Irene passed away on Dec. 4, 2012, at the age of 87. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (James) Bartlett; son, John (Beverly) Smalley and daughter, Marsha (John) Green; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great- grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lorraine Allen. She was predeceased by her husband, Edson Beebe Smalley and her daughter, Gale Nenni.
Irene was a member of the Holley Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary for over 50 years. She loved her family and family gatherings. She loved dancing, baking, shopping and playing cards. She also enjoyed spending her winters in Florida. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Church, 11 S. Main Street, Holley, NY 14470, Saturday, May 25, at 11:00 AM. Reception to follow in St. Mary's Hall. Contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101.
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