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Iris Adams August 4, 1942 - February 2, 2024

Passed peacefully away with her family by her side on Feb 2 2024 at the age of 81 years at the Agnes Pratt Home (St. John’s). Predeceased by her husband Wesley, Parents Charles& Maude, Brothers, Percy & Howard and In Laws Lawrence & Marguerite Adams. Left to mourn and celebrate her life are her three children; Larry (Emily), Lynnette (Greg) & Leeann (Mike) and the lights of her life, grandchildren; Jacob, Rebecca, Mackenzie, Lauren, Kohl, & Alexa. Siblings Clarence, Hilda and Lily, Sister in law Gertie and a large circle of family and friends.Iris was born and raised in Placentia Bay (Haystack/North Harbour). She taught school a few years before marrying and raising her family in Gander and later in Lower Sackville Nova Scotia. Returned to Milton, Newfoundland in 1992. Iris was a kind and gentle soul who enjoyed her time most with loved ones. If you knew Iris, you probably enjoyed her hospitality at some point as she loved for people to come visit. She was very active in her community and volunteered with many organizations. Iris loved to walk and was domestically talented and very present in her family’s lives. Resting at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Clarenville. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be on Wednesday Feb 7th 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Celebration of her life at Fewer’s Memorial Chapel on Thursday Feb 8th at 11am. Service of committal to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation. We would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to Dr Janet Chaytor, Dr Julia Curtis, The Staff of Clarenville Retirement Center and the Staff of the Agnes Pratt Home.


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    Michelle (Hunt) Ryles says

    Larry, Lynette & Leeann, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I have fond memories of her from my childhood when we were neighbours. She was such a wonderful person.

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    Sean & Nicole Awalt says

    Dear Larry and family… Sending our sincere and heart felt condolences for the loss of your Mom. We wish you all warnth and love as you celebrate her life and the wonderful memories you made together. We are thinking of you. Love Sean & Nicole Awalt

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      Sue says

      So sorry for your mom’s passing. Hold on to all your great memories. God bless.
      Nellie Reid and family

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    Bruce & Sherry Pike & Family says

    Sending our condolences to the Family. Thinking of you all at this time.

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    Pat Critch says

    To Larry, Lynette, Leeann & families:
    You mom was indeed a gentle soul and holds a very special place in my heart alongside your dad. Larry and I enjoyed her company and great sense of humour to the fullest and are sad to hear of her passing. We send our hugs of sympathy and friendship to you all at this difficult time.

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    Ralph Rice says

    Larry, Lynette and Leeann
    So sorry to hear of your loss. I have many many memories of our friendship over the years in Gander and Nova Scotia. I did get to visit your Mom and Dad once in Clarenville before he passed and got to visit your mom once a few years ago. Treasure the memories. Good luck and God Bless

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    Darlene Drover says

    So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a good friend to my mom from the time she moved to NH until death separated them. She was a gentle soul with a wonderful sense of humour and I loved to be in her company. There was always a lunch and a few laughs. Extended my deepest sympathy to you all.

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    Pansy Greening Leyden says

    Condolences to her family! Such a beautiful lady inside and out.

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    Jodi Cooper says

    To Leeann, Lynnette, Larry & your families:
    I have so many memories of your mom – the earliest from when we would visit your family in Gander on Hamilton Street and then later in Lower Sackville. The more recent visits were in Milton and Iris was always so hospitable and kind. When I think of her, the word “gentle” comes to mind. I know that she was very proud of her children and grandchildren and I’m sure you have many great memories to keep her close in your hearts. Thinking of you all…Love, Jodi (Cooper), Matthew, Patrick & Ella Brake (Gander)

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    Ann Marie OKeefe Zoenney says

    Larry and family:

    Sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our sincere condolences at this difficult time.

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    Cameron Kelly says

    Larry and family.
    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Myself and my family would like to express our sincere condolences at this difficult time.
    Cameron Kelly

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      Faye Andrews says

      So sorry to hear of Iris’s passing. Lovely lady. Condolences to her family. She was loved. My mom thought a lot of your family. Take care.

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    Glenn Cake says

    Larry and family- Sincere condolences. Be sure to cherish and hold all the many beautiful memories close to your hearts at this most difficult time.

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    Rob says

    I will miss you Aunt Iris…You were a great woman.

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    Arlette and Chris Reid says

    Our sincere sympathy on Iris’s passing. She was a lovely lady and we had the good fortune to be neighbours with her in Milton for a number of years.

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    Gertie Oldford says

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time.

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    Marilyn Mcguire says

    Larry, Lynette, Leanne and families,
    Condolences to all of you on the passing of your mom, my lovely grade six teacher! Cherish your memories.
    Marilyn Adams Mcguire

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    Glen Cooper says

    Larry, Lynnette, Leeann and families – what can I say. One of the nicest ladies you could ever possibly meet. Such fond memories from the late 1960s in your house in Gander and then Nova Scotia and Milton. Always cheerful. So sweet a soul. May you RIP Iris. Sincere condolences from Sadie and I . . .
    Sadie & Glen Cooper

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    Patti Reid says

    Lynnette, Greg, Jacob, Rebecca…so sorry for your loss. Condolences to all the family. I wish I had the privilege to know her but I am sure she was a special lady. Cherish all the memories and keep her in your heart. May she find peace that she so deserves. RIP🙏🏻🙏🏻

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    Todd Hunt says

    Lynette, Leeann and Larry we are so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, I have many fond memories of your Mom growing up as neighbours, I spent a great deal of my early childhood days hanging around your place and was always welcomed with opened arms by her. We are thinking of everyone as you celebrate the great life she had and the memories you share.

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    Christine Vey says

    Larry, Lynette and Leanne, so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She was a great lady! Our condolences to you all
    Christine and Kent Vey

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    John (Lorne) Connors says

    I am so sorry to hear of Iris’s death. I remember her well as a little girl in Haystack and later in North Harbour. She was always a very pleasant, considerate person. You could not come away from a conversation with Iris, however brief, without feeling very positive and thinking how nice the world would be if more people were like her. My sincere condolences to her family. You were blessed to have had one of the very best.

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