In Memory of



Obituary for Irene Burgess

Irene Burgess
Age 80, of Watkins Glen, passed away in the comfort of her home on January 14, 2018. Irene worked at the Watkins Glen Central School for 25 years as a Custodian and retired in 2000, and at the First Presbyterian Church in Watkins Glen since 1974. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church, Watkins Glen; Rev. Cara Milne will officiate. She is survived by her husband, John Burgess; son, David Burgess; canine friend, Harry; special niece, Debbie (Davis) Nunn; sister-in-law, Gloria Slater; nieces, Amy Lynn and Michelle; and very special friend, Rob Rossiter. The family would like to thank her special caregivers, Jane Kissell, Melissa Kissell, and Maria Torres. Those wishing to remember Irene may consider a donation in her memory to the First Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891. You may light a “Candle of Remembrance” in her memory online at Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.