Irene was born on April 1, 1919 in Stonyford, California to Esther and Dennis O’Leary. She attended school in Stonyford and Colusa. Irene loved gardening, trips to the mountains and family gatherings. She worked for the Colusa Telephone Company and Colusa Drugstore.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Frank Ferraiuolo, sisters Mary Abreu, Edna Burns, Ann Reinhardt and brothers Jerome and Richard O’Leary. Irene is survived by two sons, Jerd Ferraiuolo of San Jose and Don Ferraiuolo of Winters. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Dana Hansen of Pleasanton, grandson, Jason Ferraiuolo of San Jose and great-granddaughter Caroline Hansen.
Visitation will be Friday, August 21 from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. at McNary-Moore Funeral Home in Colusa with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Colusa.