

  86. Janis Colwell wrote:

    My condolences to the entire Crumbie family. Irene was a true pillar of the Beeton community and she will be dearly missed. She looked after me, as she did many, many others over the years. Growing up I remember she catered almost every event I went to at the “rink hall” and her roast beef was legendary. Always interested and caring, she had a big heart for everyone. Thinking of you all at this time.

  87. Janis Van Dyke wrote:

    My condolences to the entire Crumbie family. Irene was a true pillar of the Beeton community and will be dearly missed. She looked after me, as she did many many others; growing up she catered every event I ever went to at the “rink hall” and her roast beef was legendary. Always caring and ready with a smile she was a great lady. Many fond memories. Thinking of you all at this time.

  88. Joanne & Peter Duggan & Family wrote:

    So sorry to hear about her passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  89. Lori (sullivan) Thorne wrote:

    To all the Crumbies so sad for your loss she was a great pleasure to care for and she made my day at Simcoe Manor. I tell you if those plants died I was in trouble laughing . What a great lady with lots of stories.

  90. Todd Marchant wrote:

    To all of the Crumbie family,
    Our most sincere condolences go out to you all.
    Todd, Marilou and Don Marchant

  91. Jack and Joan Colwell wrote:

    To all the family,
    Jack and I are very sorry to hear about Irene. She was not only a Beeton icon but one of the most amazing and versatile woman we have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Nothing was too difficult for her to do, if you asked. She loved children and partially raised half the kids in town- including our two. Our thoughts go out to the family at this sad time. Joan and Jack.

  92. Bob & Margaret Milligan wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to all the family. Irene will be missed by everyone in this community.

  93. Marilyn Coulter wrote:

    Thinking of you all. Your mom will be sadly missed.

  94. Joan Westlake wrote:

    To the Crumbie family, so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing, have many fond memories of her lovely wedding and community events meals. Such a warm and caring lady. Our thoughts are with you all, the Westlake family

  95. Reta Reid (Ketcheson) wrote:

    I am so sad to hear this news of one of my favorite Aunts. I will always remember coming up to see her every week-end as a young girl. Going To Beeton was one of my favorite memories as a child. She always went out of her way to spoil me. She will be truly missed by me and many more.

  96. Susie Robinson wrote:

    To the Crumbie families…I am very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing..Irene was a very lovely woman…She always had a smile or a hug every time I saw her and you were always welcome to her home…She will be remembered for her delicious meals …Everyone should be lucky to have know her ..She will never be forgotten .She is back with Bubs dancing the waltz..Say hi to everyone for me Irene …You will forever be remembered…R.I.P. Irene.❤️❤️”GOOD NIGHT IRENE”

  97. Susan Jevons wrote:

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. She was a real pillar of the community. She will be missed.
    Sincerely,
    Sue & Dave Jevons

  98. Wayne and Betty Sutherland wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie family. Irene was a very special lady.

  99. Paul & Glady wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie Family. Irene was one of a kind and always had a helping hand to all. We have great memories of Irene and she was a great supporter of our Beeton Ladies Ball and Hockey Teams. She will be truly missed.

  100. Sheri Sallows wrote:

    Sincere condolences to the Crumbie family and all the people that loved this special lady! She was truly unforgettable & she will be missed.

  101. Mike & Suzanne Lemire wrote:

    Our sincere condolences to the Crumbie family.

  102. LINDSAY GIRARD wrote:

    R.I.P. IRENE. YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. YOUR AT PEACE AND IN GOD’S HANDS NOW

  103. Ross & Doris Stafford wrote:

    Sincere condolences to the entire Crombie family. A special person has left us. She cared for our children and fed us many fine meals at functions in Beeton. Rest In Peace Irene.

  104. Alan and Wendy Masters wrote:

    So very sorry to hear of Irene’s passing. Such an amazing,fun,loving lady who will be greatly missed.
    Love and happy memories to all the Crumbie family. You are all in our hearts,thoughts and prayers ❤️

  105. Anne Marie ( Mitchell) Ritchie wrote:

    Our sympathies go out to the Crumbie family and also to the entire community of Beeton for Irene and Bubs were such a big part of the heart and soul of our small town.
    John and Anne Marie

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