Irene A. Coad, 97, of Woodbury, died on Wednesday, February 13, at her home. A Newtown native, she was the widow of George E. Coad, Sr.
Mrs Coad was born August 14, 1915, in Newtown, a daughter of Ruth Rebecca (Johnson) and Serino F. King.
She graduated from Woodbury High School. She worked at Chase Brass & Copper and The Curtis House, before working at and then retiring from Southbury Training School.
Mrs Coad was a member of North Congregational Church, and a longtime member and past matron of Eastern Star. She had also served with the Ladies Auxiliary of Woodbury Fire Department and was a life member of the Bethlehem Fair Society.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, four daughters and two sons-in-law, three brothers, two sisters, 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, at 10 am, in North Congregational Church, Main Street North in Woodbury.
Memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Star c/o A.J. Kayser, 19 Adelaide Avenue, Waterbury CT 06708-2134 or Woodbury Ambulance Association, PO Box 581, Woodbury 06798.
Arrangements are being handled by Carpino Funeral Home of Southbury. Online condolences can be made at www.CarpinoFuneralHome.com.