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Irene G. Johncox

September 27, 1922 — January 13, 2024

Depew

Irene G. Johncox

Irene G. Johncox,101, formerly of Depew, passed away on January 13, 2024 at the Wyoming County  Skilled Nursing Facility.

Irene was born September 27, 1922 in Alexander, a daughter of the late Harold and Joy (Wight) Goodman.

Irene was the oldest of five children and graduated from Alexander Central School in 1940.  She was married in 1941 to the late Clarence (Nibs) Johncox.  They began their lives together living in Buffalo, where she lived on her own while he served in World War II.  After the war they moved to Depew. She was once again on her own after his death in 2005, living in the same home for over 70 years. Irene worked in clerical work for many years, most recently with State Farm Insurance.  Following her retirement she served in many roles as a member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Lancaster as well as reading, gardening, traveling and enjoying time with family and friends.

She was beloved by all who met her & cherished especially by her many nieces and nephews who will remember her welcoming smile and positive outlook on life & the blessing she was to each of them.

Surviving are her sister-in-law, Clara Johncox along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clarence Johncox; sisters, Lillian (Gerald) Bowen, Stella (Robert) Peck, Louise (Kenneth) Post; a brother, Kenneth (Susan) Goodman, nephew Leslie Goodman and nieces Barbara & Rosie Peck & Kate Hanobik.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia, where her service will be held at 11:00 a.m. also on Thursday.  She will be laid to rest in Maple Hill Cemetery, Darien.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 5505 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086.

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, January 25, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. - Batavia

403 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 25, 2024

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. - Batavia

403 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020

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