Irene O'Toole Jamieson
Date of Passing: April 9th, 2019leave a condolence read condolences
Irene O'Toole Jamieson, 91, of New Hartford, passed away at the Sitrin Health Care Center on April 9, 2019, with her loving family at her side. Irene was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 29, 1928, the daughter of the late John W. and Mary Alice (Emmott) Mulligan. She grew up in Albany, NY and graduated from Vincentian Institute and Mildred Elley Secretarial School. Irene married John T. O'Toole (Jack) on September 9, 1950, at St. Theresa's Church in Albany. The O'Tooles moved to New Hartford in 1970. Jack passed away on January 25, 1992, after 42 years of marriage. On February 11, 1995, Irene entered into a second marriage with Alan W. Jamieson, until his passing on April 18, 2007. Irene was a past member of the Utica Curling Club, enjoyed gardening and was a knowledgeable and avid collector of antiques. After raising her seven children, she joined the Social Security Administration in Utica and retired in 1990. Irene was a devout parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford. She was a loving and devoted wife and a wonderful mother to seven children as well as six stepchildren. She was cherished by her family and friends who admired her sense of compassion and kindness. Her family and friends will greatly miss her. She is survived by seven children and their spouses, John T. Jr. and Deborah of Broomfield, CO, James and Louise of Solvay, Thomas and Joanne of Liverpool, Kevin and Darlene of Rochester, Brian and Sharon of Utica, Judith and Tim Crossway of Whitesboro, and Daniel and Denise of New Hartford. In addition, she leaves behind her six stepchildren, Deborah Jamieson of Lodi, CA, Pamela Carrier of Deerfield, Betsey and Larry Youngs of Gaffney, SC, Susan Kennedy of Waterville, Robin Jamieson of Norwich, and Mark Jamieson of North Brookfield. She was blessed with 19 grandchildren; 9 step grandchildren; and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Catherine; and her sisters, Mary Simpson and Madonna Rowland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 26, at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford. Interment will be at Our Lady Help Christians Cemetery, Glenmont, NY. Calling hours will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford, NY. Those wishing to remember Irene in a special way may send a contribution to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
My deepest sympathy to all of Irene's loved ones. RIP