Spangler Mortuary, Sunnyvale
174 N. Sunnyvale Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Irene A. Slattery

1915 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Irene A. Slattery Obituary
Irene A. Slattery
July 17, 1915-July 16, 2014
Resident of Sunnyvale
Irene A. Slattery, born as Irene Gaudette on July 17, 1915 to her parents, Adolphe and Ella Gaudette in Worcester, MA. Irene was one of five siblings, elder brothers Rudolph and Donald, elder sister Florence and younger sister Ella, all of whom are predeceased. Irene attended boarding school at Marlboro Academy, Quebec Province, before entering and graduating as a registered nurse from the nursing program at Worcester City Hospital, Worcester, MA.
While working there as a Nursing Supervisor, Irene met the love of her life Joseph Slattery. They married on July 23, 1947 and soon afterward moved from MA to California, eventually settling in Sunnyvale where they raised their children. Joseph died in 1976 of a heart attack and eldest son, Otis, died from a brain tumor in 1962 at age eight. Irene is survived by her son Kevin and daughter, Mary Brown, both of San Jose. Irene is also survived by her grandchildren, Christine, Katherine, Sara, Danielle, Meggyn and Robert and great grandson, August.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 21 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm with Vigil starting at 7:00 at Spangler Mortuary, 174 N. Sunnyvale Ave., Sunnyvale. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, July 22 at 10:00am at St. Martin's Catholic Church, 590 Central Ave., Sunnyvale. Interment will be held at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery in Santa Clara.


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on July 20, 2014
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