Of Burlington, formerly of Saugus and Medford, died peacefully November 19th at the age of eighty-eight. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward “Ted” A. Reny, Jr.
Born in Boston and raised in Medford, Irene was a daughter of the late Ernest and Gladys (Piech) Thibault. She was a graduate of Medford High School.
Irene was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who would do anything for her family. She enjoyed taking trips to the White Mountains and drives anywhere along the New England coast. She was extremely talented with her hands and especially loved to cross stitch, quilt, and crochet. She also enjoyed gardening and cooking for family and had a deep love for cats!
In most recent years, Irene enjoyed working for Kane’s Donuts in Saugus. She enjoyed mingling with friends and acquaintances and always greeted them with a smile. She will be deeply missed but never forgotten!
Loving mother of Edward Reny, his wife Tammy of NV, Cynthia Yennaco, her husband James of Pepperell, Barbara Bernabe of Revere, Loretta Sim, her husband Allen of Grafton, NH, Carol Badolato, her husband William of FL and Michael Reny, his wife Michelle of Boxford. Cherished grandmother of Christine, Richard, Lauren, Shaun, Kerrianne, Ariana and Shea, and great-grandmother of Nico, Remy, Alma, Jonathan, and Emma. Dear sister of Carol Grant, her husband Donald of Chelmsford, Ernest Thibault of CA, the late Barbara Abell, and sister-in-law of Edwin Barlow of PA. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Dec. 2nd at 10 a.m. in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn. Interment will follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to pay their respects on Thurs. Dec. 1st from 4-7 p.m., Friday. Dec 2nd 9-am a.m. in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Irene’s memory to The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952