Irene's Story

SEARSMONT - Irene (Penney) Mehuren, passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at a local nursing home after a brief illness. She was born in 1930, the daughter of Doris Flye and Weldon (Sam) Penney.

In 1950 she married Donald, and together they raised six kids while dairy farming in Searsmont.

She was predeceased by Donald, her husband; and Angela, her granddaughter. She is survived by her children, Gary and his wife, Nancy, of Glenburn, Darrell and his wife, Pam, of Searsmont, Glendon and his wife, Susan, of Searsmont, Donnie and his wife, Debra, of Lincolnville, Rhonda and her partner, Bob Knowlton, of Searsmont and Darren and his wife, Janine, of Brooks; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 12, at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, December 13, at the Homestead Cemetery, Mehuren Road, Montville. Those who wish may make donations in Irene's memory to Maine Draft Horse and Ox Association, 301 Fahl Pond Road, North Anson, ME 04958. Online condolences may be offered to the family at
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