Pittsford: September 21, 1930 - April 24, 2013. Irene was born in Detroit, Michigan and died at her home in Pittsford, NY. She was predeceased by her son, Charles William Caccamise, III. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, William Charles Caccamise Sr., MD.; daughters, Margaret (Leo Patterson), Janet (William Clark), Barbara (James Lehman) and son William Charles Jr., JD (Vanessa Phillips); grandchildren, Clinton Patterson (Beth VanSkiver), Devan Patterson, Amy Clark (Jeffery Harter), Sandra Clark (Matthew Lussier), Isabelle Caccamise, Charlotte Caccamise, and Robert Lehman; great-grandchildren, Avery Patterson, Diego Lussier and Jordan Harter; sister, Margaret McLaughlin.
After attendance at Northwestern University
in Chicago where she met her future husband, Irene graduated from the University of Rochester with a Bachelor's Degree in Science and from Nazareth College with a Master's Degree in Education and with a Certificate in Learning Disability.