ATTLEBORO – Irene “MEMERÉ” M. Philibert, 95, of Attleboro passed away on Sunday December 25, 2016 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the loving wife of Fernando L. Philibert.
She attended Sacred Heart Elementary School in North Attleboro and was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro before moving to Attleboro 10 years ago.
Irene worked for 49 years at Plainville Stock and retired over 20 years ago to become a homemaker. She recently worked at her daughter’s hair salon, “Richard’s Hair Stylist” where she was a greeter.
Irene’s special interests and hobbies included taking painting classes, going out to lunch and she loved to shop. She drove until she was 94 years old.
She is survived by 2 loving daughters: Eileen Rhyno and Nancy Merigold both of North Attleboro; Cherished grandchildren: Marcy and Jason Gittle of Attleboro; Treasured great-grandchildren: (Twins) Jenna and Emily Gittle. She also leaves behind several wonderful nieces and nephews.
She was sister of the late Yvonne McKeon and Lillian Brown.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday January 14 in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro, MA from 9am -12pm with a Memorial Service immediately following. Burial will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Lenore’s Pantry 43 South Washington St. North Attleboro, MA 02760, Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter P.O. Box 592 Attleboro, MA 02703 and the North Attleboro Animal Shelter 43 South Washington St. North Attleboro, MA 02760.
Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral North Attleboro, MA