LEICESTER; Irene L. (Lemerise) King, 95, of Cherry Valley, a section of Leicester, died Wednesday, May 17 at her home.
She leaves her husband of 65 years, Edward J. King, her son, Wayne E. King and his wife June of Millbury, four grandchildren Eric King and his wife Emilee of Whitinsville, Megan King of Millbury, Kimberly Roslund of Millbury and Brandon Roslund of Worcester, a great granddaughter Aleigha Martinsen, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter Maureen Roslund, brothers Arthur, Richard, Robert and Thomas Lemerise, and sisters Rita Lebel, Ora Lemerise and Mae Peloquin.
Born in Leicester, she was the daughter of Joseph & Emma (Gonyea) Lemerise.
Along with her husband, they were avid campers years ago. She enjoyed her trips to the casino, and spending time with family and friends.
She was a longtime member of St. Joseph/St. Pius Parish in Leicester and frequented the Leicester Senior Center.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 20 from the MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St. Leicester, with a Mass at 10 A.M. in St. Pius X Church, 1153 Main St., Leicester. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Leicester.
Calling hours are Friday from 5-7 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Maureen Roslund Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Holy Name High School, 144 Granite St., Worcester, MA 01604.