Irene M. CONRAD, 71, of Spring Hope, NC, formerly of Scio, NY, went home to be with our Lord in Heaven on Monday, August 27, 2018 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY following a brief illness.
Born September 14, 1946, in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Joseph E. and Kathleen Laughlin Brown.
She shared 39 years together with her loving husband, Edwin M. Conrad, who survives.
She attended Prince of Peace Catholic School in Niagara Falls, NY and Niagara #3. When her husband drove tractor trailer, she and their two toy poodles, Romeo and Juliet, went along with him and traveled all over the United States. Rene was devoted to her family and centered her life around them. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and baking, decorating cakes, playing solitaire and other games on her tablet.
Surviving besides her husband, Ed, are: four children, Jennifer M. Phipps of Spring Hope, NC, Jacqueline (Warren) Scrivener of Scio, NY, Joseph N. Lynch of NY, and Edwin M. (Danielle) Conrad, Jr. of Spring Hope, NC; ten grandchildren, Jonathon D. Phipps, Danielle K. (Chris) Wolske, Breanna M. (Casy) Gates, Joseph (Britney) Lynch, Jacob Lynch, Kaitlyn Lynch, Isaiah Lynch, Michaela Conrad, Jacob Conrad, and Matthew Conrad; seven great-grandchildren, Mya, Jordan, Carsen, Madison, Logan, Kathleen, and Chasyn; a brother, Jack E. (Jean) Brown of Scio; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Kathleen "Toots" Brown; and a great-grandson, Lucas C. "Lionheart" Wolske. She also leaves behind her babies, as she called them, Hannah, Buster, Kiki, Snots, and Molly. She loved all her animals.
Friends and family may call at Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, 296 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895 on Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 3:00 PM.
Deacon Joseph Pasquella will preside.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA serving Allegany County, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895, the Alzheimer's Association at
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