CAPE ELIZABETH -Irene A. Wooden, 89, of Cape Elizabeth handed away abruptly and unexpectedly the morning of Oct. 22, 2020, together with her son at her aspect. Irene was born April 30, 1931, in Biddeford, Maine, to Anne Treasa Krasko and John Francis Colpitts. On April 24, 1954, in Saco, Maine, Irene married Charles (Willie) Wooden Jr. and for 66 years they have been married till Willie handed on March 20, 2020. Irene graduated from Thornton Academy in 1950. She labored at Key Financial institution, South Portland and retired in 1995. Irene was preceded in demise by her dad and mom, her sister, Marcella Frances Bates and her husband, David Bates.Irene is survived by brother John Colpitts Jr. and spouse Anita from Saco, sister, Patrica Lewia and husband Robert from Kennebunk; daughter, Anne Marie Phinney and husband Ray from North Carolina, son, Daniel J. Wooden, Sr and spouse Deborah from South Portland, daughter, Janet Staples and husband Robert from Grey; 5 grandchildren, Daniel J. Wooden, Jr. and spouse Bethany from South Portland, Andrew Recordsdata Wooden from South Carolina, Charlene Joyner and husband Lee from North Carolina, Alexander (Alec) Moran from Grey,Jackie Moran from Rhode Island; 4 great-grandchildren Spencer, Dean and Audrey Joyner from North Carolina, Elena Wooden from South Portland in addition to many nieces and nephews.Irene was an avid Boston Crimson Sox fan; even when they weren’t on the earth collection she cherished to observe the sport. Irene cherished to do Press Herald crossword puzzles. She cherished to learn lots of of books of every kind – mysteries have been her favourite. Irene cherished gardening and planted flowers throughout the yard. Irene was well-known for pork pies , spareribs, fudge, lemon squares, artichoke dip in the course of the holidays and birthdays. Irene additionally loved making quilts for the household.Irene was a powerful ladies and she or he had a coronary heart of gold. Irene took care of Willie for 2 years at residence when he was sick. She was the rock of the household and by no means complained. She was all the time there for us. On Oct. 22, 2020, her coronary heart stopped and she or he went to be together with her soulmate, Willie, in heaven.A funeral mass will likely be Oct. 31, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Hobbs Funeral Dwelling, 671 U.S. Rte. 1, Scarborough, Maine. Burial to comply with at Woodlawn Cemetery in Biddeford, Maine .On-line condolences could also be expressed at http://www.hobbsfuneralhome.com.