Irene Wilson of Hayward, CA, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 27, 2017. She was 97 years old.
Irene is survived by her children; Brad and Sherri (Tim Lovos, deceased). Her grandchildren; Skip (deceased), JimiAnn, Karen, Anthony (deceased), Desiree, Elizabeth, James and David. Her Great grandchildren; Kassidy, Riley, Dani, Tyson, Boden, Maika, Jackie, Amanda, Desiree, Jessica, Kyra, Sophia, Athena, Grace and Norah.
Born in 1920 in Nebraska, Irene was a part of a big family that consisted of 10 siblings. She after she completed high school she would go on to build a family with her husband James (pre-deceased, 1996) in the San Francisco Bay Area. Irene loved to bake and sew. She enjoyed being home and spending time with her family, who she loved so dearly. She was a longtime parishioner of St. John’s Catholic Church and had been active in St. Gerard's Womens Club.
Irene was a sweet and warm woman who loved to give and share. Through her cooking and her kindness. Her presence will be truly missed.
Visitation for Irene will be held from 4 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Grissom’s Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. Funeral services will be 10 am on Thursday, February 2, 2017, also at Grissom's Chapel & Mortuary. Irene will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA.