Irene Colby

1926 – 2009

SOUTH PARIS –  Irene Colby, 83, of South Paris, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 25, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

She was born in Waterford, June 29, 1926, the daughter of Clyde and Doris Brown Millett. She graduated from Norway High School, class of 1944. On June 14, 1952, she married Richard Colby of Paris.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Paul Colby and his wife, Bonnie, of Buckfield; two daughters, Debbie Martel and husband, Mark, of South Paris and Faith Walker and husband, George Prevendoski, of Clifton Park, N.Y.; six  grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jenni and Sarah Colby, Derrick, Elaine and Ellen Martel; two great-grandchildren, Jade Martel- Bixby and Isabella Colby; brothers, Charles Millett and wife, Marie, of Norway, Hartley Millett and wife, Lucille, of Mechanic Falls and William Millett of Norway; two sisters, Helen McKay and husband, George, of North Norway and Dorothy Millett of Oxford; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents; she was predeceased by a daughter, Paula Colby; a son, Dana Colby; and two brothers, Clyde Millett Jr. and Stanley Millett.

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