MEDWAY - Irene W. Irwin, 88, died February 28, 2017 at Greene
Meadows Nursing Home in Catskill. Irene was born September 15,
1928, the daughter of the late Henry and Helen (Hotaling) Wildey.
Irene loved people. She worked in her early years as a secretary
for Mr. Scott Elles at the Greenville Central School. She also
worked for the Greene County News and is well known for her
newspaper column, “A Letter From Irene”. She was a longtime member
of the Medway Grapeville Fire Co. Auxiliary and the Medway
Congregational Christian Church. She taught Sunday school and loved
playing the piano and singing in the choir. She was a nature lover
and enjoyed watching the birds.
Irene is survived by her children, Lynn, Holly and Royal Irwin, all
of Medway. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Royal R.
A celebration of Irene and Royal’s lives will be at the convenience
of the family at a date to be announced.