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Irene Worth

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Irene Marie Kilmartin Worth 1918-2011 BENNINGTON, VT Irene Marie (Kilmartin) Worth, 93, a resident of Park Street in Bennington, passed away Tuesday August 30, 2011 at Albany, New York Medical Center. Irene was born in Stamford, Conn., on August 21, 1918 the daughter of William and Mary Veronica Fitzgerald Kilmartin. She was educated in Stamford schools, graduating from Stamford, Connecticut High School. Irene worked as a hairdresser, a dental assistant and was a switchboard operator during World War II. In her later years, she worked as a secretary for Ivan Sorval-Dupont. She was an avid reader and in her earlier years was an exceptional knitter. She enjoyed following the New York Yankees, enjoyed listening to Irish music, played the piano and appreciated the friendship and care by her caregiver Marilyn. Irene is survived by her children Maureen Worth-Hamilton of Raleigh, North Carolina and Louise Hakey and her husband Mark of Fairfax, Vermont, her grandchildren Michael C. Hakey of Fairfax, Vermont, Holly Hakey-Magoon and her husband Earl of Colchester, Maureen Anne Hakey of Milton, Vermont and Patrick M. Hakey and her great grandchildren Brett, Thomas, Jake, Meghan, Riley and Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband Leslie W. Worth, a World War II United Staes Marine Veteran who died February 10, 1992. FUNERAL NOTICE: The liturgy of Christian death and burial will be celebrated Saturday morning September 3, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart, St, Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church in Bennington. There are no visiting hours. Interment will be held Tuesday September 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the family lot in St John's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Springale/Darian, Connecticut. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Irene's memory may be made to the , or the Humane Society,c/o Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home P.O. Box 957 Bennington, Vermont 05201. To send the family email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home 213 West Main Street Bennington, Vermont.

Published in Bennington Banner from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, 2011
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