Irene B. Therrien (Andriski) Stearns, 93 of Claremont, NH, passed away peacefully in the care of Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, NH on December 10, 2020 after a long illness.
Irene was born in Claremont, NH, on June 29, 1927 to Joseph and Mamie (Timlin) Therrien. She attended schools in Claremont, and was a lifelong resident of Claremont, NH.
She married Mike P. Andriski on September 3, 1945, (predeceased) and Ted Stearns Sr in July of 2000 (predeceased).
Irene worked at several area businesses and retired from Valley Regional Hospital in 1993 where she worked as a CNA and EKG Technician for 26 years. She loved to read, do crosswords and word search and listen to country music.
Irene is survived by three children: Brenda Andriski of Hooksett, NH; Michael J. and his wife Deborah Andriski of Laconia, NH; and Bonnie Dyke of Claremont, NH. Five grandchildren: Christopher Andriski, Jon Andriski, Jodi Bingham, Jeremy Dyke and Heather Bagley. Great Grandchildren: Riley, Stone, Lily, Cali, Brody, CJ and Lia. Step grandchildren: Lexi, Sophie and Jackson. Two great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, brothers Gordon Therrien and Harold Therrien and sister Beatrice Reynolds. Her son Robert H. Andriski and grandson Michael R. Andriski as well as many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests that you donate to the American Parkinson’s Association, The Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of your choice in Irene’s name.
The family would also like to thank the Sullivan County Healthcare staff of Stearns II for their kind and compassionate care for Irene during her final days.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church in Claremont on Tuesday, December 15th at 11 AM with the Very Rev. Shawn Therrien officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the funeral home and Andriski family ask all attending the funeral to abide with all regulations and please wear a mask and use social distancing.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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