Honeoye: November 18, 2009 at age 78 years. Predeceased by son John H. Hergenroder. Survived by husband of 60 years, Donald Hergenroder. Children; Donene Conole of Rochester, Kathleen Kuntz of DuBois, PA, Paul Hergenroder of Springwater, Jane Hergenroder of Rochester, Janet McConnell of DuBois, PA, and Mark (Betty) Hergenroder of Rochester. Sister; Karen (Robert) Bowser of DuBois, PA, Brothers; Charles (Colleen) DeChurch of Renton, WA and Nicholas (Marge) DeChurch of Big Run, PA. Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and friends.
Irene was born August 22, 1931 in Sykesville, Pennsylvania to parents Anthony and Mary (Phillips) DeChurch. She worked many years as a dedicated employee of the Rochester City School District. Irene was a member of the St. Mary’s Rosary Society and also an active member of the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Auxiliary.
Family and friends may call today (Sunday) at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 8796 Briggs Street, Honeoye, from 3pm-7pm. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 8961 Main Street, Honeoye, on Monday at 10:30am. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s cemetery and Rev. John Hayes will be the celebrant. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Rosary Society, 8961 Main St., Honeoye, NY 14471 or the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Auxiliary, PO Box 478, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence and for further information please visit www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com