EDMESTON — Irene Osborn, 94, of Burlington Flats, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at The Meadows in Middlefield.
She was born Oct. 7, 1908, in Edmeston, the daughter or Irwin and Lena Delphina (Sitts) Davis.
She married Clayton Osborn on Nov. 19, 1924, in Edmeston. He predeceased her on July 9, 1973.
Irene was a devoted mother and wife. She is honored by her family and all who knew her and have received the comfort of her presence.
She was a member of the Burlington Flats Baptist Church and The Friendly Neighbors Club.
As a homemaker she was noted for her baking skills which included breads, pies and molasses cookies. Irene also tended her home and family with her knitting, crocheting and her flower and vegetable gardens. Her leisure time was spent reading and memorizing poetry.
Irene is survived by her children and their spouses, Margery and Stewart Emhof, Janice and Max Kennedy, Bradley C. and Rose Osborn, Donald Osborn and his special friend, Irene, and Duane E. and Carolyn Osborn; her sister, Edna Palmater; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Irene was also predeceased by her grandson, Christopher; and her two sisters, Gladys Marr and Mildred Brownell.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 22, 2003, at 10 a.m. at the Burlington Flats Baptist Church, with Pastor Jay Henderson officiating.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.
Interment will be at the Burlington Flats Cemetery following the service.
Contributions may be made in Irene's memory to either the Burlington Flats Baptist Church or the Catskill Area Hospice.
Arrangements by Houk-Johnston-Terry Funeral Home, Edmeston.
Published in The Daily Star on Sept. 19, 2003.
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