Audrey A. Kirby(1932 - 2014)

Audrey A. Kirby

Virginia Beach - Audrey A. Kirby 81, of Virginia Beach passed away Tuesday, April 29 having spent her final hours surrounded by family. She was born to Charles J. and Helen L. Stevens on August 10, 1932 in Oak Park, Ill. Audrey was the widow of Col. Robert W. Kirby (Rip), USMC retired. She was an active member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Red Hat Society, loved her Friday lunch bunch group and so enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She leaves behind her three beloved children, Robert W. Kirby Jr. and his wife Mary Beth of Virginia Beach, Mary K. Havasy and her husband Fred of Raleigh, N.C., and Steven J. Kirby and his wife Cathy of Charlotte, N.C. She is also survived by her grandchildren Robert W. Kirby III (Trey) and his wife Stephanie, Michael H. Kirby and fiancée Kendra Greer, Steven J. Kirby Jr., Christopher David Kirby, Christopher Dalton Kirby, Luke J. Havasy, Julianna G. Havasy, two great-grandchildren Ava and William Kirby, her sister Dolores Bailey of Elmhurst, Ill. and many nieces and nephews. Her faithful four-legged friend Zoe will also miss her. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Audrey to: Catholic Daughters Court Stella Maris Scholarship Fund at St. Gregory's the Great Catholic Church, 5345 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA. 23462. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 5. A reception following the service will be held at the church. Audrey will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Quantico National Cemetery in a private ceremony at a later date. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 2, 2014