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Blanche Irene (Kennedy) Clore, 92, of Monticello, Ind., formerly of Veedersburg, Ind., died at 5:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Lafayette East.
Irene was born on July 9, 1925 in Wingate, Ind. She was the daughter of Earl and Gertrude (Hesler) Kennedy. She spent most of her life in Veedersburg, Ind. and had been a resident of Monticello, Ind. since 2011.
On May 5, 1945 she married Herbert Clore. He preceded her on Jan. 27, 2010.
Irene was a member of Veedersburg United Methodist Church and Veedersburg American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #288. She was a past president and former board member of Bonebrake Cemetery League. She had worked at the Indiana Creamery in Veedersburg, Ind. She enjoyed cooking and cabbage rolls were her specialty. She also enjoyed quilting, sewing and embroidery.
Surviving are one daughter, Carolyn Williams (Allen) of Monticello, Ind.; four grandchildren, Amber Clore, Dale Clore, Adam Clore, Tracy Clore; and four great-grandchildren.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband; one son, John Clore; and one sister, Thelma Louise Kennedy.
Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at Dickerson Funeral Home. Inurnment at Bonebrake Cemetery on a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the Library at Veedersburg Public Library or Veedersburg United Methodist Church. Online condolences www.dickersonfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 31, 2017
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