Helen 'Irene' Milinazzo
August 13, 1929 - October 10, 2016
Helen "Irene" Milinazzo passed away peacefully Monday, October 10, 2016 at her residence in Medford, Ore. Irene was born August 13, 1929 to Effie Julia Doucette in Boston, Mass.
Irene live most of her life in Waltham Mass. and after retirement moved to Lake Worth, Fla. and summered in Maine. She moved to Medford, Ore. in 2006 after the death in 2005 of her husband of 55 years, Paul.
She was a member of the “Red Hat Society” and truly enjoyed ice skating on the Charles River, and ballroom dancing. Irene was most happy spending time with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. A fun-loving woman, she always enjoyed the company of all her friends, enjoying meals or coffee.
Irene leaves her daughters, Janet House and her husband, John of Belgrade, Maine, Paula and her husband, Kenneth Central Point, Ore., and Lisa Milinazzo-McGrady and Walter McGrady of New York City, N.Y.; Her grandchildren, Samuel House, Allyson Cummings-Richwine, Richard Cummings, Benjamin Cummings, Alex Cummings, and Noel Cummings. In addition she leaves seven great-grandchildren.
Irene will be remembered as an adored daughter, niece, wife, mother, aunt, and friend, whose smile and laughter will be deeply missed.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to join with her family for a celebration of her life with a memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2016 at Sacred Heart Church, 311 River Street, Waltham, Mass.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Irene’s memory to the Alzheimer's Association, National Office, 225 Michigan Avenue, Floor # 417, Chicago, Ill. 60601