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1935 Irene 2019

Irene Rita Gooding

January 22, 1935 — January 24, 2019

Peacefully on Thursday, January 24, 2019, Rita Gooding passed away at the Portage District General Hospital at the age of 83 years.

Rita will be lovingly remembered by her husband Bill; children Louis Gooding, Ruth (Craig) McTaggart, Evelyn Gooding, Jack (Zoe) Gooding, Tony (Wendy) Gooding and Leonard (Cindy) Gooding; grandchildren Jamie, Kerry, Aimee and Willy Gooding, Nolan and Leonard McTaggart, Myles and Dirisha Crosley, Crystal LaPointe, Kristen, Toni and Madison Gooding, Ben Deuck, Michael and Char MacDonald; great-grandchildren Amyra, Marguel and Marz Gooding, Aria and Ashton MacDonald and Jessica Gingrass; great-great grandson Cylus Gingrass; brothers Donald, Ernie, and Stanley Parenteau;  numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.  She was predeceased by her parents; daughter Donna Gooding; sisters Rose, Olga and Margaret; brother Leonard and  sister-in-law Francis.

Funeral Service will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Portage la Prairie, MB on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:00 am, led by Father Gerald Langevin.  Interment will take place at Brookside Cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Rita’s memory to Sunset Palliative Care Inc., Box 92, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3B2.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.  204-857-4021

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Irene Rita Gooding, please visit our flower store.

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