Irene B. Fairfield
1919 - 2017
FARMINGTON - Irene B. Fairfield, 97, passed away in Farmington on April 8, 2017. Born in New Sharon April 29, 1919, daughter of Everett and Gertrude Brown, Irene graduated from New Sharon High School in 1936, attended Rhode Island State College and graduated from Kennebec School of Commerce in 1939. Also, the same year she began her 57 year marriage to Fred Fairfield.
She was employed by Commonwealth Shoes, Fairfield Insurance Agency and Dominick and Dominick as a clerical worker. She was a member of Penney Memorial Church, President and charter member of the Mother's Club.
She was predeceased by her husband; parents; siblings, Arthur Brown, Shirley Kilbourne and Ruth Dickerson; and grandson, Judson Field.
Irene is survived by daughters, Jacqueline (Raymond) Berry, Suzanne (Gerry) Kelly; grandchildren, Scott (Christine) Berry, Jonathan (Liz) Berry, Jason (Mary) Berry, Jessica (Dominic) Pargas; great-grandchildren, Tristan, Alex, Makenna ,Camden, Estevan, Juliana , Micah, Ramona, Jackie, Connie, Alexis and Nicki; and great-great-grandchildren, Jackie and Chris.
Her family asks you to consider sharing remembrances on her memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com.
There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held from the New Sharon United Methodist Church, Starks Road, on Saturday, April 29, at 11 a.m. Cremation services are in the care of the Cremation Care division of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Rd., Rtes. 2 & 27, Farmington.
Remembrance gifts may be given to:
Bread of Life at
Mother's Club at Penney
Memorial Baptist Church
393 Water St.
Wiles Remembrance Centers
137 Farmington Falls Road
Farmington, ME 04938
Published in Central Maine on Apr. 13, 2017