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Obituary: Irene "Rene" Mae (Lima) Offley

Irene "Rene" Mae (Lima) Offley

June 13, 2017

Irene ”Rene” Mae (Lima) Offley, 73, of Taunton, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was the wife of Warren L. Offley. Irene was born in Taunton the daughter of the late Louis and Julia (Alves) Lima.

Rene worked at the Paul Dever State School as an attendant for many years, retiring in 1987. Mrs. Offley was one of longest living member of the Antioch Church in Taunton. She cherished the time she spent with her family and friends, especially her grand and great grandchildren.

Survivors besides her husband are four daughters: Roxanne M. Smith and her husband Everett of Rumford, Anita M. Coelho and her husband Victor of Fall River; Jodi A. Baptiste and her husband Domingo of Malden; Kymberly M. Offley of Florida; sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren; five sisters: Vivian Paulo of Taunton; Eleanor Monteiro of East Providence; Lois Martinez and her husband Albert of Taunton; Sharon Texeira of Taunton; Patricia Bean and husband Alan of Berkley; four brothers: Ronald Vieira and wife Sharon of FL; Richard Lima of FL; William Lima of Taunton; Thomas Lima and his wife Joan of Taunton; along with many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Marie Andrade, Elizabeth Paulo, Lillian Pina, Annie Enos, Mary Garcia, Bernice Jordan, John Vieira and Louis Lima Jr.


Funeral Information

Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 from 4-8pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Her Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10am at the Antioch Church, 159 Winthrop Street, Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Mayflower Hill Cemetery Taunton. 

Donations Information

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Kidney Foundation c/o Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 or Antioch Church P.O. Box 2788, Taunton Ma 02780