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Irene Frances McLain

1915 - 2019
Irene Frances McLain Obituary
Irene Frances McLain, 104 years old, of Moscow, died Tuesday evening at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center, Lake Ariel following an illness.

She was the widow of Elmer McLain who died in 1997.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Margaret Greener Reed. Prior to retirement she worked on the family farm with her husband and worked at Rita's Sportswear in Moscow for many years.

She loved the outdoors, her garden, and her flower beds. Recently, Irene sang at her 104th Birthday party.
Surviving are daughters Nancy McLain of Newfoundland and Hannah Simmons of Beach Lake; grandchildren Gregg McLain and his wife Linda, Kristen Soden and her husband Dan, and Shannon Kriedler and her husband Dean; great grandchildren Lynleigh McLain, Hunter Douglas Lefkoski, and Hannah Farrington; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son Earl McLain; brothers Charles Reed, Kinzey Reed, Paul Reed, and John Reed; a sister Marie Tennant.

The family would like to thank the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care staff for such great care and love given to Irene during her time there.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, August 29 at 11:00am in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel, Pa.

Friends may call from 10:00am until the time of service.
Inurnment to follow, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
For directions, to share a memory, or leave a condolence for the family please visit www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com
Published in Wayne Independent on Aug. 24, 2019
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