Irene Madelene Charney, 70, of Avon, died peacefully Tuesday, January 14, 2014. She was born June 20, 1943 in Wakefield, Rhode Island, to the late Joseph and Lillian (nee Girouard). Irene had been a resident of Our Lady of the Wayside since 2009 and a former resident of Sensi-Care in Elyria.
She was a long time employee of the Lorain Opportunity Vocational Center of Murray Ridge. She enjoyed arts and crafts, latch hooking, listening to country music, and watching Westerns. Irene was loved by everyone and always greeted everyone with a hello and a smile. Irene's loss will be forever felt by the Wayside staff that she referred to as her family.
A graveside service will be held 11 A.M., Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Brookdale Cemetery, 41600 Oberlin-Elyria Rd., Elyria. A memorial service will be held 11 A.M., Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Guadalupe Home, 38023 Colorado Ave., Avon.
Arrangements were handled by Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.