Irene S. France, 97

Irene S. France, 97, formerly of 87 Liberty St. Oswego, passed away January 2, 2010 at the Oswego Hospital.

Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late George and Frances (Pasiak) Smith.

She worked in Food Service at Oswego State for over 30 years retiring in 1978.

Irene enjoyed spending time with her family.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary (Harry) Dasens of Jackson, Tenn; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Bernard France and a daughter, Eleanor (Ford) Leonard.

Memorial Services will be held at St. Mary’s Church in the Spring.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com

3 Comments

  1. Irene, I am going to miss you terribly, you were the sweetest little lady I have ever met and I will forever carry the picture in my heart of you on your porch all dolled up with your little earrings just enjoying watching people go by,and have the occassional drink. I will always hear your “Oh My God” and I feel fortunate to have met you even though I only knew you for a little over two years. My sincere and heartfelt condolences go out to your family, you will be missed more than you will ever know,

  2. ELEANOR, IRENE AND I HAD MANY A GOOD TIME OVER A LITTLE “TODDY” AT IRENE’S HOUSE. SHE SO ENJOYED HER PORCH WHEN WEATHER WOULD PERMIT. SHE WILL REALLY BE MISSED BY MANY. I’D HONK THE HORN WHENEVER I’D DRIVE BY AND UP WOULD GO A LITTLE HAND IN A WAVE AND A BIG SILE ON HER FACE. I’LL REALLY MISS YOU, IRENE. I KNOW YOU AND ELEANOR WLL HAVE A LOT OF CATCHING UP TO DO AND ENJOY A COUPLE OF BEERS TOGETHER. GOD BE WITH YOU.

  3. Aunt Irene, We will miss your beautiful smiles, thank you for sharing all your funny stories and always being ready to share a beer with us! We hope Nana, Baa and you are at peace and happy to be together!. We love you all,
    Judi,Jack,Taylor and your little duffer,John.

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