ILION – Irma M. Jaquish, age 89, formerly of Ilion, passed away peacefully, on Monday, August 29, 2022, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford.
She was born on May 20, 1933, in Panama and graduated from High School, in Panama. Irma was married to Jack Wedemeyer, who died in 1991. She later married Jerome Jaquish, who died several years ago. She worked as a home health aide for Catholic Charities, for many years and also at private homes.
Surviving family members include her daughter, Janet Duhaime and her husband, Bill, of Utica; her son, John Wedemeyer and his wife, Pamela, of AZ; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Edna Crowell, of MS and Flor James, of Panama; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husbands; her son, Gene; her sister, Mercedes; and 2 brothers, Gregorio and Schubert.
A Memorial Mass for Irma will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at the Church of the Annunciation, West St., Ilion, with Father Paul Catena, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion. There are no scheduled calling hours.
Anyone wishing to share a memory of Irma, or add to her online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com
Irma’s service arrangements and supervision are entrusted to her Family Funeral Director and friend, Don Applegate, at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Homes, of Ilion, NY (315-895-7722).