Irene Koonce Acri
CAPE CARTERET - Irene Koonce Acri of Cape Carteret, N.C., 84, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011.
She was the daughter of Stanley Everett Koonce and Olive Murrill Koonce of Richlands, N.C. Irene was preceded in death by husband, Paul D. Acri of Enola and Camp Hill, PA; and her siblings, Murrill Coston, Nancy Peel, Travel and Richard Koonce.
Irene is survived by her children, Beth Acri Webster of Kinston, N.C., Denise Acri Groppe and her husband, Matthew of Fairfax, Va.; grandchildren, Elisabeth and Wyatt Webster, Margaret, Caroline and Laura Groppe; her brother, Stanley Earl Koonce and many extended family members, loving neighbors and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Jones Funeral Home in Swansboro, N.C. on Monday, Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. followed by an interment at Seaside Memorial Park.
Irene was a long-standing member of the Richlands, N.C. chapter of the Daughter's of the American Revolution. She was devoted to and took great pride in preserving her family history sharing her knowledge with her many family members.
Irene will be greatly missed by those that knew and loved her.
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