Joseph Irro

Joseph (Joe) Irro

was born on August 10th, 1936 in Hochdorf, Czechoslovakia and passed away suddenly on October 6th, 2010 at his residence in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 74 years.

Joe will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Maria, to whom he was married for 52 years; one sister, Maria Grasser in Germany; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Anna; and one brother, Johan.

Joe came to Canada from Germany in 1956, settling in Calgary, Alberta. He moved to Vernon in 1964 where he remained until his death.

In respecting Joe’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no funeral service held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Joe to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4, 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9

Cremation arrangements were made with

Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd.,

5605 – 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5 250-542-1187