IRENE KIRKHAM (nee Peterson) passed away December 9, 2021.
Irene was a 1950 graduate of Mayfield High School. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, cousin, aunt, and friend to many. Her greatest source of enjoyment was spending time in her garden.
Irene is survived by her daughters Katie, and Karin Rebenock; grandsons Ian and Kyle Rebenock. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, and cousin Ingrid.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Brian, brother Frank ("Lenny") and sister Aina Schuster.
Per Irene's request there will be no services.
Contributions may be made in Irene's memory to: Lake Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd #E, Mentor OH 44060 (lakehumansociety.org) or Community Partnership on Aging, South Euclid Community Center - 1370 Victory Drive, South Euclid OH 44121 www.communitypartnershiponaging.org
Irene's family wishes to thank the nurses and aides at CCF Hillcrest for their help and compassion during her hospitalization.
ARRANGEMENTS BY FIORITTO FUNERAL SERVICE OF NORTHEAST OHIO