OBITUARY

Irene L. Voudren

April 8, 1936April 23, 2019

Irene L. Voudren, 83, of Marlborough, passed away on April 23, 2019 following a period of declining health.

She was welcomed to the world on April 8, 1936 in Belmont, NH, the daughter of Joseph and Arlene (Gray) Morin. She grew up in Laconia where she attended area schools.

On June 20, 1953 Irene married Roger Voudren. They celebrated 50 years of happiness and raising their family in Marlborough before his passing in 2003.

Irene was a longtime employee of Sims Portex where she retired from as a machine operator.

A caring and loving mother and grandmother, Irene will be remembered for her strong and brave spirit. She was thankful and always willing to give to others. Irene had a way of being unintentionally funny. More than anything, she cherished time spent with family.

Irene will be dearly missed by her children: Roger Voudren, Jr. and his wife Nancy of Marlborough, Doreen Hodgeman and her husband Don of West Swanzey, and Diane Parent and her significant other Charlie Larkin of Windham; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; brother: Joseph Morin, Jr. of New Hampton; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.

She was predeceased by her husband: Roger Voudren, Sr.; daughter: Irene Buffum; and several siblings.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Fletcher Funeral Home, 33 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH. A funeral service will be held the following day, Thursday, May 2 at 10:00 am at the Funeral Home with burial to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Marlborough, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be made in Irene L. Voudren’s name to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 (www.Cancer.org).

Services

  • Calling Hours Wednesday, May 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 2, 2019

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Falishia Lambert

April 28, 2019

I have so many memories with great gram, but one that I’ll keep close is say goodbye. Every time we had to go home (no matter the weather) she would follow us out to her front porch and wave us off until we could no longer see her. This included blowing kisses. I love you great gramma V. “We’ll catch ya later!”

Charlie Larkin

April 28, 2019

Irene will be greatly missed and leave a void that cannot be filled but her family can take comfort in knowing she is in the kingdom of heaven with loved ones passed keeping a watchful protective eye on those below ..

Deb & John Zilske

April 25, 2019

Aunt Irene was one of a kind! There are so many memories of our youth with Diane, Roger, "Sissy" and Doreen, I barely know where to start. Growing up our families were our first friends. We saw one another every day and Uncle Bucky and Aunt Irene were always just up the road, along with all of their children! The woods, the rivers, and the "dump" were our playground and I shall smile, always, at the fun we had. Irene loved each and every one of her children and her grandchildren and her great grandchildren. There was never any doubt about that. Mom (Dottie Miner) and Irene had many adventures together. And, somehow, all we cousins filed into our VW bug and found yet more adventures at the pond and wherever else we ended up for the day. What fine, wonderful memories. Irene is with Bucky now, and I know she is happy. A life well lived and her family always came first. Love and sympathy to you all. Deb (Miner) and John Zilske

Crystal Lambert

April 25, 2019

I remember being pregnant with Saphire and Grammy telling me that if I keep eating watermelon that I was going to have a child that was a watermelon baby. She always made you laugh no matter what was going on or how you felt. We will all miss you Grammy

Michele Sawdy

April 25, 2019

We lived many years with my grandparents and shared so many loving memories. I will never forget the endless card games, popcorn and game shows and camping trips. My favorite thing was laying down with her at night or for naps where she would draw pictures with her finger on my back or face to help me fall asleep. She had a heart of gold and will be forever missed.

Mikayla Methe

April 24, 2019

Irene Voudren {Nana} was the best great grandmother anyone could ask for! She was warm hearted with wide open arms for anyone who knew her, and meet her. Her heart was open to many people an played a huge role in everyone's lifes. And we can't forget them kisses Noone left her house or anywhere for that matter without them kisses she will be greatly missed and loved forever in everyone's hearts!!! 💓

Jess Lambert

April 24, 2019

I have many wonderful memories of grammy, but if I had to pick just one it would be sleeping over and waking up to a yummy breakfast that she would be cooking at the stove(not before sending us to wash our face and hands).Grammy was a beautiful soul that will be missed everyday.Love you Gram💜

Kay Pinard

April 24, 2019

I was so happy to be part of the birthday/graduation parties and have Irene there. I felt at "home" with her and couldn't help but love her. She was a very caring person and I will miss her. She was family! I know she's in a better place! Love to my family, my thoughts are with you all.

Marie Giguere

April 24, 2019

This was a wonderful woman who loved everyone she will be missed and her mud coffee will never be forgotten love you gram

Doreen Hodgman

April 24, 2019

My mom loved her kids and her grandkids more than anything in the world she will be greatly missed by anyone who knew her love u my sweet lady say hi 2 everyone in heaven