Irene York


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Posted Online: Feb. 23, 2013, 10:24 pm
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Irene T. York, 86, of East Moline, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to New Life Fellowship, Moline.
Irene was born on March 5, 1926, in Rock Island, the daughter of William P. and Daisy Colbert Marvin. She married Roger A. York on Nov. 26, 1944, in Moline. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1989.
Irene worked as an assembler with Buddy L. She was a member of New Life Fellowship in Moline, the Colona House Red Hat Club and was a 25-year member of RSVP or Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Rock Island and Scott counties. She attended In-Touch and was an avid bingo and card player.
Survivors include her sons, Bill (Paula) York, Moline, Larry (Becky) York, Silvis, Roger "Bud" (Teresa) York, Colona; daughters, Cheryle (Terry) Johnson, Muscatine, Iowa, Evelyn "Evie" York, Brighton, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lillian Davis, Milan, Betty Ann Sunderlin, East Moline; sister-in-law, Marie Engwall, East Moline.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Ann York; 10 brothers and sisters.
The family would like to thank the caring staff at Hope Creek for all their love, hugs and prayers.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting www.esterdahl.com.












 




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