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Irene Pusey Strode

September 3, 1915 April 16, 2018
Irene Pusey Strode
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Obituary for Irene Pusey Strode

Irene Pusey Strode, 102, of Oxford formerly of Avondale passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove.

Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of the late James Hudders Porter and Anna L. Dague Porter.

Irene graduated with a B.S. in Education from Penn State University, where she met her husband, the late Horace H. Pusey. Together they had three children, Marjorie (Howard) Hall of Ovid, NY, Phyllis (the late Richard) Biddle of Lower Gwynedd, PA and James (Penny) Pusey of Raeford, NC; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Irene was preceded in death by her second husband, Paul R. Strode. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Evelyn Cox and brother in law William Cox.

She owned and operated, with her late husband, Horace H. Pusey and Sidney Handy, the J. Norman Pusey Company Hardware Store, Avondale. She also taught at Craig Ridgeway School, Coatesville until she started her family.

Irene was a member and past Trustee of New Garden Friends Meeting, member of Avon-Grove Women’s Club, Avondale Mother’s Club and the Auxiliary Board of Ware Presbyterian Village. She was a past Board Member of Jennersville Regional Hospital and The Friends Home, Kennett Square.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Ware Presbyterian Village Health Center Chapel, 7 E. Locust St., Oxford, PA.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Friends Home in Kennett, 47 West State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. c/o Christine McDonald.

Arrangements by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.

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2:00 PM 5/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Ware Presbyterian Village Health Center Chapel

7 E. Locust St.
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

Ware Presbyterian Village Health Center Chapel
7 E. Locust St. Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

Memorial Contribution

Friends Home in Kennett

147 W. State St.
Kennett Square , Pennsylvania 19348
c/o Christine McDonald

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