Mount Vernon News
  • Irene Hobson

  • November 24, 2010

GALENA — Irene Hobson, 84, of Galena, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at St Ann’s Hospital, Westerville.

She was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Marion to the late Earl and Lucy (Cook) Coffey. Graduate of Harding High School and a retired computer operator for DCSC in Columbus. Former member of the Harlem Grange, Lady Club in Sunbury and the Union at DCSC.

Irene loved to sew, crochet, read, garden and her dogs and cats, especially her dog, Lady.

She is survived by her three nieces and their families.

Preceded in death by brothers, John and Leo Coffey; sister, Ann Ridenour.

Friends may call one hour prior to the 2 p.m. service at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, with Pastor Bud Leskovac officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Delaware County Humane Society, 4920 SR 37 E., Delaware, OH 43015.

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