Irene J. Weed, 82, of North Fort Myers, FL, formerly of East Haven, died Monday March 10, 2014 in Manor Care Hospice, Fort Myers, FL. She was the widow of Theodore R. Weed.
Mrs. Weed was born in East Haven July 6, 1931, daughter of the late Otto and Lillian Walker Buttsteadt. She worked in the Hamden Tax Collector's office for many years until retiring. Irene loved to garden and was well known for her delicious baking. She was a second mother to all of her children's friends, and will be missed by many. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Branford.
Mrs. Weed is survived by her daughter Paula (David) Renaud of North Fort Myers, FL; and her grandchildren, Richard J. (Jessica) Renaud, and Jeffrey G. Renaud.
She was predeceased by her son Theodore R. Weed, and her brother Clayton Buttsteadt.
Friends may call Friday evening from 5 – 8 at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, and are invited to a funeral service Saturday morning at 10:00 in the United Methodist Church, 811 East Main Street, Branford. Burial will follow in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven.
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