Irene B. Leary



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Greece: Peacefully, Wednesday, March 02, 2011. Predeceased by her husband, Theodore Leary; sister, Eunice Leary. Survived by her nephew, Edward (Lori) Leary; great-niece, Kristen (Matthew) Chatfield; great-great-nieces, Molly Irene and Ana Kay Chatfield; many dear friends. No prior calling. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday 11:00 AM in the chapel of Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Entombment, White Haven Memorial Park. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Comfort Care at Unity Hospital in her memory.


  1. Debbie Timpani on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Ed, Lori and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. What a gracious lady she was. I am pleased that I got to meet her.

  2. Pat and Dan Finn on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Lori, Ed and family, We hope you enjoy all the fond memories of Aunt Irene. May it be of some comfort to know that we are thinking of you and remembering you in our thoughts and prayers. We love you. Danny and Patty

  3. Sue & Larry Rausch on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Ed and family. I was so sorry to see the notice about Irene in today’s paper. Even though I haven’t seen her in a few years, I remember her fondly. She was a kick! Loved life and lived it to the fullest. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. null on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Ed and Lori, I had hoped to meet you at the funeral but my husband is ill and I do not feel I can leave hin. Irene and I were friends in grammar school and high school and bridesmaids in each others weddings. I will truly miss her. The year we graduated in ’41 the Bickslers, and your parents, Ed, and Irene and I spent a week at Saratoga going to the races and having a great time. Memories are so important and I will cherish them. Irene often spoke of how wonderful you both were in looking after her. I know you will miss her . In loving memory, Doris Peet VanVechten

  5. Sandy Leary on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Forever in our hearts! We love you & ‘Teddy Bear!’ Sandy

  6. Ann Marie Walczyk on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Irene was a member of the Irondequiot Garden Study Club. When the club was dissolved the membrs continued to meet under the name of ‘Pearl’s friends’. Pearl was president of the study club for over fifty years and passed away a few years ago. The members decided to meet as friends. We at ‘Pearl’s Friends’ extend our deepest sympathy to Irene’s family. Irene was a ggod friend and enjoyed the garden club and Pearl’s Ffriens. Sincerely, members of ‘Pearl’s Friends’

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