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In Memory of

Irene Rose Lennon

August 28, 1924 - May 11, 2017

Obituary


Irene Rose Lennon (Locke), 92, passed away May, 11, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living, Smithfield. She had been the beloved wife of the late James W. Lennon, Sr. for 69 years prior to his passing.

Born in Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Minnie (Pace) Locke; step-daughter of the late Edith Locke, beloved mother of James W. Lennon and his wife Sandra; Deborah L. Moura and her late husband Edward, Cheryl A. Bagaglia and her husband Tony; cherished grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 5, sister...

Irene Rose Lennon (Locke), 92, passed away May, 11, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living, Smithfield. She had been the beloved wife of the late James W. Lennon, Sr. for 69 years prior to his passing.

Born in Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Minnie (Pace) Locke; step-daughter of the late Edith Locke, beloved mother of James W. Lennon and his wife Sandra; Deborah L. Moura and her late husband Edward, Cheryl A. Bagaglia and her husband Tony; cherished grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 5, sister of Agnes Fox and the late Dorothy Hoard.

Irene retired from the Classified Department of the Providence Journal after more than 25 years of service and was known amongst her colleagues as "Miss Drake". Family was her number one enjoyment throughout the years. In addition, she enjoyed traveling, bowling, and casinos.

Visitation will be held Monday, 9-10:30 a.m. in the Swan Point Cemetery Redwood Chapel, 585 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, with a service at 10:30 a.m. in the Redwood Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or www.stjude.org/donate.