ROCKNEY; Irene Elizabeth, 80, of Liverpool, formerly of Caledonia, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital,, Liverpool on Sunday, June 26, 2016 with her family by her side.
Born in Milton, Queens County, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Nora (Anthony) Keans.
Irene was a former waitress and a former cashier for Foodland’s Grocery in Caledonia. She was a former member of the North Queens Fire Association Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her sister Alma Verge of Liverpool, numerous nieces and nephews and her god daughter Joyce Fisher of Wisconsin.
She was predeceased by her sister Myrtle Hirtle and her brother Ernest.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, NS. A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Highland Cemetery, Hibernia Road, Caledonia. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the North Queens Fire Association or to the Palliative Care of South Shore Health. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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So sorry to hear that Irene has passed away.Sending condolences to all of the family.RIP
To Alma and Family’s,
It is so very hard to say good-bye to the ones we love, even though she is free of pain and at peace now. Alma , you never left her side , always taking care of Irene and she knew how much you loved her. She was the most caring , sweetest lady and she will be missed by all who knew her, especially her ‘ Sunshine. ‘ Take comfort in knowing that your friends care and are here for you. Take Care …Hugs <3
From Denny and sherri Harrington
Carolyn Mansfield Shupe
Dear Judy & Garnet,
Sending condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. Will be thinking of you as you all gather to celebrate your Aunt’s life. God Bless.
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Our condolences to the family of Irene Rockney.
My thoughts and prayers are with you Judy and your family.God Bless
Terry & Sheila
Sorry to hear of Irene’s passing. Knew her from Caledonia. Always busy doing or helping someone. Condolences to the family.
So sorry for your loss,Patsy,Arthur
She touched many hearts and lives and will be missed by many. I love you, Irene and will think of you often. Thank you for being in my life.
Delbert & Mary Weare
To Judy and the rest of lrene’s relatives. We are sad to hear of Irene’s passing. Many times she cashed us out at Foodland with a smile. Hang onto your fond memories and please open your Bible to John 5:28,29 and read about the resurrection hope for Irene. All our love and best wishes, Del and Mary
Maurice & Betty ( Roy ) Whynott
Our hearts are saddened by the passing of Irene.Prayers are with you all. Remember when she was young and lived with us. Will miss you cousin.Love and Prayers.
Thinking of you.
Delores and David Dagley
Our thoughts are with you and your family. Take care.
Delores and David
Alma and family so sorry for your loss!