Irene Marianne Starkey (née Zimmer)

24 November 1937 – 23 May 2022

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Passed away peacefully in a home environment in Melbourne surrounded by her family after a short illness aged 84 years young.

Much loved wife of Algy Boyd (dec.) and estranged wife of Hugh Starkey.

Loving mother of Anne Whinney (nee Boyd) and Roger Boyd.

Loving mother-in-law of Daryl Whinney and Lynette Boyd (nee Fuller).

Loving stepmother to Kirsty Starkey and Alison Starkey.

Wonderful and treasured Gran of Mathew, Nathan, Alastair, Hayden and Stuart.

Joyful great grandmother of Chanelle and Darcy.

Treasured memories by all those who knew her, especially for her kind and grateful nature.

She will be missed and forever held in our hearts. Rest in God’s Love.

A private funeral will be held for Irene for all her family and friends.

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Funeral Notice

  1. We are so very sorry to hear this week of the sad death in Melbourne of dear Irene. When we visited her home in Clunes she always made us welcome. Her hospitality, her kind and loving nature was a joy, and those memories will always be with us. God rest her soul. Michael and Marilyn Starkey

    Michael Starkey June 30, 2022
  2. I will always love you Gran. Rest easy

    Nathan WHINNEY May 31, 2022
  3. Mum,

    you were a beautiful person who was surprised by all the kindnes people showed to you. You accepted everyone for who they were and loved them all. You will be missed and always remembered.

    Your loving daughter and son-in-law,
    Anne and Daryl

    Daryl and Anne Whinney May 30, 2022
  4. A lovely lady, to all those who knew and admired.

    Paul Pitcher May 30, 2022
  5. To Dear Anne, Wishing you and your family, strength and peace —– and may happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time.
    When the lord called your beloved Mother Irene home, he left a gift of memories in exchange. With all our love and respect at this sad time. Paul and Patricia XXOO

    Patricia Lamaro May 30, 2022

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