Jane O. Irish

  • DIED: November 14, 2013
  • LOCATION: Vernon, Connecticut

Jane O. (Rogers) Irish, 86, of Stafford Springs, CT was called home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 14, 2013 after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Mamie J. Shank and Charles L. Rogers. She was born in Catonsville, MD on October 25, 1927. Jane was raised in Catonsville and graduated from Catonsville High School in 1944. After marrying the late Roswell L. Irish she moved to Stafford, CT and raised her five children. She was employed for 20 years at Linatex Corporation and 10 years at the Big Y before retiring in 2002. Jane enjoyed reading, knitting, and making personalized greeting cards for her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Roswell L. Irish, Jr. and his wife Carol of Stafford Springs, CT, Melvin L. Irish and his wife Judy of Aiken, SC, and Charlotte Burkey and her husband William of Stafford Springs, CT; a sister, Charlotte L. Kuglin and her husband Walter of Leesburg, FL; sons-in-law, James M. Griffin of Manchester, CT and James M. Foley of Sparks, NV; 16 grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her stepfather, Melvin L. Shank; grandson, Rodney L. Irish; daughters, Roslyn Irish Foley and Patricia Irish Griffin; and long time companion Alex Warren. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. Burial will follow at Stafford Springs Cemetery, Stafford Springs, CT. Calling hours are on Monday from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Orlando, 3500 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805. For online condolences or directions, please visit: www.introvignefuneralhome.com


“ I was saddened to hear of Jane's passing. She was always so upbeat and nice when chatting with her no matter how she felt. What a dear lady! I will...Read More »

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