TROTTIER, Isabella

With great sadness we announce that Isabella (Irish) Trottier, 88, of Hope, BC, passed away peacefully September 24, 2014 in Abbotsford hospital. Irish was born August 18, 1926 in Dundee Scotland to James and Elizabeth Montgomery Murphy. She grew up in Caiplich Kiltarlity and immigrated to Canada in 1951 where she travelled to Alberta, met Harold and together they raised 6 children while travelling and working in many Canadian provinces. Irish loved to cook and garden. She enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends and took great pride in the food she prepared at home and work. Irish was always ready for an adventure. Irish is predeceased by her husband Harold J. D Trottier, her brother Hamish and grandchildren Trevor, Jenny and Mike. Lovingly remembered by her children Heather (Jim) Westergard, Gordon (Betty) Trottier, Sheena (Lawrence) Stromquist, Tara Lee (Ron) Trottier, Tammy (Andrew) Buick, Jody (Reed) Nichols and many grandchildren and great grandchildren who affectionately nicknamed her ‘waffle grandma’. We will miss her laugh, her smile, her strength and her joys. The family wish to extend an invitation to join them in a Celebration of Irish’s Life at The Eagles Hall in Hope on October 4, 2014 at 1 p.m. Send condolences at

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