Irene V. Rivers, 93, died peacefully on Thursday, January 23rd at Vero of Wilbraham. Born in Huntington, MA to the late August and Angelina (Jolly) Charbonneau, she owned and operated Pine Cleaners and Dyers for 20 years. She was predeceased by her husband Stanley J. Rivers and grandchildren Carolyn and Luke. Irene is survived by her five children: Albert Rivers, Rosemarie Acquista, Stanley J. Rivers, Jr., Louann Cunningham and Laurie Reilly, five grandchildren: Dawn, Joann, Rebecca, Amanda and Kaitlyn and three great grandchildren: Zachary, Meghan and Cameron. Family and friends may meet for Irene’s Funeral Mass on Monday, January 27th at 11 AM at St. Cecilia Church, 42 Main St., Wilbraham. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Wilbraham Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Harmony House, PO Box 6135, Holyoke, MA 01041.
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