Irene Findlay, age 90, resident of Meadville, Pa for more than 20 years and formerly of Cambridge Springs, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015 at Park Avenue Rehab and Nursing Center, Meadville, PA. Born on September 26, 1924 in Finleyville, PA, Irene was a daughter of the late James Orville Boyer and Mary Jane McChain Boyer. She married Clifford Lemuel Findlay on March 10, 1945 and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1967.
A graduate of Cambridge Springs High School, Irene became a home maker and gave birth to three children who survive – Connie Trace and her husband, Dan residing in Meadville; Dale Findlay and his wife, Teresa residing Cambridge Springs; and Barbara Davis and her husband, Don residing in Meadville. Also surviving are six grandchildren – Deborah Sefert, Dennis Soult, Mark Findlay, Keith Findlay, Mike Davis, and Julie Cox, and ten great grandchildren.
Irene was preceded in death by five sisters – Sarah Merritt, Bernice Siverling, Ruth Welch, Betty Hayes, and Virginia Welch.
Private visitation and funeral services will be held at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday, February 19th with Reverend Rod Beardsley, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Cambridge Springs, officiating. Interment will take place on Friday.