Irene Genevieve Kent (née Quigg), age 89, passed away at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center on Tuesday February 12, 2019 after a long illness.
Irene was born on March 12, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY where she grew up and graduated from Midwood High School. She received a certificate in administrative and secretarial skills, which she then used while working in Manhattan.
After living in Brooklyn, California, Michigan, and Queens, she settled down in Delmar, NY for over 50 years and had a long career with the New York State Dormitory Authority. Irene was a member of the Bethlehem Business Woman’s Club for many years after her retirement, where she enjoyed working on community service projects.
Irene is pre-deceased by her husband of 52 years Fred Kent (2001). She is survived by her three daughters: Robin Plummer of Brockport, NY (Bruce); Barbara Raido of Catskill, NY (John) and Lisa Kent of New York City (John); her grandchildren, Danny Gross, Ben Plummer (Laura), Ryan Plummer, Chris Plummer (Chelsea), Tim Plummer (Sarah), Hannah Plummer and Katie Plummer. She is also survived by great grandchildren.