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DEVONSHIRE, Irene M. (Pietak)

DEVONSHIRE, Irene M. (Pietak)

DEVONSHIRE - Irene M. (nee Pietak) Age 87, entered into heaven to be reunited with her husband of 62 years, Ray "Paul" Devonshire on August 2, 2016; devoted loving mother to Paul Devonshire, Brian (Patricia) Devonshire, Todd (Deirdre) Devonshire, Amy Devonshire, all of North Tonawanda, and Scott Devonshire of Albuquerque, NM; mother-in-law to Nancy Stanton of North Tonawanda; Grandma to Joshua (Allyson), Timothy (Heather), Jennifer, Brian, Madison, Sydney and Great-Grandma to Michael, Adalyn and Avery. Irene was sister to Eugene (Harriet) Pietak, Margie (Richard) Hudson and late Franny Neidrauer. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Irene loved her home town of North Tonawanda and met her husband at Columbus McKinnon in Tonawanda, marrying on August 30, 1952. They enjoyed traveling with family and friends. Irene was part of a ladies card club with her friends Jean, June, Ceil, Adaline, Darlene and Rita for over 65 years. She was an avid reader, loved to garden, bike ride and the outdoors. She was a substitute secretary and librarian in the North Tonawanda School District for many years, as well as being president of the Meadow School PTA but her proudest job was raising her five children. The family would also like to thank the amazing staff and friends at Garvin House and Beechwood Skilled Nursing for their loving care of Irene over the past year. Friends may call at the FRETTHOLD FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Friday from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 7:30 PM. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Buffalo Hospice or Beechwood Skilled Nursing in her name. Guest register available at

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