Romaine Irene Spicer, 80, died unexpectedly at 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in The Lutheran Home at Kane where she had been a resident since 2005.
She was born in Sheffield on Nov. 19, 1930, a daughter to the late John and Grace Anderson Rogers.
A lifelong Sheffield resident, Irene had been employed as a bartender for 20 years at the Lee House. She was also a member of the Sheffield Vets Club, Sheffield Rod and Gun, and loved to play Bingo.
Mrs. Spicer is survived by four daughters, Dianna Doyle, Sheffield, Catherine McLaughlin, Sheffield, Grace Jones, Kane, and Marjorie Power, Warren; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard “Dugie” Spicer; a daughter, Rose Marie Tyler; a grandson, Joseph Power; a granddaughter, Robin Doyle; three brothers, John and Carl Rogers, and Donald Marshall; five sisters, Nina Dobbs, Hazel Fiscus, Martha Fiscus, Rose Mary Jasurek, and Grace Rule.
A celebration of Irene’s life will be held Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 6 p.m. in the Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home. Friends will be received from 3 p.m. until the service on Saturday. Burial will be in Barnes Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sheffield Sports Boosters to offset pay to play costs or Sheffield VFW.