F. Irene Blake, 86, of LeRoy and formerly of Palm Coast, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.
Mrs. Blake was born December 19, 1925 in Fulton, a daughter of the late David and Elizabeth (Howard) Griffiths.
She had recently relocated to LeRoy from her home of 24 years in Palm Coast, Fla. She was a faithful member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Palm Coast. She loved to play cards and bake.She was a former member of the Cosmopolitan Club in Allentown, Pa.
Mrs. Blake enjoyed singing, and was a member of several church choirs over the years. She also greatly enjoyed entertaining people for dinner.
She was the wife of the late Donald J. Blake, who died in 1996. They spent 51 years together.
In addition she was predeceased byher brother, John (late Mary) Griffiths, and sisters, Marie Drake and Jean (late Richard) Oberg.
She is survived by her sons, Douglas (Grace) Blake of Kingwood, Texas and David (Donna) Blake of Stafford; grandchildren, Brendan (Shauna) Blake of Byron, Karen Blake and Kathryn (Scott) Chapman, both of Texas; a brother-in-law, Edward Drake of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.
Contributions may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Florida Park Drive North, Palm Coast, Fl, 32137.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.